Waiting for your order in the mail? Your goods may be stolen from rail cargo thefts; in other words, goods at rest are goods at risk.
- Why is theft so rampant in Los Angeles for rail cargo like that of Union Pacific?
- According to the Guardian, what percentage increase in crimial rail theft has Union Pacific experienced in Los Angeles county since December 2020?
- On average, how many containers are compromised each day in Los Angeles county?
- What types of internal controls has Union Pacific been implementing and what additional internal controls do you recommend?
Guardian staff. (2022). Discarded packages, shredded boxes: Photos renew attention on Los Angeles cargo theft. The Guardian, Jan. 15 (Retrievable online at https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/14/los-angeles-cargo-theft-union-pacific)