Theft up as thieves shift targets

Kilcarr, Sean
April 2010
Fleet Owner;Apr2010, Vol. 105 Issue 4, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the increasing cargo theft in the U.S. According to an analysis by FreightWatch International (USA) Inc., cargo thieves are getting more sophisticated and willing to take larger risks as the average value of cargo shipments continues to climb. This annual review of cargo theft trends showed that thieves stole 859 truckloads in 2009, up from 767 loads in 2008 and 672 in 2007.


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