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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 a fall in crimes The incident rate is the highest recorded in TAPA’s 23-year history as the leading Security Expert Network ... [+]

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 ... [+]

A record year for all the wrong reasons

Thefts from supply chains in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region exceeded €55 million or more than €305,000 a day in the first six months of 2019, confirming that it is already a record year for goods stolen as recorded by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). Data published ... [+]

TAPA calls for unity against South Africa cargo criminals

More industry collaboration is needed to tackle the threat of violent cargo crimes in South Africa, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), ahead of its Regional Conference in Gauteng province on 26 July. The security expert network is calling on businesses across the country to share intelligence on cargo thefts ... [+]

Neumann to take on new TAPA role

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has appointed Thorsten Neumann as its first-ever full-time president and chief executive. Thorsten has served in a voluntary capacity as chairman of TAPA’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region since 2006, alongside his responsibilities as, most recently, director APS channel security and business ... [+]

DHL Birmingham scores TAPA’s third century

DHL’s Birmingham Service Centre has become the 300th facility worldwide to be awarded with the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) security certification, confirming that it has implemented the highest security standards. [+]

TAPA publishes truck parking standards

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has published all three levels of its Parking Security Requirements (PSR) certification programme for industry review. It has also signed a memorandum of understanding with SNAP Account, the cashless payment system for the haulage industry. TAPA has also reiterated its strongly-held belief that there are ... [+]

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