G4S (UK) signs global preferred supplier agreement for Unisto security seals

Press Release : April 19, 2010
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G4S, the UK’s leading provider of cash management solutions has agreed a Preferred Supplier Contract for Unisto security seals for its cash processing, ATM and valuables in transit services. Under this agreement, valued at more than £4million over the full contract term, Unisto will be supplying a total of around 250 million seals enabling G4S to enhance its security procedures, unify its logistical processes and achieve significant cost savings of over £500K.

Unisto seals will be used across G4Ss business operations to enhance the level of security provided. Each seal features a unique sequential digit barcode with an additional security check digit laser etched directly into the tag for use with G4Ss logistical system, to speed up the track and trace process for high value goods and cash in transit. G4S is also the first user of Banco 4, a new ATM seal developed by Unisto to be faster and easier to use as well as providing a 20% reduction in operational costs.

According to Andy Marsh, G4Ss Head of UK Cash in Transit Support Standardising on Unisto security seals will enable us to unify our logistical processes to improve efficiency and risk management in the face of diverse and growing global threats.

In use, the new Unisto seals are quick to fit, scan and remove. They speed up the processing of bulk cash and high value consignments in a wide range of containers and will deliver significant efficiency gains over the period of the contract.

This important contract consolidates our position as one of the worlds leading providers of high performance security seals, added Donald Miller, Unistos Sales and Marketing Director. With a proven 100% track record of reliability, Unisto seals will provide G4S with the highest levels of tamper evidence and deliver significant cost and efficiency gains across the whole procurement and logistics cycle.

About Unisto
Unisto is an international company that specialises in solutions guaranteeing the security and authenticity of goods and brands. The company has a reputation for innovative design and, in close collaboration with customers and industry specialists, has developed many unique products using the latest materials and technology to meet specific market needs. Unistos sophisticated manufacturing facilities and highly experienced design teams are focused on delivering total solutions based on quality and maximum cost-effectiveness.

The Unisto name is a symbol of originality and authenticity around the world for the protection of goods, premises and sensitive equipment or information against tampering and theft.

For further information, please visit www.unisto.co.uk

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