Studies on workplace behavior, criminal investigations on employee fraud, and anecdotal stories have proven that the workplace environment must be controlled to avoid theft.
A good loss prevention program starts with an assessment of the current processes in operation.
"Hey man; how do like your job at that fast food place?"
"It’s alright. It gives me a bit of cash for some bills, and I get to eat for half price."
"So, do you work much in the drive-thru?"
"Yeah, I work the drive-thru cash quite a bit.
Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft. Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.
Employee Hotlines encourage employees to report incidences when they observe unsafe conditions or inappropriate behavior, and promotes a culture of ethical behavior and honesty.
I’ve worked many years for tips. I began my restaurant career when I was 14 (don’t tell the Labor department).
Cintas launched its new floor care program at the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago. The company's floor-care solutions were created around three central themes: protect, maintain and deep clean.
Recognizing fake bills comes down to training that is easy to comprehend and makes sense, yet doesn't slow down the operation.
I know this sounds like the old joke about a light bulb or a chicken crossing the road, but the way some restaurants operate, the joke is on them. There are many restaurants that have their servers pick up checks...
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If you have CO(2) fill ports or storage tanks in tight enclosed quarters, lower levels, or have older systems or systems that have not been inspected by qualified personnel, have them inspected immediately and install monitoring systems to detect unhealthy levels of carbon dioxide.
DTT has announced an expanded partnership with SSP America's North American division. The relationship began in late 2011, and has continued to grow, with DTT installing its 100th SSP location last month. As a provider of loss-prevention solutions with hardware...
The Restaurant Loss Prevention & Security Association (formerly NFSSC), recently completed its 34th Annual Conference, at the M Resort, Aug. 4-7, in Las Vegas.
More than 300 LP professionals participated in the meeting, marking a nearly 30 percent increase from the year prior.
SullivanCurtisMonroe Insurance Services LLC, a California-based insurance agency, has provided five risk management tips for the foodservice industry.
Coverage for supply chain risk. Supply delivery can be interrupted by many factors, including adverse weather, infrastructure issues, price increases or damage to a supplier location.
Triton has released updated versions of software for both the VersaSafe and VersaLink smart safe, cash management solutions. Both updates will work in concert and are loaded with increased functionality, allowing operators to be more efficient when managing and obtaining...
The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC) recently completed its 33rd Annual Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. The gathering included more than 250 individuals and more than 65 vendors aimed at keeping restaurant workplaces and their employees and customers safe.
Executive keynotes were presented by Charlie Strong, U.S.
ControlScan and Lucas Systems Inc. are partnering to offer restaurant operators comprehensive support to remove the ongoing burden of restaurant data security and IT oversight.
ControlScan provides data security and Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance solutions for small- and mid-sized businesses.
C.R. Restaurant Inc., a multi-unit franchisee in the quick-serve and fast casual market, has implemented SecureConnect managed security solutions in all 30 of its Burger King and Così locations. The services provide all locations with a PCI compliance offering including...
The director of surveillance operations at several Five Guys Burgers and Fries restaurants in Arkansas has deployed the MobileCamViewer mobile surveillance app from mobiDEOS to monitor operations at restaurants there. “I can’t be in all restaurants all the time, but...
FMS Solutions has announced that it will provide accounting and payroll services to Bang Bang Mongolian Grill. The fast casual restaurant chain joins more than 2,200 retailers across North America currently serviced by FMS Solutions.
The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC) announced that Bill Boddie, president and CEO, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, will serve as a keynote at its 33rd Annual Conference, Aug. 5-8, in Baltimore. NFSSC is a trade association for loss prevention, risk management...
Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS), has announced that it has been selected as the winner of the Red Herring Global 100 award in recognition of the leading private companies from North America, Europe and...
Louisville, Colo.-based Envysion Inc., a provider of Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) for the restaurant and retail industries, has been selected as a finalist for Red Herring's 2011 Top 100 Global award. The award recognizes and honors the year's...
Yogurtland units across the U.S., Mexico and Guam are deploying DigitalPersona's fingerprint biometrics system, U.are.U Fingerprint Readers, to address Payment Card Industry (PC) compliance requirements and reduce payroll fraud. DigitalPersona's fingerprint readers eliminate the need for franchise managers to remember...
VendorSafe Technologies, a provider of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant solutions, has announced its proactive scalable approach to network security.
A 2010 survey by the National Retail Federation and First Data Corp. of small- and medium- size retailers in the U.S.
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Vendor Safe Technologies and FastCasual.com will present a webinar May 3 addressing changes to the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and its impact on restaurant operations. The changes are being touted as PCI DSS 2.0.