Securing logistics – Protecting drivers, vehicles and cargo in transit

The skills gap remains an issue for those installing fire and security systems, but change is underway. So says Andy Reakes, Head of Growth, Joint Industry Board (JIB) & Electrotechnical Certification Security continues to be a major concern for those operating across supply chain and logistics. According to TAPA, the number of incidents of cargo crime reported for the UK via their Incident Information Service (IIS) in 2020 was 3,100, a 250% increase from 2019, with an estimated total loss to the industry of £77 million. Read the full article here.

Scheme (ECS) and Trevor Jenks, National Training Manager at SSAIB. The two were on hand in the Expertise & Guidance Theatre at FIREX International 2022 in May to talk about the changes to the Fire, Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) ECS card and what it means for the sector. Read the full article here.