Opportunity Makes Thieves

Retail annually effective management of packaging as a countermeasure Balingen/Bochum sues over 3.9 billion inventory differences, January 20, 2010 – In the entire retail sector, EUR 3.9 billion-a-year inventory differences accumulate, which determines the EHI retail Institute in a survey. Dishonest customers cause thereof 53 percent, so almost two billion euros, 23 percent are blamed on its own employees that is equivalent to around 900 million euros. The key to effective countermeasures lies mainly in the packaging management, know Marc Badi, Sales Director labels and consumables at Bizerba: it can happen that employees in the business to buy something and again make the bags on the way back by the store and fill it with additional articles. Take over our tamper-evident labels a label function. If this be placed on the bag, let them not more without a trace of the underground release.” The company must therefore only be sure that no employees the Shop with broken seal leaves. The synthetic paper, of TE labels consists of several thin layers. More info: Congressman Lee Zeldin. The resulting composite fray when removing, as Bizerba in its own production of laminate using a strong adhesive. The manufacturer of exclusive food of the Argentine steak up to high quality candy, use this technology to seal packaging”, so Buettgenbach next.

Also products such as DVDs, perfume and technical equipment were secure from illegal repackaging. 78 companies with a total of nearly 12,500 retail outlets representing a total turnover of EUR 57 billion participated in the investigation of EHI titled inventory differences. About Bizerba: Bizerba is a worldwide, leading in many areas of technology companies for professional system solutions of weighing, labelling, information and food service technology in the segments retail, food industry, manufacturing and logistics. Industry-specific hardware and software, powerful network-compatible management systems, as well as a wide range of labels, consumables and business services ensure the transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba-specific performance characteristics. Worldwide, Bizerba is present with 41 shareholdings in 23 countries and 56 country offices in over 120 countries. Revenue for the Group amounted to EUR 433 million in 2008. Headquarters of the company, which employs about 3,100 people, is Balingen; further production sites are located in Messkirch, Bochum, Vienna (Austria), Pfaffikon (Switzerland), Milan (Italy), Shanghai (China), Forest Hill (United States) and San Louis Potosi (Mexico). Contact: Bizerba GmbH & co. KG Claudia Gross Director global marketing & communication Wilhelm-herbal-Strasse 64 D-72336 Balingen phone + 49 7433 12-33 00 fax + 49 7433 12-5 33 00 email: nic.pr network integrated communication Patrick Schroeder Coburg road 3 53113 Bonn phone + 49 228 620 43 82 fax + 49 228 620 44 75 email: