Consortium launches smart connected tarpaulin to tackle rising curtainsider cargo thefts


Four companies have come together to develop a smart, connected trailer tarpaulin aimed at foiling cargo theft. Technology firm ZF, coated textile manufacturer Sioen Industries and security specialist Securitas have joined forces with side curtain manufacturer Roland International to create the Intrudor Detection system. The system has been launched as cargo theft continues to rise with 1,528 HGV and cargo crime related offences, worth around £26.4m, reported in the UK in the first quarter of 2021, according to the National […]