Cargo crime wave driving logistics companies into TAPA’s arms

The growing threat of cargo crime across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region has led to a record take-up of the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) supply chain security standards. TAPA says demand for its Facility Security Requirements (FSR) certifications rose 16.6 percent, while the number of companies with its Trucking Security Requirements […]

Cargo theft gets more sophisticated

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) launched what it calls the most comprehensive supply chain security standards in TAPA’s 17-year history to combat increasingly sophisticated thefts. The new 2014 versions of TAPA’s Facility Security Requirements and Trucking Security Requirements are the result of a year-long review process involving TAPA members worldwide. “Organized gangs of criminals […]

Cargo crime jumps 66 percent in 2013

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) recorded 66 percent more cargo crime incidents in 2013. That’s why TAPA is calling for greater collaboration with law enforcement agencies in Europe to combat the mounting cargo crime, with average losses per crime of 235,000 euros (US$327,120). TAPA EMEA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) captured data on 1,145 separate […]