Official figures show a dramatic 19% increase in vehicle theft in the 12 months to March 2017

By |July 28th, 2017|News, Uncategorized|

The Office for National Statistics has just released a report Overview of vehicle-related theft: England and Wales. The detailed report is a summary of the long-term trends in vehicle-related theft, including demographic and nature of crime data. It makes interesting and sobering reading as on all counts vehicle related crime is up! Nearly 100,000 vehicles [...]

Beat the Thief, an experts briefing

By |July 27th, 2017|News|

As well as supplying market leading hardware CanTrack has an experienced team of experts working on their client's behalf around the clock. CanTrack's investigations and recovery team, made up of former police officers, operate at any time of the day or night to recover stolen vehicles and equipment, often in under 8 hours from the [...]

CanTrack MD, Peter Thompson, invited to speak at international INTERPOL Conference

By |July 27th, 2017|News|

INTERPOL enables police in 190 member countries to work together to fight international crime. They provide a range of policing expertise and capabilities, supporting three main crime programmes: Counter-terrorism, Cybercrime, and Organized and emerging crime. The latter encompasses vehicle and equipment theft as organised crime gangs are behind most thefts. An important part of INTERPOL's [...]

CanTrack sign up for the CPA’s 2017 Conference

By |July 19th, 2017|News|

The Construction Plant Conference is an annual one-day event organised by the CPA, the leading trade association for the plant hire sector in the UK. The CPA has over 1,600 members who supply 85% of plant used in the construction industry. The sector generates over £4 billion and invests £1.3 billion in new equipment each [...]

Quick stolen van recovery

By |July 18th, 2017|Theft Recovery|

This quick recovery started with a call to Cantrack’s operations room notifying them of the theft a VW Transporter van, on a parcel delivery round, from Little Chalfont near Hemel Hempstead. The van, fitted with a compact self-contained Asset was programmed to report its location within an hour of the call. On-time the asset unit [...]

CanTrack recoveries feature in the latest PANIU Report

By |July 11th, 2017|News|

The Met Police's PANIU report for January to March 2017 has just been published. The report features two recoveries by CanTrack. The first the recovery of a Thwaites site-dumper after a chase across the Europe, and the second the fiery recovery of a stolen BOMAG roller. You can read more about these here and here! [...]

Bike Social review the CanTrack Asset for bike tracking

By |July 10th, 2017|Testimonials|

Really pleased to have been subject to a very through review by the Bike Social team whom are part of the Bennetts group. It's a good review and they managed to fox the unit in a shipping container. It just goes to show, even a unit like the CanTrack Asset needs a mobile signal and [...]

Stolen GAP Compressor recovered from inside steel container in steel clad building!

By |July 10th, 2017|Theft Recovery|

Leading independent equipment hirer GAP Hire Solutions has been using CanTrack Asset in a range of its compact construction equipment since June 2016 and by June 2017 two GAP machines, both mini-excavators, had been stolen and recovered by CanTrack in under 24 hours. In early July GAP reported the theft of an Atlas Copco XAS [...]

9-hour recovery of stolen wood chipper

By |July 6th, 2017|Theft Recovery|

On the first Monday in July Cantrack’s operations room received a call from a long-standing client informing them that a Forst mobile wood chipper had been stolen from a site at Dulwich Common, London. The mobile chipper was stolen during the night, fortunately it was fitted with a self-contained CanTrack Asset which last reported its [...]

Cantrack’s road to growth a ‘Velocity’ case study of how to do it!

By |July 5th, 2017|News|

CanTrack and MD Peter Thompson have just been featured as a case study on the Velocity web site, showing their successful approach to growing a successful business. You can read the case study here! Velocity is a South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) Growth Hub. Velocity Growth Hub aims to simplify access to business support in local [...]