|By PR Newswire||
|April 22, 2013 03:00 AM EDT||
LONDON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Brink's Global Services, a global leader in security-related services, today announced its acquisition of AGS-FreightWatch Europe, a security solutions company based in the Netherlands. The acquisition gives Brink's Global Services the ability to further customize complete supply chain security solutions for the global distribution of valuable and at-risk cargo.
"This acquisition combines the power of Brink's global footprint with AGS's innovation within the secure logistics sector," said Ishay Zwickel, Senior Vice President Europe, Brink's Global Services. "By blending AGS's creative and customised services with our global network we believe we are creating an unmatched offering that will support the global secure logistics industry."
AGS-FreightWatch Europe was formed in 2000 to meet the growing demand for a high-quality and versatile secure logistics provider for the electronics manufacturing industry. The security solutions business, which includes on-site risk management officers, electronic cargo surveillance, manned escorts and security risk assessments, now services the high-tech, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals and government sectors.
"Everyone at AGS is excited about the future as part of an organization as strong as Brink's," said AGS-FreightWatch Europe founders Jaco van den Berg and Remy de Jong. "We are looking forward to taking AGS to the next level of growth."
About Brink's Global Services:
Brink's is a global leader in security-related services for banks, retailers and a variety of other commercial and governmental customers. Our services include armored car transportation, money processing, long-distance transport of valuables, vaulting and other value-added solutions. We employ about 70,000 people who serve customers in more than 100 countries.
About AGS-FreightWatch Europe:
AGS-FreightWatch provides customised security solutions for national and international distribution flows of valuable and/or at-risk cargo. They focus on security solutions within complete supply chains, customising solutions according to the needs of each customer. Services include on-site risk management officers, electronic cargo surveillance, manned escorts, security risk assessments etc.
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