Country of Operations
Anti Counterfeiting Operations
major was experiencing rampant counterfeiting of
some of its more popular brands. The resultant loss in terms of market
was in millions of dollars. The company’s goodwill was also under
owing to the inferior performance of the counterfeits.
brand protection team, comprising highly decorated
former army men & officers along with retired police officers was
to assess the magnitude of the problem, generate workable solutions and
implement corrective measures.
conducted more than thirty high intensity raids to
identify the illicit value chain.
from these disclosures, enforcement action led to
twenty operatives being arrested and machines and material of
Thanks to the
presence of retired
senior police officers within TACT’s leadership team, the law
authorities across India
extended the highest level of cooperation.
legal team featured
prominently in this operation and indeed played a decisive role in the
admitted to TACT that a sustainable level of
deterrence had been achieved and entrusted the firm with an ongoing
Independent market surveys conducted by third parties later revealed
company’s market share had expanded by more than 15% over the
engaged with a dozen brand owning clients on a pan-India basis in
anti-counterfeiting operations on a retainer format.
Over the last
three years, TACT’s specialist employee
screening practice, TRACE, would have screened the backgrounds
than ten thousand potential recruits prior to hiring by their client
process, TACT is endowed with a deep insight into the
common malpractices employed by potential hires. Some of them are
listed below –
- Faking names
of employers & employment dates –
particularly in the IT industry
where there are far too many nondescript companies
- Doctoring of
educational certificates & employment/release
disclosure of exact residential address & acts of
incidence of non disclosure or incorrect
disclosure is in terms of employment history (almost 65% of rejected
were culpable of this act) followed by discrepancies in educational
(close to 25%). The remaining 10% of discrepancies were related to
addresses, references and criminal history.
other background screening companies that rely
overly on public databases, TACT follows the more challenging path of
facts in the physical environment to the extent possible.
Indian universities provide the facility of
electronically verifying educational data. The police has not even
an online database of charge sheeted and convicted persons. Compounding
challenge is the absence of an equivalent of an electronically
social security system in India.
foreign background screening firms have been known to
limit their Indian operations to online verification which does not
even one percent of the target population.
intuitive MNCs have realized the limitation of using
these firms and progressively, home grown background screening firms
winning market share from these “limited capability”
TACT is a
clear front runner among the Indian background
screening firms and is committed to enhancing its processes to ensure
details on TACT’s employee screening practice, please
follow the link www.traceverification.com