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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.

Setting the Standard for Supply Chain Resilience & Sustainability

TAPA’s vision is an international supply chain where controlled and traceable product can be transported in a cost efficient and secure environment.

To minimize cargo losses from the supply chain. TAPA achieves this through the development and application of global security standards, recognized industry practices, technology, education, benchmarking, regulatory collaboration, and the proactive identification of crime trends and supply chain security threats.

  • Integrity and Transparency in Everything We Do
  • Information Sharing Between Those with Different Opinions, Backgrounds, or Experiences,
  • Owning our Standards, Actions, and Decisions,
  • Representation and Support for all or our Stakeholders.


Founded in 1997, TAPA has three regions across the globe, namely Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas. Today, TAPA has over 1,200 members, including 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.

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