Universal Power Group and Brink's Home Security ink renewal pact

Universal Power Group (UPG), a provider of third-party logistics and supply chain management services, and a distributor of batteries and power accessories, announced that Brink's Home Security (BHS) has renewed its contract with UPG for an initial two-year term with successive one year renewal terms.

UPG is responsible for managing BHS' product procurement, warehousing, fulfillment and distribution needs, including sourcing of select products such as batteries, transformers, speakers and sirens for BHS' residential security systems installations. UPG also provides BHS with value-added services such as custom kitting and coordination of battery recycling services.

"We are pleased with the continued progress of our seven-year relationship with BHS," said Randy Hardin, President and CEO of UPG. "This relationship is a demonstration of our capabilities, as we have not only handled the distribution of BHS products, but we also help BHS source, warehouse and custom kit products. UPG handles the operational complexities of the supply chain, allowing BHS to focus on their business to better serve their 1.3 million residential customers in North America."