How Do We Keep Bullion Secure?
In-Shipment Journey

 

For security purposes, all handling of bullion occurs using separation-of-duties, dual-control, and perpetual audit protocols. This means that various duties are delegated to different depository teams and processed by a minimum of two staff members within each team.

Learn more about the In-Shipment Journey and Out-Shipment Journey with our interactive infographic to visualize how securely handle your bullion.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Packages arrive at a centralized receiving
stations in Delaware or Nevada.
Packages are accepted by the Receiving Team.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The journey begins in Nevada or Delaware.

The receiving team accepts and handles packages.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Packages enter the pending stage - received but not yet verified.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
These packages are in the
pending stage.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Packages are moved to the
receiving area and opened
under the camera by the
Vault Team.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Packages are moved to the receiving area and opened under the camera by the
Vault Team. Package contents are verified against the packing slip/shipping manifest.
If identifying information is missing or incomplete, the package remains in Pending/Suspense status and an investigation is initiated.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Packages are moved by Transfer Team to the Input/Output Verification area.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Packages are moved by Transfer Team to Input/Output Verification area.

I/O Team verifies that shipping
documents, bullion and system
entries reconcile.

If an error is discovered, an
investigation is initiated.

Bullion deposit is reported to
the customer.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bullion is moved to the vault/secure warehouse location for permanent storage.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bullion is moved to the vault/secure warehouse location for permanent storage.

Our secure warehouse facilities.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Bullion is audited by
the Audit Team.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bullion is audited by
the Audit Team.

Your bullion is secure.