AFTER FALLING IN JUNE, REPORTED CARGO THEFTS ROSE 33% YEAR-ON-YEAR IN JULY WITH TOTAL LOSSES OF MORE THAN €3.9 MILLION IN 11 COUNTRIES
After the 1% year-on-year fall in recorded cargo crimes in the EMEA region in June, the latest data from TAPA’s Incident Information Service for July 2017 shows a far more familiar trend, rising 33% on the same month a year ago to 177 new freight thefts.
Losses last month were reported in 11 countries in the region.
Of the 177 incidents, 76 or 42.9% provided financial loss data resulting in a combined value for these crimes of €3,960,191. The average loss for recorded cargo thefts in July,...