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TAPA IN A CHANGING WORLD

One of the biggest challenges for all supply chain security professionals is that they have enough risk to mitigate on a day-to-day basis already without having to think about threats that might be several years away.

The world, however, can change very quickly, potentially in the time it takes to compose a Twitter message if you’re a world leader.

The thinking behind TAPA’s 20th Anniversary Global Conference was to step beyond the current day-to-day world of security and to look at changes happening around us that have the potential to not only change the way we do business but which will also present both opportunities and threats for supply chain security in the future. This begs the question, so when is...

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PARKING PRIORITY – WHY IT’S TIME FOR ACTION NOT WORDS IN THE DRIVE FOR MORE SECURE PARKING IN EUROPE

Cargo thefts at unsecured parking locations in the EMEA region accounted for 173 or 85.1% of incidents reported to TAPA’s Incident...
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EYE-ON-TECH LOOKS AT SOME OF THE LATEST NEWS, VIEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY

Made in China? …. China accounted for nearly one-third of all physical security equipment sold in 2016, according to new statistics showing...
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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN: WE END 2017 STRONGER THAN EVER BEFORE – AND READY TO DO MORE IN THE YEAR AHEAD

It is hard to believe that another year has raced by and it’s time to reflect on some of our main achievements in 2017 and to look ahead to...
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INCIDENTS REPORTED TO TAPA’s INCIDENT INFORMATION SERVICE RISE 10.3% YEAR-ON-YEAR, PRODUCING A TOTAL LOSS OF OVER €4.6M – BUT MAJOR CRIMES ARE DOWN BY OVER 50%

Cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) database in October rose 10.3% in the Europe, Middle East and Africa...
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POSITIVE GROWTH FOR FSR AND TSR CERTIFICATIONS IN Q3 2017, GIVING CUSTOMERS A BIGGER CHOICE OF TAPA-COMPLIANT SUPPLIERS ACROSS EMEA

Latest figures for Q3 2017 show there are now TAPA-certified facilities and trucking operations in 61 countries across the Europe, Middle...
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IT’S TIME FOR MEMBERS TO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL OF TAPA’S NEW SECURE PARKING PROGRAMME AS LOSSES MOUNT

TAPA EMEA’s Secure Parking (TESP) programme is calling on the Association’s members to help spearhead its development and support the...
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RECORDED CARGO LOSSES IN SEPTEMBER FELL 1.7% YEAR-ON-YEAR BUT THE VALUE OF STOLEN PRODUCTS ROSE BY OVER €1M TO TOTAL €6,887,453

Data for cargo thefts reported to TAPA EMEA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) in September 2017 showed a 1.7% year-on-year reduction in...
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