Cargo Theft declines again thanks to tracking technology

2017-12-01T16:24:42+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

For the second time in 2017, cargo theft in the United States and Canada have declined. In the third quarter, the total incidents fell 8% and total loss value dropping nearly 17% compared with the same period a year ago, according to CargoNet. CargoNet which is a subsidiary of Jersey City, N.J.-based Verisk Analytics and [...]

Cargo Theft Trends Declining Due To Electronic Countermeasures

2017-08-23T19:46:54+00:00 August 23rd, 2017|

Cargo theft trends are showing a decline after the second quarter of 2017. In spite of the downward trend, 17.2 million dollars worth of freight was still stolen by trucking thieves. The numbers of trucks and trailers heisted in the United States and Canada declined last quarter, with thieves snagging 110 tractors and 109 trailers. [...]

$800,000.00 in stolen vehicles recovered

2017-06-21T14:12:44+00:00 June 21st, 2017|

Hamilton Police say they have recovered 75 stolen vehicles worth over $800,000 in a single day. The vehicles were recovered from Six Nations Territory last Thursday, June 15, as part of an extended operation targeting auto theft in the GTHA. The value of the stolen vehicles, police say, is about $811,000 in all. The operation was [...]

$40,000 In Meat Products Stolen From Walkerton

2017-04-29T17:14:57+00:00 April 29th, 2017|

A trailer holding $40,000 worth of meat products was stolen from a business in Walkerton recently. The trailer unit was later found 184 kilometers away in Toronto. A recent post on Fourteen Forty GPS revealed that cargo theft is a growing problem costing businesses billions of dollars every year. CargoNet, a firm that collects and analyzes cargo-theft data, reports that [...]

Canadian drivers will soon be required to electronically record their hours

2017-04-08T16:07:51+00:00 April 8th, 2017|

Canada's Federal Government says it will soon implement new safety regulations requiring drivers to use electronic logging devices. The move is aligned with U.S. efforts to tackle fatigue among truck and bus drivers. Transport Canada says that Canadian drivers will be required to electronically record their hours on the road, marking a change from the mandatory paper logs [...]

Protecting lone workers is not a choice, it’s a call of duty

2017-03-20T20:16:44+00:00 March 20th, 2017|

Accidents can be all too common if proper risk assessments and prevention strategies are not in place. By following the health and safety legislation and guidance, implementing additional training, integrating strictly adhered lone worker protocols, and providing an effective check-in and alert system, companies can avoid the exorbitantly hefty fines, loss of profits, and most [...]

2016 Cargo Theft Trend Analysis From CargoNet

2017-03-20T19:23:05+00:00 February 16th, 2017|

In 2016, 1,614 records of cargo theft, heavy commercial vehicle theft, supply chain fraud, and other intelligence events across the United States and Canada were logged by the CargoNet® Command Center. 836 of those records involved cargo theft. Read the full article here.

10 Ways to Prevent Wandering

2017-02-15T13:27:05+00:00 February 14th, 2017|

One of the biggest concerns of caregivers who tend to people with cognitive problems is how to prevent wandering. Wandering is a risk associated with many conditions such as autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, and dementia (which can result from Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, head injuries, and Parkinson’s disease). Whatever the condition, the anxiety for caregivers [...]

$50,000 in milk stolen from transport truck in Mississauga

2017-02-15T13:27:34+00:00 February 13th, 2017|

Everyday millions of dollars in goods are transported on Ontario highways. Cargo trucks can be an easy target for theft and so there's a growing demand for GPS tracking devices that protect drivers and their valuable freight. On two separate occasions this week, cargo trucks containing milk and fruit have been robbed in the GTA and [...]

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