Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise. Supply-chain management is a critical component of the retail machine. While we may view the heart of retail as Read More
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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
By Bill McBeath
Over recent years, we’ve witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable RFID Renaissance—with well over a billion tags used this year, not just in apparel, but for other categories and uses as well. It is being used Read More
Having a general understanding of the customs process is a critical aspect of efficient supply-chain management. Customs is an authority or agency responsible for controlling the flow of goods into and out of a country. Depending on local legislation and regulations, the import or export of certain products may be Read More
Attendees Discuss Safety and Loss Prevention at Home Depot Supply-Chain Conference
Meeting brings together AP team from across logistics channels.
LP Magazine was pleased to be invited to attend the 2016 Home Depot supply-chain conference held at the Store Support Center in Atlanta in early October.
Mike Combs brought members of his team Read More
Supply-chain management encompasses the planning and management of the many activities involved in sourcing, procurement, conversion, and logistics management for the business. It involves planning and processing orders; handling, transporting and storing the products purchased, processed and/or distributed; and managing the inventory of goods in an efficient and coordinated manner.
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By Glenn Master
If you grew up in the 1970s, you may remember the popular public-service announcement for parents that asked, “It’s 10 p.m. Do you know where your child is?” The statement seemed almost nonsensical, but it shared an important message for parents to ensure that they always make a conscious effort Read More
By Chris Trlica
In the beginning, there was the cellular phone. Then arose a new kind of phone, from whence sprang generation upon furious generation of increasingly intelligent smartphones. Today, we are beset by a menagerie of portable devices, their displays ranging in length from thumb to forearm, but, crucially, each embedded with Read More
The retail supply chain network is a critical component of the retail machine. While many in retail may view the heart of retail as the interactions and events that happen within the store, this support system has always fueled the way. Through a complex web of processes and activity, a Read More