Theft rate dramatically reduced thanks to the AMI AT4

Case Study – Plant Hire Company

Location – South West

Devices Installed – 100+


The company was a target of theft for a number of months leading up to the installation of the AT units. An example of some assets stolen and now protected; Hamm HD8VV, BOMAG BW100 Rollers, Takeuchi Compact Excavators, and JCB Dumpers.

Solution Provided

AMI implemented the AT4 – a small battery-powered solution with powerful GPS the ultimate after theft recovery unit encapsulated in resin for ultimate protection. With scheduled reporting to suit you, the AT4 provides positions at times that work best for your business. The unit will obtain a position and display this on our Nexis web portal and mobile apps. The AT4 has the ability to combine both asset management and after theft recovery in one with our Asset+ solution. AMI work with the customer to find the best solution for their needs whether this is asset management, after theft, or both combined – AMI Group does not just offer single solutions we work with the customer to create a bespoke resolution to their requirements.


Within the first few months of deployment over 10 items of machinery were stolen and recovered, theft rate since installation has reduced dramatically. AMI returned machinery from locations across the South West, which led to the recovery of thousands of pounds worth of stolen tools and several arrests. This was carried out using GPS, AMI’s finder network and the police. AMI Group have the UK’s largest dedicated finder network for recovering stolen assets and is responsible for countless recoveries and £42Million + in assets recovered.