Service Summary –

DDSC Features and Benefits
A number of unexpected developments affecting the precious metals markets during the past several years, with respect to safety and security, profitability and competition, has led many precious metals companies to re-assess the manner in which they conduct their physical precious metals business activities.

As a result, many commercial entities and investors are now discovering the precious metals custody and distribution services available from DDSC provide the confidence and assurance that their precious metals bullion and other physical assets can be cost-effectively processed, safeguarded and delivered with the care, competence and accountability they seek.

Specifically, among many advantages, DDSC and its Delaware location offer:

  • CME Group (Comex ∓ Nymex) / NYSE-Liffe (CBOT) approved depository operations;
  • Highly competitive pricing;
  • Physically segregated, off balance sheet, insured metal storage;
  • Ideal alternative storage location to New York City;
  • Complete array of precious metals depository services, including transaction settlement (escrow) assistance and collateral segregation;
  • Fast, efficient customer deliveries worldwide via insured armored carrier, FedEx and the U.S. Postal Service;
  • Total accounting and customer service support, including automatic electronic reporting per the schedule of your choice;
  • Sales tax free custody;
  • Highly experienced depository management and staff;
  • Responsive, friendly, professional and customer-oriented service;
  • Business activities always held in the strictest of confidence.
  • $1 billion in “All Risk” insurance coverage.

DDSC offers a complete array of specialized precious metals processing, custody and distribution services


  • Insured custody and shipping
  • Modern vault / secure warehousing facilities
  • State-of-the-art security systems
  • $100,000 per package
  • State-of-the-art inventory control and reporting
  • Highly experienced depository staff
  • User-friendly, customer-oriented services


  • Detailed confirmations of assets received
  • Same-day / next-day transaction processing
  • Mint year / proof issue / coin bag verification


  • Insured custody
  • Segregated / non-segregated storage options
  • Comex-approved for silver storage
  • Nymex-approved for platinum/palladium storage
  • Certified coin
  • Audit assistance


  • Armored / U.S.P.S. / FedEx shipping
  • Standard / Overnight / 2-day
  • Same day shipping option
  • Private label / special insert services
  • Advanced shipment preparation
  • Customs clearing arrangements
  • Special packaging services


  • Account reports via e-mail
  • Daily account activity and shipping confirmations
  • Detailed / summary inventory statements