Tag: logistics security


In-Transit Cargo Crime Risks and Repercussions

In-Transit Cargo Crime Risks and Repercussions

Envision the following scenario. You are at home around 8:15 at night watching television with your wife or kids when the phone rings. The caller is one of your regional LP managers in the Southeast. He tells you that you just had a tractor load of high-end apparel worth $2 million   Read More


Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Supply-Chain Security Best Practices See New Twists

Thieves and fraudsters continue to invent new scams that threaten retail supply chains, even when organizations are following supply-chain security best practices. Security firm Check Point, for example, recently reported on a discovery of malware, adnets, spyware and even ransomware that had been installed on at least 36 Android devices   Read More


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


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of a prehistoric plant or animal embedded in rock and preserved in petrified form, a person or thing that is outdated or resistant to change, or a word or phrase that has become obsolete.”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


Getting the Job Done: The Go-To People Inside LP

Getting the Job Done: The Go-To People Inside LP

EDITOR’S NOTE: In each issue of LossPrevention, we have conducted an interview of a senior retail executive. For a different perspective, we decided to assemble a group of LP professionals who would be considered among the “second in commands” in their organization. These individuals came together one afternoon during the   Read More