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European Commission publishes ROADSEC Security Toolkit to address the growing threats of cargo crime, stowaways and terrorism

The European Commission’s new ROADSEC Security Toolkit is now available to download, providing clear operational guidance to help truck drivers, transport companies and other key stakeholders address the threats of cargo theft, stowaway entry to trucks, and terrorism on European roads.

The Toolkit was commissioned by the Directorate for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission, DG MOVE, and has been produced by the Cross-border Research Association (CBRA) in Switzerland with the support of TAPA EMEA.

The Executive Summary highlights the increasing risks facing drivers and transport operations: ‘The European commercial road freight transport sector faces many security threats today. While cargo theft continues to be a multi-billion-euro problem for the European...

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TAPA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES FOR PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION IN BREMEN HELP TO GENERATE A NEW GENERATION OF RISK AND SECURITY MANAGEMENT SPECIALISTS

A major challenge for companies in every profession is to identify well-qualified individuals who can support their growth and development,...
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Reported losses with a value in December 2017 totalled over €4 million as the average loss for major crimes exceeded €263,000

With monthly incident data from TAPA EMEA’s Dutch and Swedish law enforcement agency partners not available in time to be included in the...
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PARKING PRIORITY – WHY IT’S TIME FOR ACTION NOT WORDS IN THE DRIVE FOR MORE SECURE PARKING IN EUROPE

Cargo thefts at unsecured parking locations in the EMEA region accounted for 173 or 85.1% of incidents reported to TAPA’s Incident...
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EYE-ON-TECH LOOKS AT SOME OF THE LATEST NEWS, VIEWS AND DEVELOPMENTS IN THE WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY

Made in China? …. China accounted for nearly one-third of all physical security equipment sold in 2016, according to new statistics showing...
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A MESSAGE FROM OUR CHAIRMAN: WE END 2017 STRONGER THAN EVER BEFORE – AND READY TO DO MORE IN THE YEAR AHEAD

It is hard to believe that another year has raced by and it’s time to reflect on some of our main achievements in 2017 and to look ahead to...
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INCIDENTS REPORTED TO TAPA’s INCIDENT INFORMATION SERVICE RISE 10.3% YEAR-ON-YEAR, PRODUCING A TOTAL LOSS OF OVER €4.6M – BUT MAJOR CRIMES ARE DOWN BY OVER 50%

Cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) database in October rose 10.3% in the Europe, Middle East and Africa...
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