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Issues in Supply Chain Management Can Be Catastrophic During Peak Season

Here are two key areas where the industry is failing to keep up with the changes in holiday shopping habits and some basic steps that can be taken to solve the growing issues in supply chain management. 
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Business Travel Safety Tips and Hotel Recommendations

Long before a retailer opens shop in a far-flung destination, key personnel will need to make repeated travel to those locations. Keeping them safe during those excursions is a legitimate concern. This post offers some business travel safety tips for retail ops and LP pros on the go.

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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Making the Most of Loss Prevention Resources

Particular places, products, processes, and increasingly, certain retail innovations are much more vulnerable to loss than others.

Outsmarting Cyber Criminals

Rhett Asher is the executive vice president and director of retail solutions for Fortalice Solutions. He has over 25 years of leadership experience in...
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What Is Supply-Chain Management?

Retail doesn’t start and stop at the front door of our stores. Ultimately, our value depends on our ability to broaden our influence while protecting every aspect of the business enterprise, including the supply chain.
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What Is Customs?

Depending on local legislation and regulations, the import or export of certain products may be restricted or forbidden, and the customs agency enforces these rules.
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How to Build an Effective Relationship with Your Third-Party Logistics Provider

Loss prevention must provide effective oversight in order to keep these operations effective and productive. Here are a few things to consider when building an effective relationship with the third-party logistics provider.
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Supply-Chain Management: It’s 10 pm. Do You Know Where Your Package Is?

If you grew up in the 1970s, you may remember the popular public-service announcement for parents that asked, "It's 10 p.m. Do you know...
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The ROI for RFID Technology in Retail

Over recent years, we've witnessed a resurgence of interest and substantial growth in the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) technology in retail—a veritable...

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