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TAPA signs up new parking partner

[ June 18, 2020   //   ]

The Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) has signed up European digital booking platform Bosch Secure Truck Parking as a partner. It has contributed to a 42.9% growth in the Association’s database of secure parking places in the last 12 months.

TAPA’s Parking Security requirement (PSR) industry standard was launched in 2019 to help the Association’s members identify secure parking places in the region which met their security needs. It now covers over 6,700 secure parking places at 63 sites across Europe and in South Africa. TAPA hopes to increase this to 15,000 by the end of. According to estimates, Europe alone has a shortage of 400,000 secure parking spaces for trucks.

Bosch Secure Truck Parking operates a network of around 50 secure truck parking locations  in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands with new sites in Romania and Sweden due to be added soon.