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 the end of the third quarter of 2018.

There are now 666 TAPA Facility Security Requirements (FSR) certifications in the region, up 10.4% over the corresponding period of 2017, spread across 64 countries. The countries with the highest numbers of companies with FSR locations in the period ended 30 September 2018 were:

·         United Kingdom – 90 FSR certifications

·         Netherlands – 87

·         Germany – 47

·         Italy – 43

·         Sweden – 27

·         United Arab Emirates – 26

·         Czech Republic – 23

·         France – 22

·         Turkey – 22

·         Belgium – 19

·         South Africa – 19

The number of companies with Trucking Security Requirements (TSR) has also shown double-digit growth year-on-year. The 141 TSR certifications in EMEA at the end of Q3 2018 represented a 27% increase over the first nine months of last year. There are now companies with TSR certifications in 27 countries across the region. The top five countries with the most TSR certified operators are:

·         Netherlands – 46 TSR certifications

·         Italy – 14

·         Germany – 12

·         United Kingdom – 9

·         Belgium – 8

This high level of demand for TAPA’s supply chain security standards is also being reflected in the quarter-on-quarter growth in Parking Security Requirements (PSR) partners and certifications. The 24 TAPA-approved parking locations in EMEA by the end of Q3 2018 compared to 19 at the end of Q2, a 26.3% rise.

There are now PSR approved parking sites in Austria, Germany, the Netherlands, South Africa and the United Kingdom.

For full information on all TAPA certifications, visit the TAPA website at www.tapaemea.org