‘Slash and Grab’ Cargo Theft from Trucks and ‘Inside Jobs’ are on the Rise

Thefts from trucks remain the biggest criminal risk in logistics, accounting for 84% of cargo theft. But along with the problem of unsecured parking, the TT Club reports a rising trend of thefts by “insiders.”

TT Club, in partnership with BSI Supply Chain Services & Solutions, yesterday released a report on global cargo theft, that says ‘slash and grab’ is the most common type, accounting for 27%, with 29% of the crimes happening in transit.

Theft from warehouses and facilities are less common, with thieves seeming to shy away from secure locations. Regionally, however, the results differ – with the highest median value of thefts in South America, at $77,000… The Loadstar

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