Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association has warned
that three different member firms have experienced truck hijackings
the past two weeks at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.
all cases, it appears that the hijackers knew of the truck contents,
“stalked” the trucks and patiently waited until the driver would
leave the truck for a short period of time. In one or two cases,
the ignition key was left in the truck, according to press accounts.
appears that it is a well-organized team, and we strongly recommend
to sensitize drivers to the increased hijacking threat. Ensure that
vehicles are well locked and always under supervision whilst loaded
with valuable goods," CIFFA warned its members.