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TAPA welcomes truck parking standards with teeth

The Transported Asset Protection Association has welcomed the European Commission’s introduction of its EU Safe & Secure Truck Parking Areas (SSTPA) Standard. It said it was an important step towards improving driver safety and reducing cargo crime in Europe. The EU is now on track to approve the new SSTPA into EU Law through a Delegated Act in the remit of the EU Driving and Rest Time rules, part of the ... [+]

Lockdown fails to deter cargo crime

Criminals stole of more than €172 million worth of goods in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2020 despite the Covid said the the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) in its Cargo Theft Annual Report. Based only on data reported to the Association’s Incident Information Service (IIS), in a ... [+]

TAPA strengthens board team

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has made a number of appointments to its leadership and advisory board teams in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region. It has appointed Ap Boom as the Association’s new Chief Financial & Compliance Officer. A former volunteer member of the board, he joins ... [+]

Covid booster for TAPA

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) says that concerns over Covid disruption have contributed to a record rise in annual membership in Europe, Middle East and Africa. It added over 100 new company members in 2020, while a further 14 businesses joined in January 2021, an increase of more than ... [+]

Life science logistics faces challenge of a lifetime, says TAPA

Pharmaceutical supply chains are about to face their biggest security challenge for a generation as the world prepares for deliveries of the Covid vaccine, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). With an estimated 7-19 billion doses of the vaccine required to eradicate Covid-19 globally, there will be unprecedented demands but ... [+]

Black market fuels lockdown cargo thefts

Over €85 million of products were stolen from supply chains in 46 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa (in the first half of 2020 despite Covid lockdowns, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). While opportunist cargo thieves almost certainly reduced their activity in the first six months of the ... [+]

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 ... [+]

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) ... [+]

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