White Paper on Stowaways presented to TAPA
HOW DO YOU PROTECT YOUR VEHICLES AND CARGO FROM STOWAWAYS?
In spite of all the measures taken, the risk of ‘stowaways’ remains. Attempts by migrants to get to the UK by hiding in trucks have become a regular occurrence. Only last week, the German police found 31 migrants in the loading space of a refrigerated truck. A difficult and expensive problem. For besides incurring damage to your cargo and losses due to your shipment being delayed, you can end up having to pay a substantial fine for each stowaway discovered. In order to enable shipping agents to arm themselves better against the risks of stowaways and provide information on what you can do to avoid them, we worked with TLN (the Dutch trade association Transport en Logistiek Nederland) to produce a document on the ‘stowaway’ problem. This white paper was presented to TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) last Friday during an online meeting. The purpose of TAPA is to minimize transport crime around the world, and our stowaways whitepaper can help!
During that team meeting, the white paper on ‘stowaways’ was presented to Thorsten Neumann from TAPA by our colleague Manolo de la Fuente along with Hélène Minderman from TLN. Watch the presentation in the video below: