Cargo theft from HGVs rose to pre-pandemic rates in the third quarter of 2020, as the national lockdown came to an end and traffic returned to the roads. According to the latest quarterly report on cargo theft from the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS), incidents of cargo theft in the UK rose by 33% in the three months to 31 August compared to the previous quarter. The report, collated by the freight arm of NAVCIS, said of the increase: […]
Fashion brand Boohoo’s Burnley distribution centre (DC) was raided by police this morning (31 March) after alleged claims the company had breached social distancing measures introduced by the government during the COVID-19 crisis.
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.