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In order to continue to increase the level of certification to TAPA’s Facility Security Requirements (FSR) and Trucking Security Requirements (TSR), the Association needs to understand the thinking of Buyers and Suppliers in terms of their views on TAPA’s Standards, their plans to adopt FSR or TSR, and potential barriers to implementation.

TAPA EMEA’s conference in Paris last month provided a timely opportunity to conduct a
qualitative survey with Manufacturer and Logistics Service Provider members to gain
more insight into these issues. Overall, 71 delegates completed the survey; 31 Buyers
and 40 Suppliers.

So what did we learn?


The clear message from Buyers who completed the survey is their support of the TAPA Standards. 15 or 48.3% said they already require Suppliers to TAPA certify their supply chain operations to...

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