According to the cargo theft recording firm, SensiGuard, fleet and cargo theft will see more activity over Labor Day weekend. Cargo Theft May Increase this Labor Day Weekend The firm cited date from Labor Day weekends between 2012 and 2016, which 39 percent more thefts occurred than normal, non-holiday weekends. In 2016, 14 cargo thefts totaled more than $2.5 million. Truckers and trucking/transportation firms are advised to cut down on unsecured parking times. Also, GPS tracking of high-value loads is recommended.

Some significant Labor Day weekend thefts include, a sporting goods facility theft in 2016 in California worth $1.5 million and facility theft of cell phones in Tennessee worth $1.5 million in 2014.