CASE STUDY: Cargill Meat Solutions

Cargill Meat Solutions

Wichita, Kansas

2Cargill, Incorporated is a multinational firm based in Minnetonka, Minnesota and is the largest privately held corporation in the U.S. Cargill business' include trading, purchasing and distributing grain and other agricultural commodities; trading in energy,steel and transport; the manufacture and sale of livestock and feed; producing food ingredients such as starch and glucose syrup, vegetable syrup, vegetable oils and fats for application in processed foods and industrial use. Cargill Meat Solutions (CMS) is a Cargill platform headquartered in Wichita, KS responsible for meat production and operations including pork, turkey, beef, further processing and case ready.

In 2008 VendTech partnered with CMS to deliver an industrial Risk Analysis & Vulnerability Assessment (RAVA) program encompassing all corporate offices and facilities. Several security concerns and incidents exposed the company's need for comprehensive service, and after identifying a number of security and safety threats VendTech was awarded a subsequent contract for implementation and execution of risk mitigation measures throughout 2009.

VendTech provided unarmed Security Guard Officers (SGO) to two CMS corporate office buildings. VendTech provided all supervision, personnel, tools, equipment, materials, training, and state and local licenses to provide unarmed guard services with SGO hours provided per year at approximately 13000.

The contracts multiple operations included:

  • Corporate Offices
  • Emergency Response
  • Lobby Attendant
  • Visitor Control Posts
  • Roving Patrol
  • Forced Entry Inspection

In 2010 VendTech was selected as a Preferred Vendor for CMS and was able to compete in an exclusive bidding process for CMS Global Security Services.