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Keeping Your Warehouse Safe in an Emergency

Posted by Sean Murphy on October 1, 2020

Disasters are typically unexpected. Earthquakes, floods, fires, tornadoes, hurricanes and even a global pandemic can be devasting to a warehouse. Loss of inventory, damage to property and work disruptions are not only costly, they can ruin your reputation, which can have lasting…

How Has COVID-19 Impacted Supply Chain Theft?

Posted by Sean Murphy on June 25, 2020

In the first quarter of 2019, there was relatively little change in the number of supply chain thefts compared to 2018. There were 132 in 2018 and 131 in 2019. Fast forward to 2020, a year completely disrupted by the COVID-19 global pandemic, and that number jumps over 50…

Attempted Theft at Manufacturing Facility

Posted by Sean Murphy on June 2, 2020

Manufacturing facilities have many assets to protect, including their employees and the products they produce. They are also challenged with numerous threats from property damage and merchandise theft, to organized crime and internal breaches. In the following video, a Stealth…

How to Stop Supply Chain Crimes from Hurting Your Business

Posted by Sean Murphy on May 4, 2020

If there's one thing some companies are learning the hard way, it's that it's possible to disrupt the supply chain in an instant. COVID-19 had people racing to stock up on the essentials. Many stores could not keep toilet paper, soap, wipes, and hand sanitizer in stock. Even…

Why Manufacturing Companies Need to Be Concerned About Security and What to Do About It

Posted by Sean Murphy on March 30, 2020

Cyber breaches have gotten a lot of attention as companies that are victims of large-scale hacks make the news. These incidents push companies to invest more in cybersecurity. However, spending more on cybersecurity will not help prevent cargo theft and other physical security…

What Can I Do About Cargo Theft on the Rise?

Posted by Sean Murphy on February 28, 2020

The cost of cargo theft is massive. Its ripple effects go beyond the cost of the stolen goods. To give you an idea of how bad it is, SupplyChainBrain references a study on stolen digital cameras worth $200,000. It would take 10 times the number of sales, or $2 million, to offset…

Distribution Center Thieves Arrested

Posted by Sean Murphy on January 17, 2020

Because distribution centers can contain millions of dollars’ worth of merchandise, they can be at high risk for theft. Late one night, our trained Stealth security operators spotted a few individuals walk through the hole in the fence surrounding a California distribution…

What You Need to Know About Cargo Theft

Posted by Sean Murphy on November 26, 2019

Companies pay a high price when they don't take steps to prevent cargo theft. The average cargo value per cargo theft was more than $150,000 according to CargoNet. That brings the estimated total of cargo stolen in the U.S. and Canada in the second quarter of 2019 to almost $23…