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Labor Day Weekend Marks Start Of Peak Season For Cargo Theft

 Friday, September 4, 2015

 FleetOwner

While the September through December time frame has for many years often ben considered the “peak season” for freight shipments (though that’s been changing of late) it’s also the “peak season” for something else: cargo theft. And the upcoming Labor Day holiday is generally the “kickoff” for higher-than-normal cargo theft activity, noted security consulting firm FreightWatch International. “Holiday weekends are notorious for presenting increased cargo theft risks for transportation companies, shippers, and manufacturers,” the company noted in a recent update.
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