Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Package theft soars across the U.S.

The New York Times
Around the country, more than 1.7 million packages are stolen or go missing every day — adding up to more than $25 million in lost goods and services, according to an analysis for The Times by José Holguín-Veras, an engineering professor and director of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center of Excellence for Sustainable Urban Freight Systems.

In a new survey by, an online insurance service, nearly 1 in 5 respondents nationally reported having had a package stolen. . . . more