Profit-motivated theft for scrap rackets and the black market trade in car parts account for around half of all non-recovered stolen vehicles. Car theft has become commonplace with rental car companies being prime targets. Businesses are turning to automated vehicle access control technologies such as boom gates combined with tyre spikes to stop motor vehicle theft.
Theft is a key concern for retail businesses around the world, statistics reveal that theft costs Australian retailers nearly $3 billion every year. Let’s take a look at some trends in retail theft, and how retail security gates can help supermarkets and other retail stores to deter thieves.