Incident: Dramatic Increase in Strategic Thefts in Kentucky

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Overhaul recommends that shippers of targeted and high demand or high value products be extremely thorough in vetting brokers and carriers in their network, as well as documenting all drivers, tractors, and trailers that arrive to pick up cargo with thorough pictures that include all identifying markings on the tractor/trailer, as well as the driver […]

Incident:  Holiday Awareness (Labor Day) 

In addition to thoroughly vetting all brokers, carriers, and drivers, and documenting all necessary details for each shipment, shippers should confirm in advance if the receiver’s hours of operation will be affected by the holiday and adjust any schedules as needed to avoid unnecessary staging. For over the road shipments, any stops made over the […]

Incident: Strategic Cargo Theft Recovery, Load Splitting, Burned Trailer 

Overhaul advises shippers of targeted products to be extremely diligent in vetting all carriers and drivers. Provided carrier and driver information should be checked against publicly available online records and official company website information. Thorough documentation should be kept that include photos from origin of the driver, the CDL, the back of the trailer with […]

Incident:  Full Truckload Energy Drink Recovery  

Overhaul advises shippers of pharmaceutical products to remain vigilant for signs of surveillance at their origin facilities. Additionally, drivers should be alert for any indications of being followed. Drivers should also maintain communication with dispatch and/or remote monitoring center when traveling through or stopping in a high-risk area. Contextual intelligence, remote compliance monitoring, real time […]

Incident:  Full Truckload Infant Formula Recovery  

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Overhaul recommends that shippers of targeted cargo verify the operating hours of receiving facilities to ensure that freight does not have to sit idle waiting for the opportunity to deliver. Shippers should also keep thorough documentation that includes photos from origin of the driver, the CDL, the back of the trailer with seal affixed (seal […]

Intelligence Alert: Independence Day​

Manage a greater risk of cargo theft on Tuesday July, 4 2023 Intelligence Alert: Independence Day Date: 06/26/2023  Location: United States  Incident:  Holiday Awareness (Independence Day)  As Independence Day approaches on Tuesday, July 4, shippers across the United States should be aware and plan accordingly for limited holiday hours over the long holiday weekend and […]

The Energy Crisis’ Impact on Cargo Security

First published: March 2023 2022 and thus far into 2023 has seen an explosion in the cost of living around the globe. Prolific Western government spending, supply chain disruptions from Covid-19 lockdowns to container shortages, plus the geopolitical earthquake of Russia invading Ukraine has led to some of the worst inflation in decades, supply shortages […]

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