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EKOL RISES TO THE CHALLENGE OF TAPA FSR LEVEL A CERTIFICATION AT ITS 225,000 SQ MT, 245 TRUCK DOCK DISTRIBUTION CENTRE IN TURKEY

As the benchmark supply chain security standard for facilities, TAPA’s Facility Security Requirements (FSR) are now being adopted at more locations around the world than at any time in the Association’s 22-year history.

 One of the latest and biggest facilities to be awarded TAPA FSR A certification is the 225,000 square metre warehouse operation and cross-dock centre of integrated logistics company Ekol in Turkey, where its clients include major retailers, healthcare and electrical companies.

Vigilant talked to the company’s PMO Manager, Murat Türkçelik, about the challenges of gaining TAPA’s highest FSR certification for such a large facility and the approach the company took to successfully meet the...

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IUMI CALLS FOR INDUSTRY, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE AUTHORITIES TO UNIFY THEIR EFFORTS TO TACKLE ‘SURGE’ IN CARGO CRIME

IUMI, the International Union of Marine Insurance, which represents over 40 national and marine market insurance and reinsurance...
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‘OPERATION SECTIO’ LEADS TO ARRESTS OF BELARUSIAN ORGANISED CRIME GROUP INVOLVED IN INTERNATIONAL CARGO THEFTS

The German Police Department Heidekreis, in cooperation with the French Gendarmerie and Czech authorities, the German State Criminal Police...
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TAPA’S INCIDENT INFORMATION SERVICE RECORDED CARGO THEFTS IN 17 COUNTRIES IN EMEA IN SEPTEMBER WITH LOSSES EXCEEDING €2.5 MILLION

Reports of cargo crimes in the EMEA region in September were still being added to TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS) as this issue of...
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TRUCK HIJACKINGS IN SOUTH AFRICA SHOW A MARGINAL FALL IN 2018/19 BUT STILL AVERAGE OVER THREE INCIDENTS A DAY

Businesses in South Africa endured an average of more than three truck hijackings a day in 2018/19, according to new crime data reported by...
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TAPA APAC CONSIDERS THE VALUE OF INDUSTRY STANDARD FOR THE RECYCLING ON ELECTRONICS TO SUPPORT SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE

As TAPA’s role evolves to embrace all aspects of supply chain resilience and risk management, leveraging its knowledge, expertise and...
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TAPA EMEA WILL INCREASE ITS FOCUS ON SOUTH AFRICA TO MAKE JOINING THE ASSOCIATION COMPELLING, PRESIDENT PROMISES

TAPA EMEA’s President & CEO, Thorsten Neumann, made front-page news as he called on Manufacturers and Logistics Service Providers in South...
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