Cargo Securement

A major and ongoing issue in freight transportation circles, this section provides the latest information on the cargo theft trends, as well as what’s being done in terms of technology and processes to stop it.

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Heightened cargo theft trends continue in Q3

Nov. 14, 2023
Cargo theft has spiked dramatically in 2023, and the third quarter of the year is no exception. Experts offer advice to carriers on how to keep freight safe.
Canopy Security
Canopy Pickup Cam helps protect tools and equipment in the pickup bed.

Camera technology protects equipment, gear, and data

Nov. 2, 2023
App-based security camera gives you eyes on your truck bed at all times, while connected vehicle security company protects your data on the backend.
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Transfix launches shipment verification to combat fraud

Aug. 24, 2023
As cargo theft using fraudulent identities is on the rise, Transfix is launching a service to verify known shipments.
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Industry responds to heightened cargo theft

Aug. 7, 2023
Cargo theft events have increased for yet another quarter, according to the latest CargoNet data, and trucking stakeholders have taken notice as to inform carriers as to how they...
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For sophisticated cargo thieves, use advanced tools

May 25, 2023
Cargo theft is on the rise as thieves become more sophisticated. Carriers must evaluate their security technologies and practices if they are to keep up.