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What Can I Do About Cargo Theft on the Rise?

Posted by Sean Murphy on February 28, 2020

The cost of cargo theft is massive. Its ripple effects go beyond the cost of the stolen goods. To give you an idea of how bad it is, SupplyChainBrain references a study on stolen digital cameras worth $200,000. It would take 10 times the number of sales, or $2 million, to offset…

Distribution Center Thieves Arrested

Posted by Sean Murphy on January 17, 2020

Because distribution centers can contain millions of dollars’ worth of merchandise, they can be at high risk for theft. Late one night, our trained Stealth security operators spotted a few individuals walk through the hole in the fence surrounding a California distribution…

What You Need to Know About Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 26, 2019

Companies pay a high price when they don't take steps to prevent cargo theft. The average cargo value per cargo theft was more than $150,000 according to CargoNet. That brings the estimated total of cargo stolen in the U.S. and Canada in the second quarter of 2019 to almost $23…

Top 3 Warehouse Security Challenges You Need to Know About

Posted by Sean Murphy on October 11, 2019

Warehouses store a lot of expensive inventory and equipment. With people and transportation constantly flowing in and out of the warehouse property, it's a constant hub of activity. It puts them at risk for many things. Theft is a costly problem. Loss Prevention Magazine reveals…

Why Video Monitoring Needs to Be Part of Warehouse Security

Posted by Sean Murphy on October 9, 2019

Cargo theft is a $15 to $30-billion-dollar problem in the U.S. according to Loss Prevention Magazine. This averages out to one cargo theft every single day of the year and $254,800 loss value per incident. The problem is bigger than the United States. In Canada, cargo theft…

Warehouse Security: Trespasser Arrested Breaking into Big Rig

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 22, 2019

If you store inventory or valuable assets outside, you know how crucial security can be.

Stealth Is Now A PULSE Preferred Partner

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 10, 2019

Cargo theft. It’s a crime that has been around for centuries. It is seen as a low-risk, high-reward crime. In the U.S., cargo theft is a $15-$30 billion racket, but statistics are difficult to pinpoint. According to the FBI, less than 20 percent of stolen cargo is ever…

Warehousing's Biggest Challenge and How to Solve It

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 3, 2019

At its simplest, warehousing involves the storage of things. At its most complex, it involves logistics management and distribution networks. Companies want smarter warehousing where they know the location of all items. They want to track items coming from the source or going to…