Since the beginning of the recession cargo thefts have increased by 20 percent for trucking companies. Over the last few years thefts have been stagnate, but since 2008 they started to increase. Usually thieves focus on high value loads but since the recession this has changed. Thieves have gone back to the basics, such as food and paper products.. The American Trucking Association reports that criminals are targeting over the road trucking companies. Although thefts have been occurring nationwide a majority are on the southern corridor from California to Florida. Double digit unemployment in the southern states could a factor in the FREIGHT thefts.
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