Number of cargo crimes 58% higher than in 2016, despite improving trend


 

Recorded cargo crimes in the UK fell for the third consecutive quarter this year but remain 58% higher than the corresponding period of last year, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). TAPA’s latest quarterly report on cargo theft reveals that the number of freight crimes in the UK in Q3 2017 was 323, 14.3% lower than the 369 in the quarter before. It was also 22.5% fewer than the 417 reported in Q1. Despite the reduction quarter on […]