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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 hundreds of professional parking sites in Europe that can already meet its self-certification PSR Level 3, a free of charge ... [+]

TAPA sees record take-up

The Transported Asset Protection Association's (TAPA) says there has been a record take-up of its supply chain security standards, with TAPA-certified facilities and trucking operators now to be found in 60 countries. There was a 16.6% increase in the number of Facility Security Requirements (FSR) certifications and a 41.5% growth ... [+]

Businesses call for action to cut German cargo theft

German business associations have called for action to tackle growing cargo thefts in the country which, according to a new report, are now running at €1.3 billion a year. According to an analysis, led by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) cargo from almost 26,000 trucks is stolen in Germany every ... [+]

Ferrymasters wins security cert

P&O Ferrymasters has gained Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Level 3 for Trucking Security Requirements certification following completion of a nine-month project. Applicants for TSR classification start at Level 3 and can progress to Level 2 and 1 as improvements are made and as required by customers. Subject to audit, ... [+]

Supply chain security in the spotlight

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) says it will hold its biggest ever global in London on 25 & 26 October. Delegates will hear how the increased use of technologies in the supply chain - such as robotics in warehouses, driverless trucks, drones and 3D printing – is expected to ... [+]

Parking operators passing up profits, says TAPA

Truck park owners in Europe are missing out on substantial revenues because their locations are not recognised as being secure enough by transporters of high value products, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). TAPA is approaching 520 parking place operators in 35 countries in the Europe, Middle East and Africa ... [+]

TAPA unveils secure parking programme

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) has presented plans for a new programme to increase the amount secure truck parking to the European Commission’s LANDSEC expert group on land transport security. Under the programme, to be launched in the first half of 2017, TAPA would identify secure parking places through ... [+]

Cargo crime surge alarms TAPA

Cargo crime in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is still growing at an alarming rate, with the 598 new  losses in the second quarter of 2016, up 93%, says the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). The 18 countries in the region saw 21 major thefts involving a loss ... [+]

Data sharing will cut freight thefts, says TAPA chairman

Chairman of the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), Thorsten Neumann, has called for increased sharing of data by law enforcement agencies as cargo crimes in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region reached a three-year high in the first quarter of 2016. He said that the industry already received ... [+]

Surge in security certification – but there’s still work to do, says TAPA

The Transported Asset Protection Association EMEA says there has been a 14% increase in logistics facilities and trucking operations achieving its security certification since it launched its ‘Step Up & Stand Out’ campaign in October. Since then the number of certifications for its Facility Security Requirements (FSR) has risen to 463, ... [+]

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