Criminals target stranded cargoes

Supply chain congestion is increasing the threat of cargo theft, according to a new report. The document, based on recent incident data for the whole of 2021 collated from sources including law enforcement agencies, governments and trade  by insurer, TT Club and supply chain intelligence firm BSI, reported a shift in emphasis in-transit, vehicle- based attacks to losses while cargo is at-rest in storage locations.  Widespread congestion at ports and inland ... [+]

US crooks target static cargo

Third quarter theft data in the US shows a trend away from ‘on the move’ targets to locations where cargo is temporarily stored and delivered, says insurer, the TT Club.  Targeted locations include traditional warehouses and depots where containers and trailers are being held awaiting collection, many of which are ... [+]

Global cargo up for grabs, says insurer’s report

Theft from road vehicles accounts for 84% of global cargo theft with ‘slash and grab’ the largest type of cargo offence at 26%,according to the second edition of the TT Club and BSI report. There were however significant regional variations within the overall figures; food, beverage, alcohol and tobacco was the ... [+]

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