Buyers' guide: Software
Software can greatly enhance your company’s offering and customer experience, so it’s crucial that you find the right platform for your business needs. The Resource Buyers’ Guide presents some of the best software providers on the market
Designed specifically for the waste and recycling sector, the AMCS Platform has evolved from the demands of waste companies looking to embrace technology and commence a digital transformation. The software platform enables users to automate, standardise and optimise each stage in the waste management process, from waste collection through to recycling processes and materials trading.
Whilst intuitive and easy to use, the AMCS Platform’s architecture is based on the latest advancements in technology and is therefore capable of handling the data and workload from a regional operator to a multinational enterprise. The open APIs allow a flexible and seamless integration into customers’ existing corporate IT architectures.
The enterprise-grade, cloud-based platform brings together AMCS’ six core solution ranges: Intelligent Optimisation, the company’s global market-leading software solution for route planning and optimisation; Mobile and Vehicle Technology, the latest in-cab software solutions, onboard weighing, camera integration and RFID reading; Enterprise Management, an ERP software that supports all commercial, operational and financial processes; Digital Engagement, which is designed to drive the industry forward into a new era of customer convenience, automation of subcontractors and operator efficiency; and Analytics – the end-to-end nature of the AMCS suite gathers data on collection operations, customer activity, transfer stations and resource facilities.
ISB Global has set its sights on becoming one of the world leaders in the waste, recycling and environment software sector. The company is achieving this objective with its advanced integrated software platforms, SAP Waste and Recycling One, which is supported by ISB’s expert delivery team and focus on innovation and partnerships.
Collectively, ISB Global aspires to deliver continuous improvement in order to serve its customers whilst saving the environment. SAP Waste and Recycling One is a suite of integrated software platforms built on SAP Business One, which includes mobile, web, ‘internet of things’ (IoT), equipment sensor connectivity, waste logistics and recycling materials operations. With integrated financial accounting, banking and business management software tools that eradicate manual processes, resulting in increased productivity and profitability.
Waste and recycling process management has been extended to low code, mobile, web and connectivity innovation platform branded SmartWorld – a suite of prebuilt, pre-integrated applications that delivers agility and stability using traditional, efficient safe control, accurate data
and processes from SAP Waste and Recycling One. The platform is able to quickly tailor the existing application suite or deliver new functionality, data capture, workflow and interface to suit user and requirement on any device and any operating system.
PurGo is VWS’ market-leading, next-generation ERP waste management and recycling software system, which is relied upon by hundreds of customers to manage all waste collection and management processes end to end.
Designed and built from the ground up by a team of experienced professionals from the waste management industry, PurGo is a modular and scalable solution, which is able to grow and adapt to the changing needs of each business. The team offers a consultative and flexible approach to ensure that you achieve a system that works for you and your business.
PurGo integrates effortlessly with most business systems, meaning that those packages that are already implemented in your business will become one with your waste collection activities. A key integration, which is unique to PurGo, is its seamless integration with Vehicle Weighing Solutions’ weighing systems.
Loved by back-office users and waste collection operatives alike, the software and interface are highly automated, exception-driven and – most importantly – intuitive and user-friendly.
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Waste Logics is a cloud-based waste management software that is intuitive, easy to use and full of sophisticated features. The software allows users to create bookings, track progress, provide great customer service and analyse business performance whilst enjoying the flexibility of accessing information from anywhere, on any device.
Waste Logics’ many features include: the option to go paperless with mobile devices and electronic signing; experience real-time order processing with onsite issue management and order update notifications; and high- performance route planning to benefit from maps, trails and easy-to-use drag and drop functionality. The software also allows clients to self-serve, with instant access to electronic invoices, tickets and recycling reports. Moreover, the simple service hub allows clients to track conversations, tasks and follow-ups with customers and suppliers, and business intelligence reporting can be used to design dashboards to visualise KPIs and drill down to answer your questions.