Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Certification

TAPA certification

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We help to secure the transportation of high value, risk and requested cargo

Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) Certification

According to the European Union, the theft of high-value, high-risk products moving in supply chains in Europe costs business in excess of € 8.2 billion a year. The theft from organised criminals is increasing.

The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) is a unique forum that unites global manufacturers, logistics providers, freight carriers, law enforcement agencies, and other stakeholders with the common aim of reducing losses from international supply chains.

Secure your transportation of high value, high risk cargo with TAPA certification

TAPA has developed a worldwide Freight Security Requirements (FSR) standard that is designed to ensure the safe and secure storage and transit of any TAPA member’s assets worldwide.

TAPA is a co-operation between 600 companies who have worked together since 1997 to reduce losses in national and international supply chains. It includes:

  • Global manufacturers (buyers)

  • Freight carriers (suppliers) as well as large and small national and international transportation and freight forwarding companies

  • Distribution centres (suppliers) and distribution warehouses, airports, rail yards and harbours

  • Law enforcement agencies working with TAPA members and security provide

Benefits of TAPA certification

  • Establishment of an effective physical security system to reduce the loss of high-value assets

  • Monetary savings of insurance fees because of reduced losses and effective risk assessment

  • Inventory security to maintain your competitive advantages of ‘just-in-time’ deliveries

  • TAPA professional assistance through the global incident reporting centre, monthly publications and bulletins for TAPA members

  • Easy integration of TAPA FSR principles within other management systems: TAPA FSR audits may be combined with other audits which result in certification cost and time savings

  • Greater personal security for personnel, increased physical security of materials, reduced risk of loss related incidents, recognition of security-minded professionals

Bureau Veritas - Experts in TAPA certification

Our experienced TAPA auditors are professionally qualified to conduct TAPA audits. 

They are trained to be able to conduct TAPA certification assessments on behalf of clients and have in-depth knowledge of specific industry sectors such as transport, logistics and security that enables them to assess and evaluate your specific physical security systems in accordance with the TAPA FSR. 

Bureau Veritas Certification is one of the few certification companies approved by TAPA to conduct TAPA FSR certification audits. Our mark is a worldwide recognized symbol for your organization’s ongoing commitment to excellence, sustainability and reliability.

In addition to TAPA certification Bureau Veritas is a global leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) and has more than 190+ years of experience to support you with almost every need of yours.

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