Northern Rail selects G4S10 January 2012
Northern Rail selects G4S
G4S Cash Solutions (‘G4S’), the largest provider of cash solutions in the UK, has been awarded a major contract Northern Rail, the UK’s largest train operator, which runs services across the north of England.
The contract, which will commence in February 2012 and will see G4S provide a range of services including cash in transit, cash processing, bulk cash delivery and cash collection from ticket vending and car-park machines.
To help Northern Rail speed up their reporting process, G4S will conduct cash processing from one site in Manchester which will help them to manage their cash flow even more effectively.
Brett Gibson, Business Development Manager, G4S Cash Solutions (UK), said, “We are looking forward to working closely with Northern Rail to help them manage their cash processes more efficiently. We have a strong track record of working with organisations of all sizes across the UK to deliver a high quality service that adds real value to businesses.”
Albert Gribben, Procurement Management Systems, Northern Rail, added, “As one of the UK’s largest train operators, it is vital that we ensure all of our operations run smoothly to ensure that the millions of passengers who use our service every year have an enjoyable experience.
“Working with G4S Cash Solutions will allow us to streamline our cash management processes freeing up valuable resources which can be better spent on areas such as improved customer service.”
About G4S Cash Solutions (UK)
A subsidiary of G4S plc, G4S Cash Solutions is the leading UK provider of cash solutions, including secure cash transportation, ATM outsourcing solutions and outsourced till management. In the UK we deploy over 6,500 employees and utilise a fleet of around 2,000 vehicles throughout a network of 43 cash transportation branches and 10 cash and coin centres.
About G4S plc
G4S is the world's leading security solutions group, which specialises in outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks are considered a strategic threat. G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen.
G4S has operations in more than 125 countries and more than 625,000 employees. For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com
About Northern Rail
Northern Rail is the biggest train operator in Britain, providing 2,500 local and regional train services every day across the north of England, serving a population of nearly 15m. We are now carrying 88 million passengers a year, 38% more than when we started our franchise in December 2004. Northern Rail is operated in joint venture by Serco and Abellio. This joint venture combines Serco’s world-class service credentials and Abellio’s unrivalled transport industry expertise. Serco has run the highly successful Docklands Light Railway since 1997 while Abellio delivers bus and rail services to over 650,000 passengers in the UK, Germany and the Czech Republic every day. In addition to Northern Rail, Serco and Abellio have the 25-year concession for Merseyrail, which provides urban train services in Merseyside.