Tag: logistics security


Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Brexit, Trump, and the Retail Trade Industry

Like the British referendum vote earlier this year, the election of Donald Trump in the United States has sent tectonic waves not just through the individual countries but also around the globe. With the unexpected results of both votes, we in the retail trade industry are left with more questions   Read More


Supply Chain Inventory Management with Your Distribution LP Team

Supply Chain Inventory Management with Your Distribution LP Team

Loss prevention in distribution centers (DCs) provides a unique challenge to the industry. As with all LP programs, the distribution center loss prevention team is tasked with reduction of shrink and generating a sufficient return on investment to justify their programs.

Given the growing investment in supply chain inventory management, how   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


Watch and Learn

Watch and Learn

The dictionary definition of a fossil is “the remains or impression of a prehistoric plant or animal embedded in rock and preserved in petrified form, a person or thing that is outdated or resistant to change, or a word or phrase that has become obsolete.”

It is therefore perhaps surprising to   Read More


Father and Son Charged in $41,000 Employee Theft Incident

Father and Son Charged in $41,000 Employee Theft Incident

A father-son duo recently stole more than $41,000 worth of frozen chicken wings in an internal theft incident from a locally owned restaurant in Syracuse, New York. The Onondaga County Sherriff’s Office has charged Paul Rojek, 56, and his son Joshua, 33, with grand larceny and falsifying business records.

Both men   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


Monitoring and Securing Cargo with Electronic Padlocks

Many of us in the loss prevention world can attribute our roots to the fundamental, foundational role of store detective. As a detective, the term continuous observation was drilled into our heads as a cornerstone of basic and essential loss prevention strategies. It is critical that we maintain these continuous   Read More