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Wastesafe tidy up business processes with PODFather

Wastesafe Services have implemented the PODFather system for management of their waste collection business.

Formed in 2010, WasteSafe are a privately run and owned company who are making a name for themselves as one of the UK’s fastest expanding waste businesses, now operating from 4 depots in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Wastesafe handle multiple waste types, from food waste to hazardous material that needs the correct removal and disposal process, with both regular and ad-hoc collection schedules including emergency same day services.

The solution PODFather have implemented with Wastesafe includes a backoffice suite which allows waste collection jobs to be input on both recurring and ad-hoc schedules, along with a route scheduling and optimisation module that helps ensure the most efficient use of their large fleet of waste collection vehicles.

Drivers have waste collection rounds sent to them via the PODFather mobile app running on Android smartphones, which includes sat nav to guide the driver to the customer site using the quickest route available.

All jobs are completed by the drivers using the PODFather mobile app which ensures the waste details are recorded accurately and photos taken as further evidence.

Customers are emailed an electronic waste transfer note within seconds of the collection being made, and can also access all of their waste transfer notes through a web portal provided by the PODFather system.

Invoice processing is carried out once jobs are complete, with an invoice tariffs module that calculates the correct invoice price based on a complex combination of waste type, customer site, haulage distance, weight, and other custom variables.

Martin Bull, Commercial Director of Wastesafe, takes up the story, “The PODFather system saves us considerable time in the office and ensures every single job is invoiced. It also provides our customers with real-time visibility of the work we are doing for them and an easily accessible archive where they can retrieve all of the waste transfer notes relating to their collections.”