Security Expert Barry Brandman, A Keynote Speaker at the MHIA Executive Conference, Discusses "Best Practices in a High Risk World"

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Barry Brandman explains why theft and terrorism pose significant risks to the integrity of corporate supply chains. Senior executives gather at the MHIA conference to learn how to better safeguard their company assets.

Barry Brandman, President of Danbee Investigations, Midland Park, New Jersey was a keynote speaker for the Material Handling Industry of America at their Executive conference, recently held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, MD September 25 - 28, 2011. His presentation was entitled, “Best Security Practices in a High Risk World” and was attended by senior level executives from across the country.

Employee theft has become a critical financial problem, costing billions of dollars each year and forcing many unsuspecting companies into bankruptcy. Employee theft is responsible for nearly one third of all corporate bankruptcies. Additionally, the rise of organized theft rings as well as supply chain terrorism and smuggling have become significant concerns for logistics executives across the country.

Mr. Brandman, considered one of the nation’s top business security experts, explained why supply chain theft has become a multi-billion dollar problem and shared real-world examples of where companies have made the mistake of relying on ineffective safeguards to protect their assets. He also discussed tried and proven strategies that have enabled companies to successfully protect themselves from theft, terrorism and other related threats, as well as the importance of the historic C-TPAT initiative.

MATERIAL HANDLING INDUSTRY OF AMERICA (MHIA) is the largest U.S. material handling & logistics association representing the leading providers of material handling & logistics solutions. MHIA members are material handling and logistics equipment, systems and software manufacturers; consultants; systems integrators and simulators; third party logistics providers and publishers.

Danbee Investigations provides professional investigative and consulting services, specializing in inventory loss, fraud, embezzlement, cyber crime and helping companies obtain government security certifications such as Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) certification. Danbee executives have been guest speakers for major organizations including the Department of Homeland Security, the National Retail Federation and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals. For additional information, visit

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