Retail Supply Chain

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...

Modern-Day Pirates Pillage Different Seas: The Endless Battle for Cargo Security

Risk is a cargo shipment's constant companion, whether it's sailing on seas, flying in the sky, or traversing the roads and rails. Here, we undertake a look-see into one extremely small segment of supply-chain risk: cargo crimes against domestic ground shipments while in transit.

The Next E-commerce Emerging Market: The Middle East

By far the largest economic engine in the United Arab Emirates over the past five years is e-commerce. Dubai’s population is approximately 3.2 million, over half of which is comprised of foreign nationals who are moving in droves to the UAE simply for one thing—work. This is now creating a global melting pot that is driving the demand for retail e-commerce. With all this growth brings growing pains for certain businesses, including the transportation industry.
Cargo theft

11 Common Ways Cargo Theft Occurs

Organized cargo theft incidents can occur at any point along the supply chain, whether at the point of manufacture, on loading docks, rail stations,...

Into the Rabbit Hole of Supply Chain Risk

The supply-chain web is spun so intricately that it's impossible to know it, truly. Perhaps the most we can aim for is to gain...
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