Our Members

As a worldwide coalition of manufacturers, shippers, carriers, insurers, service providers, law enforcement, and government agencies, TAPA includes every type of company or organization facing the problem of cargo crime within the transportation supply chain. Our members work together to prevent these crimes through the sharing of information, the development of supply chain security standards, and cooperation with government agencies.


Membership Categories

Corporate Membership (Full Voting Membership) is available to a company that manufactures, transports, stores, warehouses, or insures commodities at a high risk of theft. ($1,800 USD per year.)

Individual Membership (Full Voting Membership) is available to anyone who manufactures, transports, stores, warehouses, or insures commodities at high risk of theft. ($600 USD per year.)

Associate Membership is available to (a) full-time professional law enforcement personnel; (b) full-time college students majoring in criminology, law enforcement, or logistics; (c) auditing company employees, and (d) non-profit organizations, and NGOs. The Associate membership is non-voting. (Annual membership dues are waived.)

SSP (Security Service Provider) Membership is for providers of supply-chain security services and/or products to companies that manufacture, transport, store, warehouse, or insure commodities at high risk of theft. This is a non-voting membership. ($5,000 USD per year.)

Consultant Membership is available to a limited number of companies conducting Consultant services specializing in supply chain security, which makes this specialty their core business objective. Consultant members are solo or firm-based practitioners. This is a non-voting membership. Annual dues for a Consultant Membership are $1,200 per membership year. This membership allows up to two individuals. There is an additional fee of $600 for each individual beyond two.

Note: Consultants offering security products, installations, or software solutions will be considered an SSP and moved to this membership category and corresponding dues. *

Annual Dues

Annual Dues for Full Voting Membership (January 1 through Dec. 31):

  • Corporate Membership: $1,800.00 USD (up to six people)
  • Individual Membership: $600.00 USD
  • SSP (Security Service Provider) Membership (up to six people): $5,000.00 USD
  • Consultant Membership (up to two people): $1,200.00 USD *

Ready to become a member of TAPA? Just follow this simple application process:

  1. Complete and submit the membership application form and select your company’s membership category.
  2. Once the Board of Directors has approved your membership, you will be notified of your acceptance and issued an invoice for dues. (Applications are generally processed within one month of submission),
  3. Make the appropriate dues payment for your level of membership, either by check or online.
  4. Enjoy the benefits of your new TAPA membership!

All new members must have the approval, by majority vote, of the Board of Directors of TAPA AMERICAS. TAPA AMERICAS reserves the right to accept or reject membership applications for any cause. (Note: SSP memberships are considered only at regular TAPA meetings so that members can participate in the process.)

Contact us at [email protected] for more information about membership.