Loss Prevention: Industry Expert Bob DiLonardo Shares LP Lessons

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Bob DiLonardo describes himself as a “professional student and practitioner of retail loss prevention and shortage control methods.” His work experience has ranged from loss prevention, internal audit, shortage control, accounting, and consulting positions throughout his career.

Now, upon his retirement, DiLonardo shares some valuable anecdotes and insights gathered over the years in his conversation with LP Magazine’s Executive Editor, Jim Lee. The article can be found in the September-October 2015 issue of LP Magazine, which is free to qualified loss prevention, retail and law enforcement professionals; students and professors; and vendors serving in the LP industry in the U.S. and Canada.

Security and Business Travel

When employees must travel for international assignments, companies face increased security and safety risks. A survey conducted by Security Director’s Report found that employees often undertake these international trips without an appropriate security review and threat assessment. “Keeping International Travelers Safe” in our September-October issue explores the key to coordinating safety and security for traveling employees.

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Another feature article from the September-October issue, “Driving Third-Party Logistics Solutions,” suggests ways in which to manage costs and improve efficiencies when it comes to moving products through the supply-chain network.

Buyers-LP Overlap

Retail buyers manage many aspects of a product category: packaging, placement, pricing, promotions and more. But is asset protection part of their responsibility? Our final feature article explores whether buyers should consider LP goals and supply chain execution to help reduce shrink in retail stores.

The September-October issue also includes:

• Interviewing: It’s All About Context, Part 3
• My Turn: Using Technology to Enhance the Relationship Between LP and Local Law Enforcement
• Partnering with Retailers: eBay Celebrates Twenty Years
• Certification: A New Perspective
• Digital Dialogue: And Our Survey Says…
• Evidence-Based LP: Navigate the LP Highway with Good Data

In addition, the issue covers industry news surrounding an LPRC trip to Seattle to tour Amazon and Microsoft. Subscribe for free today so you don’t miss these career-critical articles from LP Magazine!

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