Warehouse Theft Nets 20,000 Cases of Beer

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Crooks on March 12 stole about C$500,000 worth of beer, pepperoni and dried beef in a theft from a warehouse in Boucherville on Montreal’s South Shore. Police report the thieves are attempting to sell the haul to businesses across two Canadian provinces.

Transport Topics
April 16, 2018
Business, Safety, TCA

Port of Los Angeles Terminal Shut Down After Police Standoff, Man Falls Off Crane

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A man who climbed a huge gantry crane at the Port of Los Angeles after he jumped from a stolen SUV at the end of a lengthy police chase fell to his death late Aug. 16.

Redlands (Calif.) Daily Facts
August 17, 2017
Business, Safety, Logistics

Analysis: In Brazil, Highway Robbery Is a Growth Industry

A truck in Brazil Dado Galdieri/Bloomberg News

Forget Blackbeard and the Amazon River pirates. Some of the most fearsome and efficient New World predators these days navigate the asphalt.

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg News
August 7, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Driver in Logging Truck Stops Wild Police Chase in California

Logging Truck Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office

A 21-year-old Merced, Calif., man landed behind bars July 12 after leading authorities on a wild chase through Merced and Mariposa counties while hauling construction equipment with a stolen flatbed truck, the Mariposa County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Rob Parsons | Merced (Calif.) Sun-Star
July 14, 2017

2016 Cargo Thefts Hit $114 Million; Food, Drinks, Electronics Top Targets

Cargo thefts fell for the third consecutive year, but the value of the stolen goods vaulted 13.3% to $114 million, according to CargoNet.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 6, 2017

Cargo Theft Off 9% in 3Q; Food, Drinks Top Target

Cargo theft decreased in the third quarter nationwide compared with the same period a year ago, except for one part of California, but experts are pointing to some startling facts in what items are being stolen and how the thieves pull it off.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
November 7, 2016
Business, CargoNet Partner to Fight Cargo Theft

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Loadboard operator has partnered with Verisk Analytics’ CargoNet business to help combat cargo theft.

Transport Topics
August 22, 2016

Truck Cargo Thefts Increase in Arkansas, FreightWatch Reports

FreightWatch International

FreightWatch International’s Supply Chain Intelligence Center received reports of more than 40 thefts at truck stops and highway pull-offs at several locations in Arkansas early this month, the group reported Feb. 13.

Transport Topics
February 13, 2015

$18 Million in Cargo Stolen in Past Three Months

More than $18 million in cargo was stolen in the United States from early October to late December, according to CargoNet.

Transport Topics
January 13, 2015
Special Coverage, Fuel, Business

FuelDefend Expands Product Lineup

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — FuelDefend Global Ltd., a provider of anti-siphoning devices to prevent fuel theft, announced several additions to its lineup.

Transport Topics
March 10, 2014