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AUGUST CRIME DATA SHOWS A SECOND CONSECUTIVE MONTH OF RISING LOSS VALUES TO €13.8 MILLION AND A SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN TOBACCO THEFTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

The combined value of cargo losses from supply chains in EMEA recorded a second dramatic year-on-year increase in August 2018, according to incidents reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS).

Following a 299.3% rise in July to €15.8 million, thefts in August produced a total loss of €13,881,505, a 182.7% increase over the figure of €4.9m in the same month of 2017. This resulted in an average loss for the 90.9% of thefts with a value of €81,178.

The eight major cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s IIS in the EMEA region last month produced a combined loss of €9,652,272 or an average per theft of €1,206,534. Additionally, intelligence was recorded on 25 further incidents with loss values...

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LATEST POLICE INTELLIGENCE REPORTS 1,202 TRUCK HIJACKINGS OVER 12 MONTHS IN SOUTH AFRICA, WITH BIG RISE IN CASH-IN-TRANSIT ATTACKS

New crime data published this month by the South African Police Service (SAPS) shows a total of 1,202 truck hijackings in 12 months, a 1.6%...
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EYE-ON-TECH LOOKS AT SOME OF THE LATEST TECHNOLOGY NEWS IN THE WORLD OF SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY…

TAPA EMEA’s ‘Eye-on-Tech’ looks at some of the latest news stories from the world of supply chain security technology.
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THE HIGH LEVEL OF CARGO THEFTS AT UK MOTORWAY SERVICE AREAS IN JUNE CONTRIBUTES TO 60.9% MONTH-ON-MONTH INCREASE IN INCIDENTS AND LOSSES OF MORE THAN €7.8 MILLION IN JUST 30 DAYS

Cargo crimes reported to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) in EMEA in June rose sharply, up 60.9% month-on-month and 9.5% higher...
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