It’s finally official. The long awaited megadeal in the private security industry has been approved. On April 5, Allied Universal announced its acquisition of G4S.
Intelligence gathering sounds like a job for some secret department in the CIA. And even though agencies like the CIA use Intelligence gathering heavily, it’s just as important for security companies.
No matter what stage a private security company is in, growth is a primary goal. The simple answer to growth is winning more contracts. But that is never as simple as it sounds.
When private security companies sell their vehicle fleet, that money will often be reused to buy newer, more efficient models. And as security companies scale their vehicle fleets, the difference in value per vehicle can make a huge difference down the road.
Vehicle fleets are an essential part of many physical security companies. But what many security company owners don’t realize is that successfully managing vehicles in their fleet depends on a large number of things going right.
On October 6-7, 2020, Thinkcurity presented the first-ever Virtual Physical Security Summit. Over 1200 physical security professionals signed up for the 2-day event to get actionable insights from thought leaders in every area of the physical security industry.
When talking about growth and scalability, security companies can be overloaded with information. Pinpointing how to grow a business while maintaining healthy profit margins will help security companies apply best practices for optimal growth and scalability.
The physical security industry generally sticks to talking mostly about security-specific software, but there are tons of great tech tools out there created to help optimize your business that aren’t just about security.
Most people are familiar with GPS (Global Positioning System) and how it works. When supervisors need to track and remotely monitor actions performed, such as the path of a security guard on patrol, GPS technology is used to supply the information requested.