1999 FLEET/TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Food is the No. 1 commodity stolen by cargo thieves in the United States, and truck thefts are a prime problem area.Due to the sheer volume of trucks on the road, and the ability to repackage grocery product and put it back into the local economy, grocery trailers are prime targets of thieves, according to Gail Toth, executive director of the Transportation Loss Prevention and Security

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Food is the No. 1 commodity stolen by cargo thieves in the United States, and truck thefts are a prime problem area.

Due to the sheer volume of trucks on the road, and the ability to repackage grocery product and put it back into the local economy, grocery trailers are prime targets of thieves, according to Gail Toth, executive director of the Transportation Loss Prevention and Security Council, part of the American Trucking Association, Alexandria, Va.

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