Security In Any Storm

Security you can rely on when it matters

The Right Direction

Our project teams can set you on the right direction but leave you room to set your own security roadmap

We Scrutinise, Interpret & Analyse Data

Keeping you informed & protected every step of the way

We Harness Risk To Your Business

Allowing your reputation to keep climbing

We've Been Around Since 1972

Pointer have matured into a specialist security solutions provider with real heritage and history

You're Not Looking For An Off-The-Peg Number

You require a tailor-made solution which will fit your business needs

We're Connected

Pointer are specialists in providing Cyber & Physical security, Networked & Integrated Systems

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Our security senses are trained to be smarter & sharper than average. So will your system.

Eagle Eyed

Our systems see the bigger picture, down to the smallest detail.

Distribution and Logistics

Pointer have a wealth of experience in the delivery of large-scale electronic security installation projects and multi-site security system service and maintenance programmes to businesses in the logistics and distribution sectors. We have provided services at:

  • Distribution Centres and Hubs
  • Warehouses
  • Storage buildings
  • Gatehouses
  • Terminals
  • Staging areas
  • Mobile sites

The Challenges

Pointer are well-versed in the security challenges at busy logistics and distribution sites and the need to protect staff, property and assets in both fixed and moving locations. In order to keep your business moving forward, we provide technologies which manage risk, which are informative, which can improve efficiency, and which do not impede upon mission-critical processes.

We provide:

  • IP Video (360 degree cameras, thermal imaging cameras, HD monitors)
  • Video analytics
  •  ANPR (Cameras capture data of vehicles entering/ exiting site to provide audit trails etc.)
  • Access control systems (including Biometrics and Time and attendance systems)
  • High Value product protection and security
  • Virtual fencing

Pointer Experience in Logistics and Distribution Sectors

Client A

Pointer manage risk to a large, privately-owned logistics services provider whose portfolio includes road and rail transport, warehousing, and terminal management. We have designed, installed, serviced and maintained systems at warehouse premises in Scotland, and northern and central England for the client. Systems include Video, Access Control, and Intruder.

Client B

Pointer design, install, service and maintain fire, intruder, and video systems to a major international supermarket chain whose UK stores turn over £4.7 billion annually. We have been working on behalf of this client for over seven years and provide systems to stores (90 stores in Scotland and around 70 in the south-east of England) and to large regional distribution centres (RDCs).

In the past year, we have seen a threefold growth in our business with this customer. This shows how providing excellent service over a number of years to our existing customers can reap dividends in time.

Client C

For nearly a decade Pointer worked on behalf of a major multi-brand, multi-site online retailer and distributor in the UK with an annual turnover of over £1.5 billion. We provided security and fire systems to the corporate headquarters, a renovated aircraft hangar in the north of England, as well as the national distribution centre, warehousing and returns centres.

In all, Pointer were contracted to undertake works on over 150 sites for the company. When we initially took over the contract, we were required to prepare and supply an asset register for all sites, many of which had unknown systems. Following successful delivery of this, we were then asked to look after further sites due to good performance. We were also then required to design their security control room and we designed and installed their disaster recovery systems for Video.

Systems installed and maintained included:

  • Video
  • Access Control
  • Intruder
  • Fire Detection and Alarm systems

Additional Case Studies

Pointer also designed and integrated a keyless Access Control system at a distribution centre on behalf of for a leading UK catalogue and online retailer and distributor. We installed a system which utilised Biometric technologies and fingerprint readers. This installation was a part of a regional contract we held with the company for a number of years.

We also provide services and technologies to a significant Scotch whisky company. On their behalf we design, install, maintain and service electronic security and fire systems – including video, intruder and access control – at offices and distribution/ manufacturing warehouse locations and blending and bottling plants.