Bureau Veritas Certification Issues First TAPA TSR Certificate in the World.HOUSTON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas an institution, in the interest of maritime underwriters, for the survey and rating of vessels all over the world. It was founded in Belgium in 1828, removed to Paris in 1830, and reëstablished in Brussels in 1870.
See also: Bureau Certification is pleased to announce that it has issued the first worldwide certificate under the Trucking Security Requirement (TSR (Terminate and Stay Resident) Refers to a program that remains in memory when the user exits it in order that it be immediately available at the press of a hotkey. 2012) established by TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association). The recipient of the certificate is AFC (1) (Application Foundation Classes) A class library from Microsoft that provides an application framework and graphics, graphical user interface (GUI) and multimedia routines for Java programmers. Worldwide Express, Inc. (d/b/a R+L Global Logistics), which received Level 1, the highest level achievable under the new standard.
"The Certification brings independent validation at a global level to AFC's policies, procedures, and practices for a dedicated fleet of highly trained personnel and state of the art equipment specifically designed for the handling and transport of High Value-High Risk commodities via FTL (Flash Translation Layer) See flash memory. ," stated Steve Thornton, President, AFC Worldwide Express, Inc. d/b/a R+L Global Logistics.
TAPA is an association representing shippers, carriers, forwarders, insurers, and security professionals who deal with the transportation of high value theft targeted assets, and has established programs that protect these products from theft at all points within the supply chain. TAPA-recognized standards have become the worldwide benchmark for guidelines and practices involving the security of facilities and freight, and both government agencies and private organizations include TAPA-endorsed standards in the development of their security initiatives.
The Trucking Security Requirement (TSR 2012) was established specifically to address the safe and secure transportation of high value theft targeted assets by highway. It specifies the minimum acceptable standards for security throughout the supply chain utilizing trucking and associated operations, and outlines the process to achieve these requirements. TSR certification can be achieved only through an audit by a TAPA-authorized provider such as Bureau Veritas Certification.
"Bureau Veritas is proud to be the first certification body in the world to issue a certificate to the new TAPA TSR standard. This demonstrates our commitment to being at the forefront of supporting new best-in-practice transportation security standards," stated Jorge Hercules, Vice President, Bureau Veritas Certification North America.
Bureau Veritas Certification is one of the world's largest independent third-party registrars, providing training services and audits against internationally recognized standards in QHSE QHSE Quality, Health, Safety & Environment
QHSE Qualité Hygiène Sécurité Environnement , as well as industry specific standards, customized schemes, second-party and supplier audits. To learn more, visit www.us.bureauveritas.com/bvc. To learn more about AFC Worldwide Express, visit www.afcexpress.com.
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