The latest news from Westminster International

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New Strategic E-Learning Training Alliance

Westminster Aviation Security Ltd. (‘WASS’) is pleased to announce the signing of a Strategic Alliance with JP International Training Limited (‘JP International’).

JP International is one of the premier providers of aviation and security training, with particular focus on their e-learning platform. Based in the UK and established in 2009 the business has expanded throughout Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

Whilst its roots are in the heavily regulated aviation industry, their products and services now cover numerous high threat environments.

Commenting on the alliance, James Pike, Managing Director of JP Aviation Training services said:

“JP international (Formerly known as JP International Aviation Security Ltd) are excited by this new partnership with WASS and we are delighted to be working with a company with such an exemplary reputation in the industry. Our combined services will strengthen both companies scope and ability to tender for blended learning solutions, involving both trainer led and e-learning solutions.

“We are looking forward to a long-lasting relationship, working closely together and offering high quality aviation security training and consultancy.”

Joanna Fowler, Head of Managed Services for the Westminster Group, commented:

We are delighted with this latest development and very happy to be working with JP International and their impressive team.

“WASS has been developing its worldwide network of aviation training both organically and through targeted strategic partnerships. The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of non-contact, distance e-learning solutions for companies and organisations to ensure their staff remain compliant and up to date with all training requirements.

“As part of our expansion programme in today’s new normal, we have been developing solutions to provide our worldwide clients, organisations and businesses with e-Learning platforms to help maintain skills and competency of their staff. Our strategic partnership with JP International will enhance our e-product services and will allow access to industry-leading training, delivered at our clients’ own pace and tailored to enhance their employees knowledge, skills and ability so they may carry out their roles effectively;

“In addition to the Aviation Security Courses, our expanded portfolio will include other courses such as Health & Safety, Manual Handling, Fire Safety and First Aid to mention just a few.

“We are also in discussions regarding a number of long term blended learning programmes and we look forward to working together on securing new business. With our combined expertise and resources, we will offer our current client base, as well as potential new clients, solutions to all their training, equipment supplies and  consultancy requirements for many years to come.”

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New: Web Platform, Branding and Marketing Outreach

Westminster has embarked on several new marketing initiatives to expand its global operations.

Website Upgrade

The first phase of the new Westminster website has now gone live which will bring together all the company business unit forums under the one “Group” web platform. The website has been designed to ensure the visitor journey throughout the site is an informative interaction with the Westminster Group and its strong and trusted brand. The new website is still a work in progress with more content and applications constantly being added. The other group websites are in the process of being migrated. The new website brings better focus on the Group’s vast range of LAND, SEA & AIR products and solutions and will in due course encompass a sophisticated e-commerce section and enlarged customer and investor engagement areas.

Speaking about the new website The Westminster Group’s CEO, Peter Fowler, said:

“I am delighted to see the launch of this first phase of the new Group website. A key strategy for 2020 has been to redefine our diverse businesses in line with our “One Company, One Vision” approach which involved rebranding parts of our business to better reflect the global Westminster brand. These are exciting times for Westminster and I look forward to the website’s further expansion in the weeks ahead together with the various other expansion and marketing initiatives we are undertaking.”

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In tandem with developing a new website, a re-branding exercise was completed with the Westminster Group logo being modernised and aligned with tones and formats of the new website. The branding keeps its crest identity with new fonts and colours sharpening the logo bringing it in line with the Group’s brand values.

TV Advertising Campaign

Westminster is also taking the step forward with its marketing outreach. A TV ad campaign will begin today across a variety of channels, introducing the Group and the brand to a whole new audience. The theme of the ad is Get Back To Work Safely but it is also about brand awareness and widening our client base. The ad was professionally designed and is to be aired on the Sky News channel amongst others.

Speaking about the TV ad campaign Group GM, Hamish Russell commented:

“I think we are very strong at talking to our extensive client base throughout the world, this campaign will give us the opportunity to expand our engagement and operations closer to home, here in the UK, supporting businesses return to work with our extensive product portfolio of fever screening, sanitisation and safety solutions. We are delighted with the ad and the way it has been brought together, it’s a bold step in terms of marketing outreach but one we think will be very successful.”

The ad will be first aired on Sky News at 1:57pm this afternoon.

2020 Born Problems Require Solutions – Westminster Solutions

Over the past number of months Westminster has been working at full throttle, vigorously pursuing new opportunities to a world that requires solutions for a range of 2020 born problems. Exciting times that just keep coming.

Whether it is Online Training Courses or Fever Screening Products, Unattended Retailing (Vending Machines) or Personal Protective Equipment, Westminster has the solution to meet the problem head on. Adapting an already strong global network of suppliers and experts Westminster has been ahead of the game when sourcing the correct technology to meet the demand.

Westminster’s General Manager, Hamish Russell, commented “it certainly has been a busy and exciting time over the past 4-5 months. There are so many varied and unique opportunities that require different skill sets so there has be an element of learning as you go but I believe we are getting there. We have a number of people working from home and that brings its own challenges but everyone has bought into what we are trying to achieve which is great to see. I am also delighted that we had the foresight and vision to see a number of potential opportunities and act on them staying ahead of the game in terms of supply chain availability and of course our competitors.”

Westminster has further exciting times and plans ahead with the launch or a new website, marketing campaigns on new platforms and local charity work just some of the other activities that are keeping the Westminster Team at full throttle. There is little or no sign of activity slowing down soon, just the opposite.

Westminster Fever Screening Products Implemented in Successful Scandinavian Airport Trial

Westminster’s fever screening products were implemented in a successful trial at Stockholm Arlanda Airport. Working in synergy with Menzies Aviation and their airline clients the “live” trial was conducted at the boarding gate of a flight to Paris(CDG).

Utilising the Westminster fever screening solution Menzies Aviation will continue to conduct operational trials with their airline partners over the coming weeks in order to fine tune an effective delivery to this added layer of safety and security. Feedback from the first live trial was extremely positive with all passengers screened as they presented their boarding passes at the departure gate. The trial at Stockholm Arlanda Airport is Westminster’s first trial at a Scandinavian airport as it looks to widen its client database and airport presence.

Commenting on the trial Westminster’s GM, Hamish Russell, said “working with Menzies Aviation on the trial has been excellent. We have worked hard in order to supply them with the correct solution for their fever screening requirements that is fit for purpose and has the least impact on an already complex procedure and time frame. I need to thank all those involved at Menzies Aviation both in the UK and their team in Sweden for their efforts.”

Westminster’s fever screening solutions have been supplied to numerous industry sectors to detect, mitigate and defeat the spread of COVID-19. Westminster continues to add to its fever screening offering ensuring products are adaptable, cost effective and can be implemented and upgraded into existing processes or technology.

For further information on Westminster’s Fever Screening Equipment and other products please click here

Westminster Awarded X-Ray Scanner (Checked Baggage) Contract

Westminster have been awarded an X-Ray Scanner contract to supply a number of checked baggage scanners to a client in the Far East.

A sign that the world is beginning to open up to the ‘New Normal’ our enquiries for non Covid-19 products have risen significantly as industry begins its returns to work. In this respect we are pleased to have been awarded an important X-ray Screening contract, valued at over $136,000, to a key client in the Far East.

The contract not only includes advanced screening equipment but also implementation and training as part of a turnkey solution and one of the reasons the client chose Westminster as the designated specialist.

For further information on Westminster’s Product Portfolio please click here.

Level of Enquiries and Sales of Non-COVID 19 Products Rise as the World Begins the Return to Work

A surge in enquiries and sales of non-Covid 19 products is a pleasing sign that industry is starting the slow process of getting back to work and kickstarting economic growth.

The filtering of business employees and customers alike combined with increased operations of a number of industry sectors has increased the levels of enquiries and sales of non-Covid 19 products over the past two weeks. Contract awards for the supply of Metal Detectors, Explosive Detectors and Specialist Testing Equipment has shown that although this time has seen a real time downturn in operational processes there is still a need for security and safety equipment that Westminster can supply to its client database and beyond.

Westminster’s Product Portfolio is extensive and continually looking for new cutting edge technology to be added. The diversity of products on the portfolio give Westminster the option to offer a number of solutions to clients as opposed to a single manufacturers product line.

For further information on Westminster’s Product Portfolio please click here.

Westminster’s CEO “delighted” at Fever Screening & Sanitiser Stations contract

Westminster has been awarded a contract to provide a leading global investment management corporation with a range of fever screening and safety equipment to be deployed in its worldwide offices as part of their ‘Return to Work’ programme. The contract, valued at $665,000 USD, includes the provision of a range of fever screening systems covering different applications together with sanitisation stations for 85 offices in 37 countries around the world.

Speaking about the award Westminster’s CEO Peter Fowler expressed his delight. He commented….

“Westminster is a trusted brand in the provision of fever screening and associated equipment, having been supplying such equipment for many years. Since the COVID-19 outbreak we have seen a significant increase in demand for our services and have been assisting companies and organisations around the world with their screening and safety requirements. This is all the more likely now as countries around the world begin to ease restrictions and businesses and organisations look to put measures in place to enable a safe return to work. I am delighted therefore that Westminster has been selected to provide screening and sanitisation solutions to one of the world’s leading investment management companies, which is a testament to Westminster’s global reach.”

Westminster continues to work with its global client base in their quest to get back to work as restrictions ease providing expertise, solutions and cutting-edge technology to meet their bespoke requirements.

Diversity of Clients, Product Portfolio Growth and Return to Work Marketing

Westminster’s diverse global client network has been engaging throughout the COVID-19 pandemic seeking solutions to meet their bespoke requirements. The Product Portfolio has had to stay up with overwhelming demand to ensure the offerings meet the requirements. Although Westminster’s global reach is extensive a drive to expand the customer database is in full swing. Exciting times continue and there is more to come.

The multitude of clients have contacted Westminster for expert advice and product solutions. It has been invigorating to see the trust placed in Westminster from both returning customers and new clients to provide them with the tools to move forward in these challenging times. A diverse array of market sectors including global financial institutions, governmental agencies, exhibition centres and another Super Bowl winning NFL team are amongst this week’s clients. Four NFL Super Bowl winning teams have now sought out Westminster to provide them with fever detection systems to help stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The teams spread right across the US from east coast to west and are some of the biggest names in the sport.

The demand for different products to meet different needs has been widespread, Westminster has put in place measures to investigate a number of possibilities that will enhance its product portfolio and offering with a focus on solutions that can integrate into customers’ existing security and safety measures. New thermal cameras, mobile testing pods and sanitising equipment have recently been added to the portfolio and the sourcing continues daily to ensure our customers have what they need.

A Get Back to Work marketing campaign has recently been circulated with significant success, further campaigns are about to be released. The outreach Westminster has to its clients is quite astonishing but the drive to expand this outreach is a key component of the growth plan the business has. Further to this a very exciting new marketing platform is being discussed at advanced stages with the aim of taking the Westminster brand and it capabilities to a wider audience. More to follow..

“Return to Work” with Professional Fever Screening Solutions

Westminster as a leading provider of fever screening and safety equipment around the world is currently facing heavy demand for its services.

Most countries, including the UK, are examining measures to ease restrictions and a number of companies are sourcing solutions to improve the safety for their employees and customers alike. Westminster is quickly becoming the ‘go to’ company for professional advice, technology and products related to fever screening and safety equipment.

Amongst Westminster’s recent contract wins is an order for fever screening products and combined fever screening and sanitiser dispensing units many of which are designed with facial recognition applications. This particular order was for a Global Investment Management company in order to equip their offices for a planned return to work at locations in London, Edinburgh, Budapest and the USA.

For further infomation on Westminsters products and services please click here.

Covid-19 The New Kind Of “Normal”

As noted on previous news articles Westminster has been inundated from its global network of clients and beyond for advice, products and services to aid in defeating the spread of the Covid-19 virus, there is little or no sign of this interest in these solutions slowing down. The current hot topic of conversation is the need for fever screening devices in the work place as the global population looks to emerge from lockdown restrictions and return to a new kind of “normal”.

Right from the start of the Covid-19 pandemic Westminster has been supplying solutions to customers from the four corners of the world, a diverse range of existing clients and new from numerous market sectors including international cruise ports, aviation logistics and the construction industry. Westminster has a wide range of cutting-edge technology at various price points to ensure that there is a fit for purpose solution for all businesses regardless of size and stature.

Fever detection/screening equipment has been a real focus of our clients requirements from mass crowd screening to individual detection, it is expected that this requirement will continue to grow as industry and commercial sectors prepare to place systems and processes in order to get back to work. Westminster is continuing to work alongside its global clients helping make that transition back to work as well ordered as possible.

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