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Filching Freight Part I: The LTL Terminal Theft Spree

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 1/26/16 1:52 PM

On Twitter this month, we asked: What was the most notorious theft of 2015? Renowned cargo theft expert J.J. Coughlin, author of “Cargo Crime”, VP at LoJack SCI and chairman of the Southwest Transportation Security Council, responded without hesitation: the LTL terminal theft spree in East Texas and surrounding states.

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Topics: Cargo Theft, Freight

The Road Ahead: Midwest Cargo Security Council Meeting

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 12/14/15 1:27 PM

The Midwest Cargo Security Council shared valuable information and strategies for cargo theft prevention during its quarterly meeting, held at Illinois-based AIT Worldwide Logistics, a full-service transportation management provider with continental headquarters in Chicago, Amsterdam and Hong Kong.

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Topics: Cargo Theft, Midwest Cargo Security Council

Lifting LaTour Part I: Law Enforcement Pro Discusses $2.3M Champagne Warehouse Theft — In Conjunction with CargoNet

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 11/10/15 1:16 PM

Part I: Mission Impossible

Last spring in the UK, a group of thieves boosted $2.3 million worth of the finest champagne in the world from the warehouse of Berry Bros. & Rudd, the wine merchants that supply the Royal Family. The audacious raid didn’t lack for style: the thieves paused to drink bottles of Moet & Chandon and Chateau LaTour before vacating the premises.

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Topics: Cargo Theft, Lifting LaTour Series, Industry News

Stealing the Spotlight: 2015 National Cargo Theft Summit

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 10/30/15 3:54 PM

Having recently partnered with the Midwest Cargo Theft Task Force, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Major Theft Unit and the Memphis Cargo Theft Task Force, the third National Cargo Theft Summit in Memphis, Tennessee demonstrated impressive growth and hope.

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Topics: Cargo Theft

The Power of One: Idealease Trade Show

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 9/25/15 11:10 AM

The 33rd annual Idealease meeting took place in Scottsdale, Arizona. Idealease, Inc., a nationally renowned commercial truck lease and rental company, celebrated this year’s event with the theme “ONE Idealease.” Dan Murphy, Idealease President and CEO, explained, “Our meeting includes a celebration of our success in 2015, our programs and growth plans for the coming year, and importantly, recognition of our top Idealease sales, service and management professionals who daily demonstrate our expertise, responsiveness and stability to our customers as ONE Idealease.”

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Topics: Cargo Theft, Equipment Rental Industry, Commercial Security, Trucking

Security in the Heartland: Midwest Cargo Security Council Meeting

Posted by Electric Guard Dog on 9/8/15 8:05 AM

Valuable security information and strategies were shared at the quarterly Midwest Cargo Security Council meeting. New measures were adopted and red flags were raised, including:

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Topics: Cargo Theft, Law Enforcement, Commercial Security, Midwest Cargo Security Council