MORE COMPANIES ADOPT TAPA’S SECURITY STANDARDS

TAPA FSR and TSR Security Standards certifications rise 17.5% and 38.6% in Q2 2017 as more companies ‘step up & stand out’.

TAPA EMEA is continuing to see healthy growth in the uptake of its Facility Security Requirements (FSR) and Trucking Security Requirements (TSR), with both recording double-digit year-on-year improvements in the number of certifications in Q2 2017.

In what was the final quarter before the new 2017 versions of TAPA’s Security Standards went live on 1 July 2017, TAPA saw FSR certifications rise by 17.5% in the three months to 30 June – following the similar level of 17.2% year-on-year growth in Q1 2017 - while TSR certifications rose at an even faster rate of 38.6% over the same quarter a year ago. This builds on the 27% rise in TSR certification in the first quarter of this year.

In Q2 2017, TAPA EMEA achieved:

·       52 FSR certifications

·       11 TSR certifications

·       Certifications involving 18 TAPA member companies

In the last three months, the proactive approach of companies adopting or recertifying TAPA Security Standards meant new certifications were awarded in 19 countries in EMEA:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Russia
  • Slovakia
  • South Africa
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom

With the addition of the Q2 numbers, the total figures as of 30 June 2017 for certifications in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region are:

FSR

  • 577 certifications in 59 countries
  • Top 5 countries – Netherlands (81 certifications), United Kingdom (75), Italy (54), Spain (39) and Germany (33)

TSR

  • 104 certifications in 22 countries
  • Top 5 countries – Netherlands (37 certifications), Germany (11), Italy (9), Belgium (7) and United Kingdom (7)

For further information on TAPA’s FSR and TSR, go to the Industry Standards page on the Association’s website at www.tapaemea.org