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Discover how we can support secure collections and asset recovery for the police and emergency services

Blog posted by: Bal Love, 23 September 2022.

Do you need to move valuable and high risk items or support selling high value assets? We’re here to help.

At Crown Commercial Service (CCS) we understand that our police and emergency services customers need much more from a courier than delivering a package. That’s why we developed our Courier and Specialist Movements (RM6171) agreement. It enables customers not just to move packages from A to B, but also:

  • move valuable and high risk items in a secure and compliant way
  • generate value by reselling high value assets such as cars

Secure services

Lot 5 of the agreement offers a managed service for explosive substances (Class 1), firearms and weapons. This gives you access to suppliers that can arrange the secure collection, delivery and disposal of items such as:

  • firearms ections 1,2 and 5)
  • explosives (UN Class 1)
  • weapons
  • controlled and illegal drugs

By using our agreement you can be confident that suppliers have the right certifications, licences and security in place. For example:

  • explosive certificates
  • section 5 firearm licences (issued by the Home Office)
  • vehicles fitted with Global Positioning Systems (GPS), immobilisers and alarms
  • lockable steel cages
  • temperature controlled vehicles
  • secure gun crates which are sealed to form an evidence chain
  • maintenance of the chain of custody

Asset recovery

Lot 6 offers a managed service for asset recovery to help customers generate money from assets that are no longer required, or have been confiscated or seized by law enforcement and need to be disposed of.

What is an asset?

An asset can be anything you own or have confiscated, from a mobile phone or electrical device to equipment and machinery. It can even be high capital value such as property, vehicles and land.

How can suppliers help?

Our suppliers can offer an end-to-end managed service for the removal of unwanted and seized assets of all sizes and weights. In addition, they can provide asset assessment, expert advice and alternative solutions for disposing of unwanted property.

They can manage the moving, recycling, reselling, donating or securely disposing of assets.

You can donate and recycle unwanted assets, helping to meet social value targets. Or, you can resell assets with secure transportation and storage, receiving part of the monetary value. A full audit trail is provided if the asset has to be destroyed.

Find out more

To find out more about our managed services for explosive substances and asset recovery, visit the Courier and Specialist Movements (RM6171) webpage or fill in our contact form.

If you would be interested in future webinars about the agreement fill in our contact form stating ‘RM6171 Courier and Specialist Movements webinar’ in the comments box.

You can find a full list of all the commercial agreements we offer, alongside details of how we can help you build policy considerations into your procurement, in our interactive digital brochure.


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