Secure truck sites break the 7,000 barrier

The number of secure truck parking places in TAPA EMEA’s Parking Security Requirement (PSR) database reached 7,000 in July. The most recent growth has been driven by SNAP Account, the cashless payment system working with over 220 HGV parking sites across the UK and Europe, which is actively encouraging parking operators to adopt the TAPA security standard. Some 19 of these sites are already participating in TAPA’s PSR, with the ... [+]

New board for TAPA EMEA

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has established a new advisory board in its Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. It consists of Gilad Solnik, director security and loss prevention, EMEA, Amazon; Michael Schmidt, chief security officer, Volkswagen; Frank Ewald, head of corporate security and crisis management, Deutsche Post ... [+]

BSI deal to boost TAPA’s digital services

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has entered into a strategic partnership with the supply chain services and solutions division at standards organisation BSI. It will support the digital transformation of TAPA’s supply chain Security Standards audit processes and increase its members’ access to risk management intelligence and incident data. BSI’s ... [+]

Security equals efficiency, says TAPA

The Transport Asset Protection Association (TAPA) said that unprecedented focus on the resilience of global supply chains in the ‘new normal’ post-coronavirus world will lead to wider adoption of industry security standards as it marked the latest 2020 revisions of its Facility Security Requirements (FSR) and Trucking Security Requirements (TSR) ... [+]

TAPA warns of post-corona crime wave

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) is warning that there could be spike in cargo thefts as coronavirus lockdowns begin to be lifted across the Europe, Middle East and Africa. With entire national populations being advised to stay at home since the beginning of March, cargo thieves have found it much ... [+]

UK bucks cargo crime trend

Cargo thefts from supply chains in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) more than doubled to 8,548 incidents in 2019 with product losses of well over €137 million, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). However, the UK was the sole major country to buck the trend, recording ... [+]

TAPA launches toughest-ever security standards

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has launched what it describes as the most comprehensive industry security standards in its 23-year history to help protect operations from escalating cargo crime. The 2020 revisions of the Association’s Facility Security Requirements (FSR) and Trucking Security Requirements (TSR) – which take effect on 1 ... [+]

TAPA commends Saxony’s crime-busters

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has honoured the State Criminal Office of Saxony-Anhalt’s EU Project CARGO initiative for its contribution in reducing cargo thefts. In recognition of the achievement of the project, TAPA president and chief executive Thorsten Neumann, presented a TAPA Excellence Award to Interior Minister Holger Stahlknecht, describing ... [+]

Updated: TAPA calls for unity over truck parking standards

Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) president and chief executive Thorsten Neumann is urging the European Commission to aligns its new EU Safe and Secure Truck Parking Areas (SSTPA) Standard with its own Parking Security Requirements (PSR). TAPA says that aligning its own Parking Security Requirements (PSR) industry standard with the EU ... [+]

French truck park gets top security cert – updated

The Delta Park Truck Secure Parking site in Dourges, France, has become the first location to achieve the highest Level 1 certification under the Transported Asset Protection Association's (TAPA) new Parking Security Requirements (PSR), launched earlier this year. The Dourges site in Hauts-de-France provides 146 parking spaces close to the ... [+]

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