TAPA, the Transported AssetProtection Association, is preparingto unveil a new security standard forcargo warehouses that was developedby HACTL in Hong Kong, accordingto chairman EMEA ThorstenNeumann.
"I have spoken to airlines andthey are ready to pressure groundhandlers to adopt it," he told delegatesat the World Air Cargo Eventin Dubai. Neumann said TAPA wasalso pressing IATA and the EU torecognise its standards, which havealready been endorsed by the USC-TPAT programme.
"TAPA is adopting a partnershipapproach with logistics suppliers, tosee how we can work together andmake our standards more visible,"he said.
TAPA was also keen to demonstratethat security against terrorismand security against theft often requiredthe same measures.