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  • TT Club Warns of cyber crime risks

    June 30, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    LONDON, U.K.–Speaking at TOC Europe’s Container Supply Chain Conference in London, freight insurance specialist TT Club’s Mike Yarwood has warned of the increasing dangers posed by ‘cyber-criminals’ targeting carriers, ports, terminals and other transport operators. Examples of computer hacking affecting

  • A police officer’s view of cargo crime

    June 25, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. – In the grand scheme of things, Trevor Archibald knows that there is no way to be completely successful at his job, but rather than discouraging him, he turns each small, individual victory into a driving force that

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    IBC and CTA roll out new national cargo theft reporting program

    March 19, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    TORONTO, Ont. — In an attempt to put a stop to cargo theft crime nationwide, the Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) and Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) have teamed up and expanded their joint IBC-CTA reporting form into a national reporting

  • Crime Stoppers stopping cargo theft

    January 24, 2014 by Canadian Shipper

    MARKHAM, Ont. –Crime Stoppers, the public awareness and crime tip reporting program, has a new focus this year: cargo theft. During a ceremony to celebrate January being International Crime Stoppers month, Crime Stoppers of York Region announced that cargo theft

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    PortVision, West Gulf Marine Association, work to deploy web based solution for terminal gate security

    October 24, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    HOUSTON, Tex.– PortVision announced it has awarded the first grant in the PortVision CONNECT initiative, which funds web-based initiatives for non-profit maritime organizations. PortVision is working with the West Gulf Maritime Association (WGMA) to deploy a free web-based solution for

  • C.H. Robinson strengthens anti-cargo theft strategy

    October 7, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    Eden Prairie, MN– C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., one of the world’s largest logistics companies, is bolserting its anti-cargo theft strategy by joining CargoNet® to provide customers with a proactive approach to strengthening security around sensitive and high value product freight.

  • Police, carriers launch Project Momentum against cargo crime

    September 7, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    BUFORD, ON– The trucking industry, law enforcement and industry stakeholders launched Project Momentum in Buford, Ontario this week as an initiative to raise awareness and share mitigation strategies on the growing threat of cargo crime in the high-risk corridor along

  • Trucking associations, industry offer free cargo crime workshop

    August 21, 2013 by Canadian Shipper

    BURFORD, ON—The Canadian Trucking Alliance, the Ontario Trucking Association, Verisk Crime Analytics Canada and CargoNet will present the official launch of their “Project Momentum” agenda Thursday, September 5, 2013 at the Burford Community Centre in Burford, Ontario. Project Momentum is

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    Recommendations published on safety of container yard equipment

    December 20, 2012 by Canadian Shipper

    LONDON, UK– The Port Equipment Manufacturers Association, TT Club and ICHCA, (a global association dedicated to the promotion of safety and efficiency in the handling and movement of goods by all modes and throughout the supply chain) have jointly published

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    Info-sharing network aims to reduce cargo theft

    January 5, 2010 by Canadian Shipper

    WARREN, NJ–The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has joined an initiative to combat cargo theft through improved information sharing between industry and law enforcement. The CargoNet initiative, based in the U.S., involves a national database and secure information sharing network,