Kings Secure Technologies Awarded Prestigious Contract With Post Office Limited
07 December 2021 – Kings Secure Technologies (KST), leading provider of specialist fire and security technology, has been awarded a prestigious new 5-year contract with Post Office Ltd, commencing in August 2021 with a possible extension for a further 3 years.
Post Office is a core part of the national infrastructure; it is essential that its network has the appropriate security controls in place to ensure that it is not affected by issues that could impact the service it provides to its customers, clients and the wider community. With an expansive estate of over 11,500 post office branches, 15 cash centre depots and 3 main admin offices, first class delivery and compliance is of the upmost importance.
KST has worked with Post Office Ltd since 2011; the two organisations building a trusted partnership over the years. KST has consistently reviewed its first class service, identifying opportunities to reduce cost and improve efficiencies in areas where the benefit could be reinvested in significant savings for the client.
Working together with long term weighing solutions supplier to Post Office, DIGI Group and safe servicing and engineering partner, Insafe the companies will maintain and service the Post Office estate, efficiently and proactively, while delivering agreed Service Level Agreements in a ‘continuous improvement’ based environment.
Bob Forsyth, Chief Executive Officer of KST, said: “We are delighted to announce the award of this contract and the continuation of our successful relationship with Post Office Ltd. The team at KST prides itself on having provided exceptional and reliable security services to Post Office for over 10 years, keeping their assets, customers and clients secure through vigilance and proactive engagement with our BSS partners DIGI Group and Insafe.”
Glen Hall, Managing Director of DIGI Europe Ltd, said “It’s a great opportunity to work together with KST and Post Office Ltd, to drive new initiatives moving forward. We are looking forward to a long and successful partnership.”
Simon Arthur, Managing Director of Insafe commented: “We are excited to support Kings Secure Technologies on this new chapter with the Post Office. Insafe has served the Post Office for almost 20 years and we can only see our relationship improving through the support of KST.”
Steve Norris, Director of Property, Security and Facilities, Post Office Ltd said of the award: “The safety and security of the public and our colleagues is top priority for Post Office Ltd. Under the new contract, KST, DIGI Group and Insafe will be responsible for the provision of Property Security, Grapevine and Business Support Services for our extensive portfolio. During the tendering process, we were impressed by the quality and competitive value offered by KST, and also by their understanding of our business and requirements. We are delighted to award this contract to KST and look forward to further developing our trusted relationship.”
About the Kings Secure Technologies group of companies
Kings Secure Technologies (KST) is a leading group of companies providing specialist solutions within the Fire & Security sector and operating in a wide range of industries. With our head office based firmly in West Yorkshire and satellite offices in Scotland, the Midlands, London and the South East, we focus on delivering cutting-edge innovative solutions ensuring a full end-to-end risk management approach for our clients. Our fully-protected and highly-accredited Technology Monitoring Centres, alongside our data and incident trend app, DYMENSiON provide our clients with round-the-clock monitoring and intelligence-led analysis and reporting, actively preventing criminal activity on our clients’ sites. For more information go to: www.kingsltd.co.uk
About DIGI Group
The DIGI/TERAOKA Group offers innovative products, solutions, and services for the retail, food industry, logistics, and hospitality industries, including retail scale printers, POS and scale POS systems, weigh-wrap-labellers, high speed indexers, and picking & sorting systems. With “DIGI” as our global brand and trade name, we operate in nearly 150 countries around the world and have subsidiaries for R&D, manufacturing, and marketing in 15 countries. DIGI maintains a strong presence in the global retail business market by offering and supporting products tailored to a wide range of retailers, from specialty stores and supermarkets to hypermarkets. We also facilitate integration of retail data into the customer’s store management system to enhance retail operations. For more information visit: www.digisystem.com/uk
Insafe is the UK’s leading independent safe and safe engineering company. We deliver, install and service safes, locks and vaults throughout the UK, and provide a 24/7, 365 day, UK wide safe engineer and master locksmith service. At Insafe we are committed to providing expert advice, quality products and practical value-led solutions to our customers. Insafe’s quest is to ensure that we consistently surpass our customers’ expectations and provide them with a world class service. For more information go to: www.insafe.com