Cargo Theft Shows a 19 Percent Decrease in Volume

SensiGuard Supply Chain Intelligence Center said Wednesday it recorded 144 cargo thefts in the U.S. during the first quarter of 2019. The intelligence center is part of SensiGuard Supply Chain.

  • SensiGuard said 55 of the incidents occurred in January, 33 in February and 56 in March.
  • The average loss value per incident was $116,717, representing a 19% decrease in volume and a 4% decrease in value from the fourth quarter of 2018.
  • When compared to the same quarter in 2018, the 2019 data represents a 25% increase in volume and a 1% increase in value.

There was one theft valued at over $1 million — a facility theft of cosmetics in California… The

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