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The festive season is fast approaching – a time of joy and festivities as we take a break from the mundane realities of everyday life.  But, not all is rosy during this period – retail cash crime remains high on the criminal agenda, particularly during this holiday period when cash volumes increase dramatically.   

With over 20, 000 armed robberies in the past year, it is unfortunate that retailers have to operate in a trading environment with such a propensity for cash crime

The most important and effective way for retailers to decrease risk is by installing an automated retail cash management and payment solution that is robust and can resist the toughest of attacks. Cash Connect’s cash vaults are built to SABS Category 4 standards. The reputation they have acquired for their ability to withstand attacks – including those carried out with explosives – provide a formidable deterrent.

This festive season - be vigilant and ensure you have secure cash management processes.  

Cash Connect – taking you from a place of safety, to a place of growth. 

 

The festive season is fast approaching and is typically the peak trading season for retailers across the country.  However, retail cash crime will certainly remain high on the criminal agenda, particularly, in this cash-driven economy as R140 billion circulates the streets of South Africa.

Richard Phillips, joint CEO of Cash Connect, SA’s leading provider of automated cash management and payment solutions give some insights for retailers to mitigate their risk for being a victim of retail cash crime.

  • Criminals carefully survey their targets before an attack. Share your protection strategies with your staff.
  • Always be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles and people lurking in the area and tip off the police.
  • Encourage staff to report suspicious enquiries to the business owner immediately.
  • Staff should be particularly wary of anyone wanting to know about banking habits, CIT providers or CIT collection times. 

Cash Connect’s goal is to enable retailers to operate in a safe and secure trading environment.  This festive season we want to take SA retailers from a place of safety, to a place of growth and prosperity.  

Cash is still king.  But more importantly, cash remains high on the criminal agenda.

Extended retail trading hours are a valuable feature during the festive season, but naturally increase the opportunity for retail cash crime to spike. Central business districts and coastal towns are the most high-risk areas in South Africa during December.

With over 20, 000 armed robberies in the past year, it is unfortunate that retailers have to operate in a trading environment with such a propensity for cash crime.

December and January don’t have to be a jolly season for criminals, but unfortunately, too many businesses still manage their cash using conventional methods, thereby posing an even greater risk of becoming a victim of criminal attack.

Here are a few tips you can use to avoid being a victim of cash crime this festive season:

  • Keep cash at points of sale to a minimum by regularly depositing takings into a secure cash deposit device.
  • Schedule ad hoc cash-in-transit (CIT) collections if and when necessary, to keep cash on site as low as possible.
  • Your staff are your allies. Encourage them to report suspicious enquiries about banking habits or CIT collection times to the business owner immediately.
  • Assist the cash-in-transit collection team by being prepared. This keeps the collection service time window short, sharp and safe.

The combination of vigilance, teamwork and secure cash management practices in stores and among retailers will help to reduce your risk of cash crime this holiday period.

Be warned - criminals are ready to cash in this festive season

The December holiday period is a peak trading season for SA’s retail sector, with a significant rise in cash volumes and a corresponding increase in retail cash crime, like armed robberies, burglaries and cash-in-transit heists.

While we plan our holidays and shop for Christmas gifts, criminals work from their own wish lists and seek to take advantage of opportunity presented by unsuspecting and vulnerable targets.

Richard Phillips, joint CEO of Cash Connect, SA’s leading provider of automated cash management and payment solutions, shares a few tips which retailers can use to reduce their risk for cash crime this festive season:

  • Consider closing shop for a few minutes before and during cash-in-transit collections.
  • Close down the cash area during cash collections and ensure that the room where the cash r handover is being made has access restrictions.
  • Assist the cash-in-transit collection team by being prepared. This keeps the collection service time window short, sharp and safe.
  • Ensure your CCTV systems are serviced and operational - clear pictures of suspects are invaluable to the SAPS’ investigations.

Our wish for South African retailers and their customers is a safe, peaceful and prosperous holiday period.  Cash Connect – Beyond Safe.

WHAT DOES CASH CONNECT DO?

Cash Connect ensures a streamlined cash management and payment solution that secures your cash, provides risk cover, offers working capital and business finance when needed and facilitates your supplier payments directly from the cash vault.

No more in-store or cash in transit insurance needed – we have it covered. From the moment your cash goes into the vault, whilst in transit, and until it appears in your bank account, we cover the risk. Your cash is guaranteed, side-stepping traditional insurance assessment delays and critical cash flow effects on turnover.

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WHY TRUST US WITH YOUR CASH?

It’s been more than 10 years since Cash Connect entered the South African market with cutting edge technology, a sound understanding of the cash risk in the retail space and a passion for service.

Today we boast a winning score board for innovation and protection of our customers’ business, as well as offering access to quick and reliable unsecured, short-term capital.

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EFFICIENCY IS A PRIORITY

With Cash Connect, you can benefit from same day cash settlements, better cash flow, low cash deposit fees, reduced cash shrinkage and cut back on your back office administrative costs. You will save money on both in-store and cash-in-transit insurance costs and most of all, you will have established a massive deterrent against armed robbery.

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PEACE OF MIND

Our clients’ businesses are distinguishable by being retail spaces where the staff and their customers are no longer intimidated by the fear of attack and where the focus of attention has shifted to improving the working and shopping experience in every way.

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BEYOND SAFE

Cash Connect is a key component of a successful retail store and strives to make a unique contribution to South Africa’s burgeoning entrepreneurial SMME community.

We offer much more than just robust cash deposit vaults with which to process and protect your cash. We provide business efficiency – beyond safe.

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