Prevention efforts yield 33% drop in cargo theft

Drugmakers' care in choosing transportation and warehousing vendors, along with their scrutiny of trade lane vulnerabilities, are among the reasons for the drop in large-scale pharma cargo theft: The number of incidents has been reduced by 33% from 2008 to 2011. In addition, the average value of a large-scale pharma loss is now $320,000, down from $3.5 million in 2009. Story