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

As TAPA EMEA prepares to roll out its new Parking Security Requirements (PSR) to Parking Place Operators (PPO) in Europe, the Association’s members are being asked once again to help identify sites in the region that can be approached to join TAPA’s secure parking programme.

TAPA Incident Information Service (IIS) data for the first five months of the year reinforces the need for more secure parking places. Of the 950 cargo crimes reported in Vigilant for the period from 1 January-31 May, 2017, 694 or 73% of theft incidents occurred in unsecured parking places, a rate of 4.5 a day.

The latest intelligence for May shows three-quarters of all newly-recorded incidents took place in such parking locations, a total of 160 crimes.

Tony Kavanagh, TAPA EMEA’s Secure...

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

Many of the most proactive responses to tackling the growing threat of cargo crime in the EMEA region have originated in the Netherlands, a...
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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

Motorway Service Areas (MSA) across the United Kingdom are becoming a hotbed of cargo crime with organised criminal groups preying on trucks...
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FUTURE THINKING – ON OCTOBER 25, 2017, A JOURNEY BEGINS INTO THE FUTURE OF SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY

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INTRODUCING TAPA EMEA’S NEW EYE-ON-TECH CORRESPONDENT

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AFTER LAST MONTH’S FALL IN RECORDED CARGO CRIMES, APRIL’S FIGURES SHOW A 43.4% YEAR-ON-YEAR INCREASE AND LOSSES WITH A VALUE EXCEEDING €4.6 MILLION

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FRESH ATTACKS ON TRUCKS AND DRIVERS IN CALAIS AS AUTHORITIES FEAR THE SUMMER WEATHER WILL SEE A NEW WAVE OF MIGRANTS

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