CargoNet’s data consists of information on stolen commodity type, theft incident location and date, cargo origin/destination and loss value, as well as additional analysis generated from 144 specific data fields. The information can be used to:
The data assists transportation professionals in mitigating risk by pinpointing areas of vulnerability surrounding the movement of goods, mapping patterns of theft against the flow of goods, and forecasting future cargo theft challenges.
CargoNet® reports similar levels of supply chain crime activity as first-quarter 2020, despite changes to targeted commodities and tactics used by cargo thieves.
There were a total of 185 theft events recorded for an average of 37 events per holiday period. The average stolen shipment was valued at $151,199. Theft was highest during the 2016 holiday during which CargoNet recorded 51 theft events.
CargoNet is extending warnings about significant theft risk to freight for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Cargo thieves will seek to exploit extended business closures this upcoming holiday to steal more cargo.
There were 143 events reported with an average of 29 events per year. Activity for latest Memorial Day Weekend 2020 increased 35% from previous year's holiday period.ations.