Tag: risk analysis


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


Retail Security Event Provides an Intimate Setting for Retailer-Vendor Collaboration

Retail Security Event Provides an Intimate Setting for Retailer-Vendor Collaboration

“This is more like a business retreat than a conference,” Nancy Largay told the attendees at the Security100Summits Retail event in Scottsdale, Arizona. Largay is general manager of Focus Media Events. The audience included twenty retailers and twelve solutions providers brought together for educational presentations, small group discussions, one-2-one conversations,   Read More


A Primer on LP in DCs

A Primer on LP in DCs

The control of losses in a distribution center is not that much different than in a store. The sources of loss are essentially the same. They may, however, manifest themselves in different ways.

Having attended loss prevention seminars and read the professional literature over the past 30 years, I have found   Read More


Outsourcing Options in Specialty Loss Prevention

Outsourcing Options in Specialty Loss Prevention

Over the past two years, several specialty retailers including Stride Rite, Wilsons Leather, and Fredrick’s of Hollywood have made the decision to outsource their entire loss prevention functions. The question many in the industry are asking is, “What are they thinking?”

How can a service provider provide the same level of   Read More


The Myths and Realities of Criminal History Research

The Myths and Realities of Criminal History Research

 Our nation’s courts are among the oldest institutions in this nation of laws, and their many distinct, disjointed, and undesirable systems are part of that heritage. So what is thestate of criminal history information in this country? How does a loss prevention or human resources professional designing a background screening   Read More