Discover The Benefits of Implementing A Vendor Management System (VMS) For Your Logistics Business
Written by Jessie Lee & Reviewed by Peter Howitt
In the logistics industry, driver management is a critical component of overall business success.
Managing a large pool of drivers efficiently and effectively can be a complex and time-consuming task, particularly for companies that lack the necessary resources and expertise.
This is where a vendor management service (VMS) can be an excellent solution for businesses.
A VMS provider such as ADR Network, can offer a comprehensive driver management solution that helps companies to streamline their operations, reduce costs, and improve productivity.
Traditionally, transport companies have relied on in-house driver management teams to handle the recruitment, onboarding, and management of their drivers.
However, this approach can be costly, time-consuming, and often requires a significant investment in technology and infrastructure.
Introducing ADR Network’s Advanced T-SOLV VMS System
Here at ADR Network, our in-house bespoke t-SOLV VMS system delivers a software suite to clients making the process from order point to billing entirely transparent and exceptionally straightforward to use.
The advantages of using ADR Network’s advanced t-SOLV VMS system can help transport companies overcome these challenges by providing a comprehensive driver management solution that is cost-effective, scalable, and flexible.
In this article, we delve into the advantages of utilising ADR Network’s cutting-edge t-SOLV VMS system for driver management; and highlight why it is the perfect solution to meet your business logistics operation management requirements.
5 Top Reasons To Use ADR Network’s Advanced T-SOLV VMS System
Let’s explore how the advanced t-SOLV VMS system from ADR Network can revolutionise driver management for companies of all sizes operating in the transport and logistics sectors.
1. Streamlined recruitment and onboarding:
An advanced VMS can provide a streamlined and efficient process for recruiting and onboarding drivers. VMS providers can leverage their extensive networks and industry expertise to quickly identify and attract the best drivers for a transport company’s specific needs.
2. Real-time monitoring and reporting:
VMS providers can use advanced technology and analytics to monitor driver performance and provide real-time reporting on key metrics such as driver safety, productivity, and compliance.
This can help transport companies to identify potential issues before they become major problems and take corrective action as needed.
3. Centralised management and support:
An advanced VMS can provide centralised management and support for all driver-related activities. This can include everything from scheduling and dispatch to payroll and benefits administration.
Centralising these activities can help to reduce administrative overhead and improve overall efficiency.
4. Scalable and flexible:
VMS providers can offer a scalable and flexible solution that can adapt to a transport company’s changing needs. This can be particularly beneficial for companies that experience seasonal fluctuations in demand or rapid growth.
Using an advanced VMS can be a cost-effective way to manage drivers. VMS providers can leverage their economies of scale and expertise to negotiate better rates with vendors and service providers, reducing costs for transport companies.
What can ADR Network’s Advanced t-SOLV VMS System Deliver?
With our in-house t-SOLV VMS system, we have leveraged years of industry experience to create a comprehensive suite of user-friendly software.
Our aim is to empower our clients with the capability to simplify the entire procurement process, starting from order placement and extending all the way to billing.
You can watch the video below to learn more about our Advanced T-SOLV VMS System.
Here are the key benefits of using our t-SOLV VMS include:
- Drivers can be requested by traditional methods or directly via VMS itself.
- Requirements can be broadcast to multiple suppliers at once, or in a staggered fashion depending on requirements.
- Bookings can be made for regular drivers without having to approach their agency first as VMS manages the drivers’ availability and compliance.
- VMS is ideal for high-volume accounts where high-level real-time oversight may be critical.
- VMS can integrate easily where there may already be established relationships with suppliers.
- Rate simplification is made easy across a supplier base and provides full historic and current rate card information to clients.
- As the charge is calculated automatically, accuracy is ensured, contrasting to many systems which still rely on an element of manual charge processing and calculation.
- VMS harmonises well with our existing driver management system which communicates with our workers via a bespoke app which relays assignment, compliance, and performance information.
- VMS provides a wide array of commercial and financial information to clients and suppliers alike.
- KPIs are visible to the management team in real-time as they are updated via communication channels between our clients and our operational teams.
Our advanced t-SOLV VMS System can offer a new way of driver management to transport companies, providing a comprehensive solution that is cost-effective, scalable, and flexible.
By leveraging the expertise and technology of our advanced t-SOLV VMS System, transport companies can reduce costs, increase productivity, and improve overall driver management.
Get In Touch With Us To Find Out More!
Our Vendor Management System (VMS) can significantly alleviate the challenges faced by logistics businesses when it comes to managing the entire procurement process, starting from order placement and extending all the way to billing.
Furthermore, ADR Network provides a reliable contingent labour solution supported by a team of transport industry experts. With our robust online cost management system and customisable driver management solution, we can tailor our services to fit your specific business models.
Contact us today to discover how we can assist you and make a positive impact on your operations! Simply call 01582 393500 to find out how our tSOLV Vendor Management System can transform your logistics solutions, and maximise the KPI for your business.