In today’s day and age, it is important to ensure you are protecting yourself and your employer from all types of scams. The transportation industry is a $700 billion industry, which makes it a large target for scammers, especially as many companies switch to remote workforces. The article from DAT explains the three ways to avoid cargo scams by verifying contact info, asking for additional details, and keeping your company information up to date. If you are interested in how to protect yourself from scammers be sure to check out Frank Abagnale’s book “Scam Me If You Can”. Visit the links below to learn more:

https://www.dat.com/blog/post/3-ways-to-avoid-cargo-scams

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/remote-workers-and-the-thieves-that-want-their-data