TITLE

Dealers Discuss Sandy Preparations, Devastation & Lessons Learned

AUTHOR(S)
Gasulla, Sabrina
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
SDM: Security Distributing & Marketing;Dec2012, Vol. 42 Issue 12, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the disaster preparedness of East Coast dealers on Superstorm Sandy. It mentions that security companies on the East Coast were able to prepare for the elevated volumes due to the well-publication and continual weather monitoring on the severity of the storm. According to commercial division manager Jeff Smith of Vintage, Security, social media platforms were used by the company regarding the storm by posting links and instructions on how to silence alarms.
ACCESSION #
83717413

 

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