TITLE

Rethinking security and logistics can help reduce risk of cargo theft

PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Trailer / Body Builders;Dec2008, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the findings of a 2008 statistical study conducted by Chubb Group of Insurance Cos. on security and logistics in the trucking industry. The study recorded the most targeted locations of thefts as well as several of the items which are mostly stolen. Several steps that businesses can take to help prevent thefts are outlined.
ACCESSION #
36126930

 

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