How to Mitigate Cargo Theft Risks

The good news is that incidents of cargo theft are going down.  The bad news is that the trucking industry can't afford to let its guard down.  With the holiday season in full swing, it's a prime time for criminals to get bold about targeting trucks with prized cargo that can be easily sold or distributed quickly and discreetly.

Road Scholar Transport implements numerous safeguards to protect and guard loads against theft.  In fact, in our nearly 30 years of existence, Road Scholar has never experienced a full cargo loss.  By following ironclad protocols for both drivers and cargo, we can maintain the high-security shipping customers know us for.  The features below are just a few that are implemented with each shipment:

  • Electronic door monitoring

Road Scholar Transport protects your load with our integrated electronic door monitoring system.  On-demand GPS location, e-mail alerting, and continuous and complete online reporting and monitoring are included.

  • Geofencing

Road Scholar Transport offers geofencing capability that can be customized to meet the needs and route designated by its customers.

  • Highly visible

All Road Scholar Transport trucks are branded with our company name while our brightly colored awareness trucks are sure to capture anyone’s attention.  In addition, our drivers are all background-checked, qualified, and constantly educated on load security.  All drivers also wear a Road Scholar uniform while they are on the job.

  • Secure locks

Road Scholar Transport uses different types of locks to secure the loads we ship and ensure that they remain secure.  Navalock is approved by the United States Customs and Border Protection and is immune to the effects of chisels, bolt cutters, and sledgehammers.  For high-security loads, Road Scholar Transport uses the Babaco TRUCK-LOC V.  This lock cannot be forgotten, lost, cut, or stolen, ensuring that your load stays secure every step of the way.

With 24/7 oversight and dispatch of your load, as well as the availability of expedited services, Road Scholar Transport ensures that the security of the loads we transport are never in question. Contact us today to schedule your secure load pickup!