Tag: cargo security


Supply-Chain Asset Protection Exec Maurizio Scrofani Takes Leading Role with GRUPO ALTO’s US Organization

Supply-Chain Asset Protection Exec Maurizio Scrofani Takes Leading Role with GRUPO ALTO’s US Organization

One of the retail industry’s leading supply-chain and asset protection executives, Maurizio Scrofani, LPC, CCSP, has been appointed vice president with ALTO US. In his new role, Scrofani will manage the development of the supply-chain security and intelligence sectors of ALTO’s loss prevention and retail security services.

“With Scrofani in this   Read More


In-Transit Cargo Theft: Impacting the Retail Supply Chain

In-Transit Cargo Theft: Impacting the Retail Supply Chain

A recent survey of retail security directors showed that almost half of those polled had been the victims of a supply-chain disruption directly related to cargo theft in the past year. This is a significant increase from recent years.

Envision the following scenario. You are at home around 8:15 at night   Read More


Cargo Theft: Not Just a US Problem

Cargo Theft: Not Just a US Problem

Mexico’s number of cargo thefts grew 73 percent in 2015. According to FreightWatch International’s supply chain report, 1087 incidents were reported. Northern Mexico’s cargo thefts rose significantly, although the central zone states of Puebla, Guanajuato and the State of Mexico remain the highest risks. Food and drink continue to be   Read More


Former FedEx Employees Charged in Cargo Theft Scheme

Former FedEx Employees Charged in Cargo Theft Scheme

Five men—three of whom are former FedEx hub employees—have recently been indicted of defrauding the company of more than $1.7 million in an interstate shipping theft scheme. The indictment, which was released on Tuesday by Edward L. Stanton III, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee, identifies Christopher T.   Read More


Combating Cargo Loss at the Army & Air Force  Exchange Service

Combating Cargo Loss at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Since the first formal post exchanges were established by the War Department in 1895, an exchange system has served side-by-side with U.S. military troops both in the field and in permanent facilities on military installations around the world.

Now in its second century of service, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) remains committed   Read More