• June cargo crime wave hits EMEA Cargo crimes in EMEA rose 60.9% in June this year when compared to the month before, driven by a surge in thefts from trucks at UK service stations amounting to a loss of US$9 million in a 30-day period. Transported Asset Association’s (TAPA) Incident Information Service (IIS) in EMEA said the June spike in cargo […] Fwd News 0 Comments September 12, 2018
  • Supply chain disruption warning as political instability and corruption increase A damning report highlights a dramatic increase in cargo crime in 2017 due to inadequate resources allocated by government and law enforcement agencies and warns of worse to come if the situation does not change. The Global Supply Chain Intelligence report issued by British Standards Institution (BSI) highlights an increase in cargo theft due to […] Fwd News 0 Comments June 27, 2018
  • Toolkit pinpoints security concerns for truckers A mammoth project initiated by the European Commission (EC) has produced comprehensive security guidelines for truckers, shippers and logistics professionals. Report authors told Forward with Toll that some worrying trends, including increasing violent crime and the onset of digital technology encouraging criminals to partake in cybercrime, had heightened the need for vigilance in the trucking […] Fwd News 0 Comments February 22, 2018
  • Cargo theft in EMEA in upward spiral Recorded cargo theft rose significantly for the first 11 months of 2016 in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, according to data from the Transportation Asset Protection Association (TAPA). Statistics for April and June recorded increases of 247.5% and 265.3% respectively, with November showing an increase of 56% year-on-year, as reported to TAPA’s Incident […] Fwd News 0 Comments January 31, 2017
  • Cargo thefts soar in first half of 2016 A 92% increase in cargo-related crime has been reported by the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) during the first six months of 2016. The report by TAPA is based on statistics from its Incident Information Service (IIS) database. According to TAPA, cargo crime in EMEA is on the […] Fwd News 0 Comments September 28, 2016