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Tips for Reducing Fuel Theft at Your Logistics Hub

Posted by Sean Murphy on August 8, 2018

The number one cost every trucking and logistics company has is fuel. It is the lifeblood of the industry and accounts for nearly 30% of total expenses. Such a large investment needs to be protected, but as the price of oil increases so does the risk for fuel theft. According to…

Can Live Video Monitoring Improve My Scrap Metal Yard Security?

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 27, 2018

Scrap metal yards are tempting places for criminals. They house high-value material like copper, aluminum, nickel, iron and stainless steel in typically open areas. Many scrap metal yards rely on guards or patrols to monitor their property, but there have been many cases in…

Warehouse Security Guidelines to Help Prevent Crime

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 20, 2018

Warehouses are home to a lot of expensive equipment and merchandise. Because of their often immense size and layout, securing them can be a challenge. The International Warehouse Logistics Association (IWLA) released their best practice guidelines for improving warehouse…

Oakland Warehouse Fire One of the Deadliest in City’s History

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 13, 2018

An unauthorized dance party and concert at the Ghost Ship Artists’ Collective Warehouse turned into one of the deadliest fires in Oakland’s history. Seventy people were inside, 36 were killed. It took just 15 seconds from the time the first flame was noticed until the entire…

Nearly 750 Incidents of Supply Chain Theft Reported in 2017

Posted by Sean Murphy on July 9, 2018

Cargo theft is a profitable business and criminals are finding new ways to penetrate the supply chain. The hardest hit industries include electronics, pharmaceutical, alcohol and tobacco, and food and beverage. A single incident of cargo theft can result in loss of sales, loss…

Over 40% of Stolen Vehicles are Never Recovered

Posted by Norm Charney by Chris O' Rourke by Sean Murphy on July 6, 2018

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), thieves steal a motor vehicle every 44 seconds. The NHTSA reports that about 40% of these auto thefts involve driver mistakes like leaving a key in the ignition or not locking their vehicle. According to…

Can Warehouse Fires Be a Security Threat at Your Industrial Property?

Posted by Sean Murphy on March 21, 2018

Warehouse fires can cause operational nightmares for industrial and flex space property managers. The fire can destroy inventory and equipment, as well as cause injuries and death. The ability to quickly notify fire departments can resolve an incident that has the potential to…

How Can You Increase Warehouse Security?

Posted by Sean Murphy on February 28, 2018

Warehouse security can protect your distribution hub from vandalism, robbery and damage. Cargo theft is a big problem in the United States. According to an FBI report, there were 628 incidents in one year, resulting in nearly $28 million in stolen goods. Those figures may be…