Canadian Manufacturing

GardaWorld Cash Services partners with Mississauga’s Roshel for armored transportation fleet

First introduced in 2019, this fleet of modified Ford Transit vehicles brings more flexibility to GardaWorld's fleet.

March 30, 2021  by CM Staff

GardaWorld Cash Services building the secured transportation fleet of the future in partnership with Roshel (CNW Group/Groupe de sécurité GardaWorld Inc.)

BOCA RATON and MISSISSAUGA — GardaWorld Cash Services, a cash management service provider, announced on Mar. 30 that it had completed phase one of the deployment of its next-generation armored car fleet in North America developed in partnership with Roshel Smart Armored Vehicles, a North American manufacturer of cash-in-transit vehicles. 150 of the fleet of vehicles – manufactured in the U.S. and customized in Canada – were deployed in 2020, with an additional 180 vehicles expected to roll out by mid-2021 across North America.

“The safety and security of our dedicated team of cash services professionals, our clients and the general public is our top priority. We strive to create the safest, most advanced and innovative fleet in secured transportation. Roshel is the ideal partner to make this goal a reality. We are extremely proud to continue to make significant investments and to help innovate our industry,” said GardaWorld Cash Services CEO Stephane Gonthier.

Gonthier added, “Despite the impacts of COVID-19 on our clients and our industry, our ambitious plans to build the most secured transportation fleet of the future has not been delayed or sidetracked. We continue to move forward with our pre-pandemic commitments to continuously invest in our fleet to the benefit of our employees, clients and the general public because safety is our top priority.”

“New technologies are driving innovations in all sectors, including the cash-in-transit industry. It is great to be at the cutting edge of these technologies with clients like GardaWorld who constantly strive to lead the industry by utilizing and deploying the safest and the smartest vehicles in world,” said Roman Shimonov, CEO, Roshel Smart Armored Vehicles.

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First introduced in 2019, this fleet of modified Ford Transit vehicles brings more flexibility to GardaWorld’s fleet. The vehicles are also based on the newest generation of gas engines with lower emission levels and more efficient fuel consumption.