Cargo thieves switch focus due to pandemic

22 October 2020

Cargo thieves in South Africa switched from stealing electronic gear to food and medical supplies in the second quarter of 2020 as their value and importance rose in the coronavirus lockdown, a report has found.

TT Club and BSI Screen’s report Freight Crime in South African Supply Chains said cargo theft of food and medical supplies was one of the major new freight crime threats to supply chains.

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