The Eden Prairie, Minn.-based C.H. Robinson is joining CargoNet to provide customers with ways to strengthen security for sensitive and high-value product freight, according to a news release.

C.H. Robinson works to cut cargo theftThrough using theft data, trends and hotspots, C.H. Robinson plans to incorporate CargoNet data to provide supply chain intelligence on areas to avoid and how to better manage supply chains, according to the release.

CargoNet’s information-sharing network passes cargo theft information to statewide law enforcement systems and several non-law enforcement channels almost immediately after a theft is reported.

CargoNet helps law enforcement officers find information to aid in the solving of investigations, identify perpetrators and recover stolen product, according to the release.

“Shippers can mitigate the risk of cargo theft by understanding what makes commodities easier to steal and taking steps to reduce theft,” Chris McLoughlin, a C.H. Robinson cargo risk manager, said in the release. “Working with CargoNet allows C.H. Robinson to add another layer to our risk management security plan, which adds value to our customers and contract carriers through business intelligence.”

CargoNet is a division of Verisk Crime Analytics, a Verisk Analytics company.