Tag: distribution center security
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One of the modern miracles of retail is the ability to get the right merchandise, in high volume, and across vast distances, either into point-of-sale locations or the customer’s doorstep within a matter of days, if not hours. Enter the distribution center: often an enormous building with hundreds of employees, Read More
David Lund, CFI, LPC, is the vice president of loss prevention for DICK’S Sporting Goods based in Pittsburgh. DICK’S Sporting Goods operates over 600 authentic, full-line sporting goods stores, 82 specialty golf retail locations, and a handful of specialty running stores and distribution centers in 47 states. Lund is responsible Read More
By Mike Jackson
Best Buy’s executive management realized some years ago that the challenges and approaches to loss prevention at our fast-growing chain of retail stores—there are currently more than 870 stores throughout the United States and Canada—were distinct from what is required to maintain security and prevent losses at the company’s eight Read More
The control of losses in a distribution center is not that much different than in a store. The sources of loss are essentially the same. They may, however, manifest themselves in different ways.
Having attended loss prevention seminars and read the professional literature over the past 30 years, I have found Read More