“It makes no sense to have my staff trying to deal with issues that need 24 x 7 attention and specialist knowledge. Outsourcing these time-critical functions is the only way to address that.”
- Brian Wharton, Manager – Information Technology Group.
Background: With its head office located in Mt Gambier, the K&S Group has been providing transport, warehousing and logistics support to Australian for more than 55 years. K & S is recognised as a preeminent supplier of supply chain solutions in Australia. Recognised as a true multi-modal provider and maintaining an outstanding facility and resource base, K&S controls one of the largest company owned fleets in Australia, over 160,000 sq. m of warehousing and a large range ofrail and sea containers. K & S Group has 17 sites, connected by a private data & voice network.
Requirement: What Wharton required was not unreasonable: knowledge, service, and good value for money. “The Transport Logistics industry is not a high margin industry”, he explained, “and we need to spend our IT budget wisely. But at the same time, getting security right is critical”. Wharton understood the benefits to K & S from a relationship with a competent managed security provider. “It makes no sense to have my staff trying to deal with issues that need 24 x 7 attention and specialist knowledge;” he explains, “Outsourcing these time-critical functions is the only way to address that.”…
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