The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA), a non-profit organization, 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.
Founded in 1997, TAPA has three regions across the globe namely Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Americas The Association has over 700+ members include many of the world’s leading manufacturing brands as well as their logistics and transport providers with combined annual sales of over US$900 billion.
TAPA has developed Facility Security Requirements (FSR) for the Supply Chain, which includes warehouse security, Truck Security Requirements (TSR) for road transportation, Air Cargo (TACSS) and Food & Drugs security (FDFSR).
TAPA is moving quickly and effectively, promoting a worldwide security standard, sharing crime intelligence with its members and law enforcement partners and launching practical initiatives. The Incident Information Service (IIS) is a database of freight crimes occurring against the industry and TAPA members. The database stores incidents such as crimes of hijacking, robbery, warehouse burglary, fraud, theft from facilities and thefts from and of the vehicle & load.
Both AEO program and TAPA standard are globally well received by industry for many years, In order to provide holistic views of latest development of AEO program and TAPA standards, Supply Chain Security Association organized a luncheon, aimed through the networking and sharing, to update the latest development of AEO and TAPA, for facing the future new challenges. This event anticipated 60-70 participants, and we will invite scholar, policy maker, and association representative, and members from SCSA and TAPA.
We are honored to invite Ms. Jessie Han, Vice – Chairlady of Transported Asset Protection Association – TAPA Asia Pacific and Mr. George Chan, Senior Manager – Security Services of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited to share the development of the international security standard.