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13.02.2019, 10:04

Connect Group IFM Contract

Contract Awards, EMEA, Service Provider News

News wholesaling and mixed-freight distributor Connect Group has selected Mitie to consolidate over 100 local level agreements into a UK-wide integrated facilities management (IFM) contract.

 

Connect Group was created by the demerger of the the news distribution arms of high street retailer, WHSmith.

 

The five-year, £7.5 million contract award follows a competitive tender, and will include the delivery of engineering, cleaning, security, reception and landscaping services at 78 distribution centres and at Connect Group's Swindon, Wiltshire.

 

The security component will include round-the-clock intruder and fire alarm monitoring by Mitie's remote security centre (MiTec) in Northern Ireland.

 

Mitie's Direct Audits system which continually monitors the condition of assets will also be installed to enhance engineering services.

 

Commenting on Mitie's appointment, James Church from Connect Group, said:

“We are very pleased to have signed a contract with Mitie to provide us with a comprehensive list of services. We’re really looking forward to working together and introducing simpler and more consistent processes”.

 

Carlo Alloni, managing director, Mitie Engineering, said:

“We are delighted to announce this new relationship with Connect Group. We look forward to supporting the team with a much simpler and efficient system for all their facilities management needs enhanced by our new technology and market-leading security services.”

 

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