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TAPA JOINS FORCES WITH THE IRU ACADEMY TO DEVELOP E-LEARNING FOR DRIVERS TO MINIMISE CARGO THEFT

IRU, the world road transport organisation, has partnered with the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) to develop a new e-learning course to help drivers minimise security risks such as cargo theft, illegal immigration and smuggling.

The course has two versions:

  • A general cargo version for all drivers transporting any type of goods by road
  • A high-value theft targeted (HVTT) version for drivers carrying high-value loads, which adds content related to the equipment and procedures specific to such transport

The course covers topics such as:

  • Awareness of security threats and their consequences
  • How to plan routes to reduce risk exposure
  • How and when to conduct vehicle inspections
  • How to spot illegal immigrants, mistakes in cargo...
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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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WHAT’S NEW IN TECHNOLOGY? PRODUCT NEWS SEPTEMBER 2017 Eye-on-Tech looks at some of the latest news and products in the world of supply chain security technology.

Eye-on-Tech looks at some of the latest news and products in the world of supply chain security technology.
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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.
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