Cargo insecurity

Other Names:
Freight pilferage and theft

The handling of cargo occasions theft and pilferage. The latter is considered to be the theft of one or two items out of a package; it is usually committed on impulse, and occurs in terminal areas where goods are handled or stored. On the other hand, a major theft is considered to be the theft of one or more packages, and is rarely committed on impulse. It is usually planned on receipt of information identifying certain shipments, and this often involves collusion between several employees in the transport system. Most major thefts today occur while the goods are in transit.

Broader Problems:
Insecurity of property
Narrower Problems:
Seizure of cargoes
Related Problems:
Insecurity of resources
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
12.09.2019 – 17:01 CEST