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AFTER FALLING IN JUNE, REPORTED CARGO THEFTS ROSE 33% YEAR-ON-YEAR IN JULY WITH TOTAL LOSSES OF MORE THAN €3.9 MILLION IN 11 COUNTRIES

TAPA recorded 177 freight thefts in 11 countries in EMEA in July 2017, up 33% on July 2016, with losses totalling over €3.9 million.

After the 1% year-on-year fall in recorded cargo crimes in the EMEA region in June, the latest data from TAPA’s Incident Information Service for July 2017 shows a far more familiar trend, rising 33% on the same month a year ago to 177 new freight thefts.

Losses last month were reported in 11 countries in the region.

Of the 177 incidents, 76 or 42.9% provided financial loss data resulting in a combined value for these crimes of €3,960,191. The average loss for recorded cargo thefts in July,...

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Cargo thefts from vehicles in Europe highlight why companies need to support TAPA’s secure parking programme

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Dutch National Police launch new Cargo Theft Reporting Hotline – now they need companies to proactively share incident data

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UK Motorway Service Areas are becoming a hotbed of cargo crime but a new public-private partnership is closing in on offenders

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FUTURE THINKING – ON OCTOBER 25, 2017, A JOURNEY BEGINS INTO THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY

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