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WORTHY OF A HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTER, FEBRUARY’S BIGGEST AND MOST AUDACIOUS CARGO CRIME RESULTS IN THE LOSS OF ANTIQUE BOOKS WORTH €2.3 MILLION

The story behind the biggest cargo crime reported to TAPA EMEA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) in February reads like a Hollywood movie. It saw thieves in the United Kingdom escape with 15th and 16th century antique books valued at €2,347,879.

The incident on 12 February occurred at a Services 3rd Party Facility at London Heathrow where the books were being stored before being shipped to the United States. According to reports, the thieves were able to evade the building’s complex security system by climbing onto its roof, boring holes through a reinforced glassfibre skylight and abseiling 40 feet onto the interior floor of the premises. Once inside, they also managed to avoid the sophisticated motion sensor alarms in the facility...

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TAPA EMEA’s MONTHLY EYE-ON-TECH UPDATE LOOKS AT SOME OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS 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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EU COMMISSIONS TAPA EMEA AND CROSS-BORDER RESEARCH ASSOCIATION TO DEVELOP SECURITY TOOLKIT FOR TRUCK DRIVERS

TAPA EMEA and the Cross-border Research Association (CBRA) have been awarded a contract by the Directorate-General for Mobility and...
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RECORDED CARGO THEFTS UP 64.1% YEAR-ON-YEAR AS 2017 BEGINS WITH 151 NEW CRIMES IN JANUARY AND LOSSES OF MORE THAN €13.8 MILLION

After 12 consecutive months of year-on-year growth in cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) in EMEA, 2017 got...
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