The Scattered Cargo quest has you searching for lost cargo. This guide on Where To Find The Lost Cargo In NieR Replicant Ver1.22 will direct you to the location for each of the different pieces of Lost Cargo scattered around the world.
The Scattered Cargo is a quest for a lady in Seafront. She tasks you with finding 4 locations of cargo that was lost at sea and washed ashore on beaches somewhere. There’s a trick to this quest however, as she asks you not to look into the crates. If you choose to comply and do not look into the chests, you get 20,000 Gold and a discount at the Seafront store. However, if you decide to give the crates to the authorities, you get 50,000 Gold.
Lost Cargo #1
You can find this piece of Lost Cargo on the beach at the main village, the main characters village.
Lost Cargo #2
You can find this piece of Lost Cargo on the beach at Seafront, the beach to the West side of town.
Lost Cargo #3
The final piece of Lost Cargo can be found in the Northern Plains. There’s a body of water in the North East. The crate is behind one of the pillars of the massive bridge.