Almost 70% of reported cargo losses across Europe and the Middle East in September occurred in the UK, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association. The figures are revealed in TAPA’s latest survey of cargo losses across 11 European and Middle Eastern countries. Whilst TAPA acknowledged that some of the other countries in the survey may not be as vigilant in recording cargo losses, it said the figures reveal a serious problem with cargo thefts in the UK. This it […]
Solicitors Smith Bowyer Clarke (SBC) said it was currently dealing with 10 cases per week where hauliers were seeking legal advice after receiving fines for having stowaways inside their vehicles.
More than 60 cargo thefts from trucks have been reported since the beginning of 2021, amounting to over £1m worth of goods stolen, according to the latest figures from the freight division of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS).
A police operation which used an unmarked lorry to target large commercial vehicles in the Lincolnshire area of the A1 has resulted in 32 trucks being stopped over a three-day period.