Warehouses contribute 20% to the total recorded crime statistics in the UK, and therefore security is now the main concern for those managing these value filled assets.
Warehouse security is complex. Not only are there external and internal security considerations to make, but we also need to be secure against the many people that interact and engage with our business on a daily basis. This includes our own employees. It can be easy to fall victim to our own employees circumventing the security we put in place.
And of course, we need to protect against fire. As quickly as it starts, a fire can rapidly spread throughout these huge operations and write many millions off in damages.
Let us consider some of the warehouse security best practice that you can use for your property.