Cullen, David
August 2006
Fleet Owner;Aug2006, Vol. 101 Issue 8, p26
Trade Publication
The article focuses on cargo theft which is considered as the biggest problem faced by freight forwarders in the U.S. The efforts of these operators to solve this complexity has been hampered by several factors including highway and terminal robbery, hijacking, and driver giveaways. The case of grab and run is also used by criminals in targeting trucks loaded with high-technology equipment.


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