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The Influence of Social Media on Sales of Essential Retail Items During the Current...

Retail supply chain analysts may want to consider Twitter traffic by geography to be one more signal to improve their demand-based decisions when distributing goods from distribution centers to stores.

Retailers’ Distribution Centers Remain Essential to Serving Communities

In addition to directing goods to store shelves, distribution centers are vital to those now relying on e-commerce or contact-less forms of shopping to receive the items they need.

Loss Prevention Russian Style

In supply chain terms, Russia is considered an emerging market, which has grown very quickly in a short period of time. Because of this, little if any well-known retailers from the US or Europe have logistic operations in country. This forces most retailers to use a transportation broker that specializes in shipping throughout parts of the country.

Securing the Supply Chain Against Cyber Disruption

We extract major economic benefits from modern supply chains, because each organization can focus on its core mission or specialty. This narrowing of focus is very effective, allowing each organization to be the best at whatever it does, but this same narrowing of focus means the system as a whole becomes fragile.

Maximizing the Use of Demand Signal Management in Supply Chain Asset Protection

A well-managed supply chain—one that mitigates threats—is fundamental to a productive business. In the present worldwide assembling conditions, where stock moves abroad or through different cities and countries before appearing at a store, the risks of incident or damage from cargo theft, atmosphere, work stoppage, and even work-area blunders requires innovative and intensive supply chain risk management solutions for supervising successfully.

The Fallout of Holiday Peak on Supply Chain

As e-commerce continues to evolve, so will loss prevention. We have literally entered a new era in how the consumer shops, and retailers must continue to figure out ways to ship these orders. This is true year-round but even more critical during peak season.

6th Annual ISCPO Global Supply Chain Security Conference Open for Registration

The International Supply Chain Protection Organization (ISCPO) 6th annual conference March 3-5, 2020, in Dallas is open for registration. ISCPO members and loss prevention...

3 Ways Carriers Can Demonstrate Competency in Maintaining Cargo Integrity

Businesses moving goods through their supply chains have two choices: transport it themselves or outsource it. While the decision to outsource is usually a no-brainer, the challenge for loss prevention professionals becomes how to best manage to this risk without increasing costs beyond operational savings. There are usually three basic qualifiers to be considered “competent” or low risk by your clients.

ISCPO Appoints Two Members to its Board of Directors

Tom Meehan, CSO and CISO of CONTROLTEK, and Malcom Beckwith, safety and loss prevention manager at Tuesday Morning, are the latest additions to the...

Labor Day Weekend Cargo Theft Trends and Security Best Practices

Holiday periods are known for increased risk of cargo theft because cargo thieves look to exploit an abundance of unattended trucks and closed warehouse...

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