Report Finds Cargo Theft Is Most Often an Inside Job

A report on global cargo theft released Monday finds that the commodity most commonly stolen is food and beverage, and says the greatest threat comes from criminal organizations that recruit companies’ own employees to share data on shipments and routes.

Following the food and beverage category (19 percent), the next most common thefts involve alcohol and tobacco (15 percent) and consumer products (15 percent), electronics (7 percent), and apparel and footwear (5 percent), according to “TT Club & BSI Cargo Theft Report 2018.” The study was produced by the British transport and logistics industry insurance provider Through Transport Mutual Insurance and supply chain intelligence provider BSI Group… DC Velocity

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