Entries by Adrián Gómez

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With Cargo crime doubling in 2019 from 2018, Driver and Cargo security is now a top priority for Government and Transport companies.

Cargo theft is not only very common, it is also very big business for organized criminals and gangs. Cargo thefts from supply chains in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) more than doubled to 8,548 incidents in 2019 and product loss totaled over €137 million, according to the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA).

The items that disappear the most are branded clothing, alcohol, tobacco, electronics equipment, and medicines.

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Intelligent Transport Systems: Innovating for the transport of tomorrow, today

Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are vital to the future sustainability of the transport sector. With a focus on increasing road safety and tackling Europe’s growing emission and congestion problems, they can make transport safer, more efficient, and more sustainable by applying various information and communication technologies to all modes of passenger and freight transport. Moreover, the integration of existing technologies can create new services. ITS are key to support jobs and growth in the transport sector of the future.