Tracking devices prove their worth after alleged vehicle theft

Grundon’s investment in security reaped rewards at the weekend after police safely recovered two of its Rolonof vehicles which had allegedly been stolen from the Gatwick depot.


Two Grundon Rolonof vehicles, both fitted with tracking devices, where successfully recovered by police after they were allegedly stolen from the company’s Gatwick depot.

The vehicles, worth around £200,000, had both been fitted with tracking devices and were located in Essex last Sunday, thanks to a search operation closely co-ordinated by the police and Grundon’s group logistics manager John Stephens.

“We take security very seriously, which is why all our vehicles are fitted with tracking devices in the event of potential theft,” said Stephens. “As soon as the vehicles were reported missing we worked with the police to find out what had happened to them and were very pleased when they were discovered with only minor damage.

“It shows the value of taking stringent security precautions and should act as a deterrent to anyone who may think that our depots are an easy target.”

The two Rolonofs were found together with vehicles from other waste companies thought to be worth an estimated £1 million.


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