28 Nov Dubai warehouse granted TAPA Facility Security Requirements certification
Ingram Micro has announced that its Dubai warehouse has been awarded the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) FSR (C) certification. The award acknowledges the high-security standards and fire detection and suppression methods used by the warehouse in the handling and shipping of Ingram Micro’s products.
Dr. Ali Baghdadi, SVP & Chief Executive Ingram Micro META Region; and EMEA Cyber Security, commented, “The TAPA FSR (C) certification reflects our commitment to provide the best in performance and security operations services to our customers and vendor partners. The Dubai Regional Distribution Centre is Ingram Micro META’s first facility being TAPA certified this year, and this is an important step in the rollout of our Operations strategy”.
The Ingram Micro facility was opened in Dubai in May 2021 and features a host of security features, including CCTV cameras and radars from Axis Communications, temperature monitoring cameras linked with access control and ANPR cameras which are installed in line with SIRA guidelines and connected with Dubai Police courtesy of the Video Guard service.
There is also intrusion access control systems and a fully automated fire detection and fire suppression system in real-time which is linked with Dubai Civil Defence.
Lalit Sharma, Group Manager – Operations, Ingram Micro, META, commented: “The Certificate gauges Warehouse readiness and team’s knowledge in security standards, maintained every day by our employees, and Site infrastructure capabilities built around Security, monitoring, background check, and other processes to protect our goods and control our warehouse operations per Global Standards.
“Following the TAPA Facility Security requirements, the certification remains valid for a period of three years, and as a step forward, we are looking forward to other warehouses in META getting TAPA certified”.