About the Author

Maurizio P. Scrofani, CCSP, LPC

Maurizio Scrofani is an LPM contributing writer and supply-chain asset protection professional with over 25 years of experience in retail and manufacturing, including leadership roles with Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Delonghi, and Toys "R" Us. He was cofounder and president of CargoNet, a supply chain theft prevention and recovery network solution of Verisk Analytics. He can be reached at maurizio [at] mpsconsultants.com.

Scrofani has been an active member of many organizations including the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals for New Jersey’s Roundtable, Rutgers Center for Supply Chain Management and most recently sits as an advisor with the pharmaceutical cargo security coalition. He is a lifetime charter member of the Loss Prevention Foundation. Scrofani received his economics and finance degrees from William Paterson University and his certificate in supply chain management from Penn State University. He is loss prevention certified (LPC) by the Loss Prevention Foundation and also certified as a cargo security professional (CCSP) from the American Trucking Association.

Public Speaking Summary
Maurizio has spoken frequently at industry conferences on the following topics: • Supply Chain Integration • ERP Processing • Cargo theft • The use of data and analytics in re-setting EOQ • Supply Chain Risk Management Among the speaking engagements that Maurizio has fulfilled are: • Council of Supply Chain Management (NJ) • National Retail Federation (GA) • Insurance fraud management (FL) • Healthcare distribution management association (MD) • LG Electronics N.A. transportation security conference (NJ) • Landstar annual safety conference (TX) • Inland marine underwriters association (TX) • International Association of Special Investigation Units (FL) • Motor Carrier Insurance Education foundation (NC) • EyeforTransports’ annual global resilience conference (LA) • Florida insurance fraud education committee (FL) • Loss Prevention Magazine 10 year anniversary event (NC) • National Association of Truckstop Operators (FL)

Articles by Maurizio P. Scrofani, CCSP, LPC

A Mall Within a Store?

Retail Industry

A Mall Within a Store?

Once the symbol of American retail strength that was exported across the globe, the mall is seeing a hazy future. As people shop more online and want something different from their downtime, the mall has become a destination that is approached as a last resort rather than a first choice.


Supply Chain Security

Test, Do, Learn, and Share

Over the years, enterprise needs for supply-chain asset protection (SCAP) have undergone a transformation from lock-and-key security operations to more integrated supply-chain security and facilitation networks. By taking advantage of the latest technology, this evolution is possible. However, too many organizations look to technology as a cure-all. This leads to