In the slammer at last!

By |June 30th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

Well it was back in January 2014 that one of our North West based customers had a JCB Vibromax road roller stolen the theft was noticed on the Saturday morning and our investigator was soon on site in the Middleton area of Manchester. After a short drive the machine was located on a plant trailer [...]

CanTrack quantify the “home game” effect

By |June 17th, 2016|News|

Yesterday’s  England and Wales match, the first such event in a major football tournament, was widely forecast to bring both nations to a near standstill with newspaper predictions of a 10% drop in the day’s productivity as blue and white collar employees alike followed the game on TV, radio and the internet. Leading telematic solutions [...]

CanTrack recover stolen JCB Telehandler in less than 3 hours!

By |June 16th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

A stolen JCB Telescopic Handler, owned by a leading Northern Plant Hirer, fitted with a CanTrack Asset telematics device was recovered by the company’s  investigator less than 3 hours after it was reported missing from a construction site in Handforth Green, near Manchester Airport. The £60,000 JCB 540/170 was recovered from the Elk Mill Retail [...]

12 Tons on the move

By |June 15th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

At the end of last week one of our customers had a 17m JCB Telehandler stolen from a large construction site to the south of Manchester when we received the call about the theft on Friday morning and checked the units last location it had moved 20miles north to the outskirts of Oldham. Incredible that [...]

Fly Tipper

By |June 14th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

Our West Yorkshire based customers are having a bad time of it with theft at the moment and for the last year its the M62 corridor hot spot linking all the counties from east to west where a large number of thefts are occurring, with the transport links making it easy for the thieves to [...]

Just stopped for Coffee

By |June 9th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

A West Yorkshire based customer had a brand new Thwaites hi tip dumper stolen from a site on the outskirts of Wakefield overnight, the asset tracker switched on at 10.15hrs the following morning just after the theft was reported to us, the unit was now showing in the Beeston area of Leeds. Our closest investigator [...]

3 out of 3

By |June 5th, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

Back in March 2016 we where contacted by a Hampshire based plant hire company who had in the previous 3 months been subjected to five machinery thefts and had no success in recovering any of them, they approached us and decided to purchase the Cantrack Asset tracker. Since then they have had three machines stolen [...]

Dusk till Dawn

By |June 3rd, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

This was the first recovery of the epic Cantrack Italian Job carried out by our senior investigator the full story of these stolen machines can be read there the brief version is that five telehandlers were cross hired by our customer to another hire firm who were duped by a false company. This was the [...]

CanTrack’s Italian Job

By |June 2nd, 2016|News, Theft Recovery|

2 DAY CHASE ACROSS EUROPE RESULTS IN THE RECOVERY OF 6 STOLEN MACHINES There are a number of ways in which machines can be stolen, from an opportunistic thief taking a ‘joy-ride’ in a digger to specific equipment being ‘stolen to order’ for export. As equipment security has improved professional thieves have developed new scams [...]

CanTrack develop industry partnerships with the CEA and CPA

By |June 1st, 2016|News|

CanTrack one of the CEA’s newest members Leading tracking solutions provider CanTrack is now a member of the CEA. Formerly known as Custodia Systems, CanTrack has close links with the construction equipment market supplying a compact security and asset tracking unit and a convenient ‘plug and play’ GPS module for commercial vehicles. CanTrack’s customers include [...]