Oxfordshire, England – July 29th, 2019 – Morrisons has selected Thruvision’s people screening technology as part of continued investment into new security technologies being deployed across all its UK distribution centre network.
Looking to maximise profit protection functions and improve operational efficiencies, the UK grocery retailer, Wm Morrisons PLC, partnered with Thruvision to support their loss prevention strategy. The retailer is employing Thruvision’s people screening solutions to reduce loss, improve distribution centre operations and protect employees.
‘As we continue to invest in our depot security infrastructure, we are delighted to be working with Thruvision to bring innovation to our physical security programme.’ David Oliver, Senior Loss Prevention Manager, Morrisons.
Traditional distribution centre security consists of often ineffective metal detectors and invasive wands, resulting in unseen theft and HR issues. Thruvision’s people screening solution captures all types of items including liquids, foodstuffs, cosmetics, tobacco, electronics and clothing. The system is completely safe, proven and fast.
‘We are extremely proud that Morrisons will be utilising Thruvision screening as a key technology in their DC security infrastructure.’ Alex Brundle, Vice President of Profit Protection Sales, Thruvision.
The Yorkshire (UK) based food retailer serves customers across the UK from over almost 500 stores and an online home delivery service.
Morrisons business is mainly food & grocery and they uniquely source & process most of the fresh food that they sell through inhouse manufacturing facilities. This gives Morrisons close control over provenance & quality as do the number of committed and trained professionals in their stores who prepare food for customers.
Every week, 11 million customers pass through store doors and over 110,000 colleagues across the business work hard each day to deliver great service to them. Morrisons cover more than 11 million households with the Morrisons.com service.
Thruvision is the leading provider of next-generation people-screening technology. Using patented passive terahertz technology, Thruvision is uniquely capable of detecting metallic and non-metallic threats including weapons, explosives and contraband items that are hidden under clothing at distances up to 10m. Addressing the growing need for fast, safe and effective security, Thruvision has been vetted and approved by the US Transportation Security Administration. More than 250 units have been deployed worldwide over the last five years for applications including mass transit and aviation security, facilities and public area protection, customs and border control and supply chain loss prevention. Thruvision has offices near Oxford, England and in Washington DC.
For more information, please visit www.thruvision.com.
Alex Brundle, Vice President Profit Protection Sales, email@example.com
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