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BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO

It's virtually impossible to talk about Brexit – the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU – and to not use the word ‘uncertainty’ in the same sentence. As the clock ticks down to the day and time the UK is supposed to leave the Union – 23.00hrs GMT on 29 March 2019 to be precise – so much is still to be agreed, to the point where ‘uncertainty’ is probably putting it mildly.

For companies, the waiting game or the great unknown while British politicians and EU negotiators face off, is massively unsettling. While all sorts of scenarios are being played out and planned for behind the scenes, few companies are going public with their plans and most are simply having to refer back to the plethora of guidance notices being published by officials in Brussels and London.

For supply chains, any interruption to the free flow of goods between the UK and Europe naturally leads...

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AFTER A RECORD-BREAKING YEAR OF CARGO LOSSES IN 2018, THE NEW YEAR KICKED OFF WITH A 68.7% YEAR-ON-YEAR GROWTH IN CRIME AT A COST OF MORE THAN €10.7M

The fact that TAPA EMEA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) has just confirmed that the number of recorded cargo crimes in the Europe,...
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VOLKSWAGEN, FACEBOOK, CANTRACK GLOBAL, NAVCIS AND SAMSUNG SDS WILL MAKE BERLIN CONFERENCE A UNIQUE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

If you’re one of the more than 400 delegates already registered to attend TAPA EMEA’s Conference in Berlin on 27 & 28 March, get ready –...
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More Parking Place Operators sign up to participate in TAPA’s secure parking programme with numbers set to double in Q1 2019

The number of truck parks participating in TAPA EMEA’s new secure parking programme has risen to 28, and more Parking Place Operators (PPO)...
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ST. PETERSBURG CONFERENCE DISCUSSES THE CHALLENGES FACING SUPPLY CHAINS IN RUSSIA AND HOW TAPA CAN HELP COMPANIES TO MANAGE RISKS

Over 70 delegates from Manufacturers and Logistics Service Providers attended TAPA EMEA’s Regional Conference in Russia at the start of...
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CARGO CRIME INCIDENTS HIT A FIVE-YEAR HIGH IN NOVEMBER – WITH 303 THEFTS PRODUCING A TOTAL LOSS OF €6.8 MILLION IN JUST 30 DAYS

In recent months, it has been the growing value of losses from supply chains that has dominated Vigilant’s incident reports but cargo crimes...
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TAPA’S NEW PARKING SECURITY REQUIREMENTS GAIN MORE IMPETUS AS PARKING PLACE OPERATORS EMBRACE A STANDARD CREATED ‘BY THE INDUSTRY’

The launch of TAPA EMEA’s Parking Security Requirements (PSR) is giving Parking Place Operators (PPO) the opportunity to adopt an industry...
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Strong year-on-year growth in TAPA Security Standards certifications for facilities, trucking and secure parking

The adoption of TAPA’s Security Standards for facilities, trucking and parking all rose in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) region by...
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