Cargo Theft to Spike 30-40%

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Expect cargo theft to spike between 30-40% over this holiday weekend. Want to help protect yourself? Check out our tips below: The best things to do focus around protecting the cargo while it is at rest. This is especially true when it is in a trailer at a truck stop or in an unsecured lot…

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No Celebrating Holiday Cargo Theft

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Weekends are historically bad for cargo theft, but holiday weekends are notoriously awful. Thanksgiving weekend is historically a hotbed of cargo theft activity. Freightwatch International reported that last year’s holiday cargo thefts averaged about 3 per day, which is about a 27% increase compared to non-holiday weekends. Last year’s Thanksgiving weekend led to 18 reported…

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DOT Compliance Tip: Load Securement

Load Securement. Often, we only talk about load securement as it relates to flatbed operations. But, a majority of cargo loss and damage in transit occurs when dry van loads aren’t well braced. Be sure to take advantage of all available information concerning load securement where possible. Free Load Securement Resource!! Check out this great…

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Cargo Theft Up 40% This Weekend?

Here is a free checklist to help you prepare for the increased cargo theft exposure! Free Weekend/Holiday Cargo Theft Checklist   While you’re enjoying a nice hot dog or hamburger with your friends and family, cargo thieves will be watching and waiting in an attempt to help your company become a cargo theft statistic! According…

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Join the Transportation Safety Professionals of America Today!!

Only $14 per month to join!!  Each day, I strive to provide as much value as possible to my friends. I wanted to let you know about a new movement that I’m spearheading. On April, 1 2016, I’m launching the Transportation Safety Professionals Association of America! This community is dedicated to improving fleet safety and regulatory…

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3 Easy Ways To Ruin Your Freight Brokerage

I’m sure that there are many ways to easily ruin your freight brokering business or that division of your trucking/transportation company. But, here are three different ways that might not be that clear or well understood. Let’s get to it!   #1 Not Giving A Crap About Carrier Compliance   Having a good slate of…

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Trucking Risk Tip of the Day: Locked Up Tight?

Would one of your friends enjoy these? Please forward this link to them: http://forms.aweber.com/form/58/444663258.htm We provide these for free because we truly care about the transportation and logistics industry and about protecting those who are in it. If you could find a spare moment to share this on your favorite social media site or send the link to…

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Trucking Risk Tip of the Day!

Please share on your favorite site: Would one of your friends enjoy these? Please forward this link to them: http://forms.aweber.com/form/58/444663258.htm We provide these for free because we truly care about the transportation and logistics industry and about protecting those who are in it. If you could find a spare moment to share this on your favorite social media…

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The Cargo Risk Tip of the Day!

Please share on your favorite site: Hi Sam, Thanks for subscribing to the Cargo Risk Tip of the Day! Would one of your friends enjoy these? Please forward this link to them: http://forms.aweber.com/form/58/444663258.htm We provide these for free because we truly care about the transportation and logistics industry and about protecting those who are in it. If you…

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How To Actually Prevent Cargo Theft

Excellent video that really outlines the issues that cargo theft presents in the economy today! Well worth the time to watch!   DFW Cargo Theft News Story   Dallas isn’t alone, as their video shows. Atlanta, Southern California, New York/New Jersey area, All of Florida and the greater Chicagoland area are all major hubs for…

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