My construction company was grappling with unexplained losses. Materials were going missing on a regular basis, leading to significant financial and operational setbacks. Suspicions arose that some of our employees might be involved in the theft, but we had no concrete evidence.
The main challenge was identifying the culprits behind the thefts. Despite implementing stricter inventory controls and conducting internal audits, the thefts continued. This ongoing issue not only affected our bottom line but also created distrust and morale issues among the workforce.
The suspected theft was by one or more employees. The nature of the construction sites, being open and often loosely monitored, made them vulnerable to such activities. The lack of clear surveillance and accountability systems further exacerbated the issue.
Financially, the company was suffering due to the cost of replacing stolen items. Operationally, project timelines were affected. Additionally, there was a growing atmosphere of mistrust and suspicion among the employees.
Without resolving this issue, the company risked continued financial losses and a potential decline in employee morale and productivity. The ongoing problem reflected poorly on our management and operational security.
NPI proposed a surveillance operation. Their plan included discreet surveillance monitoring and observing employee activities. They assured a thorough investigation with no disruption to our daily operations.
The surveillance operation was a success. NPI identified a small group of employees who were systematically stealing materials. With the evidence gathered, we were able to take appropriate legal and disciplinary actions against those involved. The operation not only stopped the thefts but also served as a strong deterrent for any such activities in the future. Post-investigation, we implemented better security measures and employee oversight protocols. Their expertise was crucial in resolving the issue, restoring financial stability, and improving the overall work environment in our company.