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In today’s fast moving world of reporting and business analytics you need to have the data ready to slice, dice and give you or your team the answers, instantly.
Waste & Recycling One utilises SAP Lumira to connect to the data source and publish intuitive visualisations to the cloud.
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What sort of return can I expect on my investment in Waste & Recycling One?
Maintaining operations in one system, a tightly controlled implementation project, with a transparent sales process, allows for total understanding of the benefits and returns. In turn these become the signed-off deliverables for the project.
So, the benefits and returns, and what is integration?
The benefits of implementing Waste & Recycling One are:
- Increase in profitability and greater control of costs
- Time saving and accuracy of the administration of operations
- The ability to build customer and supplier relationships, giving longer term competitive edge
- The technology platform to scale using mobile, cloud and other cost saving apps
And integration..? One software solution, using one set of data, with automated process, containing all the scalable functions that a business requires, Quote to Cash and Banking.
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Total Customer Service & Control - Profitably
Waste & Recycling One – Ensuring you have all the correct data you need to manage the execution of your job, on date, time and to expectations.
Waste & Recycling One – As an integrated solution using one source of Master Data, the lead up to job execution ensures you already have all the data from site, supplier, haulage, transport, costs, price, automated compliance and reporting.
Whatever the type of waste or recycling oriented job you are completing, you need to ensure that you have all the correct data, costs, dates and assets required to carry out the job, profitably.
This means effective software in place to quote, repeat the job; manage price, cost, sub-contractors, vehicles, disposal costs and the reprocessing activities at your MRF, transfer station or plant. And if something was to go wrong, you can fix it, effortlessly.
The more manual data used and different systems worked on, the more likely things could go wrong - incorrect site, wrong time, material, price, or subcontractor late, or worse, lose your customer.
All of these things can add to a bad service, an unprofitable job, worst of all, no repeat orders and dwindling order book.
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ISB is pleased to launch our new logo.
ISB Global is pleased to welcome Shaheryar (SAK), to the team. SAK has over 8+ years of recruiting experience in agencies, consultancies and corporate environments specializing in Information Technology/Engineering/Finance/Marketing/Pharmaceuticals/Insurance roles. He has offered services in three continents including USA, UK, India, Pakistan and the Middle East. He works closely with executives and line managers of top FTSE companies and is focused and result-driven with a record of success in complex global organizations.
Among his internal responsibilities, he will be looking after resourcing requirements for our SAP Projects, and also seek to offer his services to customers. ISB Global have had a strong resourcing presence in the UK since our incorporation and SAK will help to ensure the continued growth in this area.
The RWM Exhibition of 2013 has finished for another year and the level of interest in WR1, SAP and ISB has been the highest on record. All 3 days have been exceptionally busy, with many new opportunities coming onto the stand to see the software and chat about their business.
It was clear that many companies are now seeing the need for an integrated tier 1 solution rather than the "point" solutions which have dominated the market in the past. There are also a lot of companies with internally developed applications which are end of life, and their needs now are for off-the- shelf, scalable solutions.
There was a lot of interest in ISB's New-Energy customer "GasRec" which we hope to capitalise on with further growth in this vertical.
The success of the show was capped off with news of the signing of a new SAP/WR1 customer.
We look forward to an even bigger and brighter RWM 2014, stand 4R81 is already booked.
Gasrec choose SAP Business One & ISB Global’s proven experience in the Green, Environmental & Fuel sectors as their implementation partner.
When it was time to move away from separate software applications Gasrec chose SAP Business One as a robust, scalable, fully integrated software solution.
Gasrec was formed in 2003 to develop a process for liquefaction of methane from landfill gas, anaerobic digestion and other stranded sources. In January 2007, following 5 years of technology development, construction began on its first plant at SITA’s Albury landfill site in Surrey. The plant was commissioned in June 2008 with a capacity to produce approximately 4,300 tonnes of liquid biomethane per annum, equivalent to 5.2m litres of diesel. This success marked a world first achievement and paved the way for Gasrec to develop into the leader in the gas fuel market.
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RWM 2013 - See how new functions in WR1 are saving waste & recycling and associated sector companies vast amounts of administration time, automating compliance & reporting.
As Waste & Recycling One continues to advance utilising SAP’s portfolio of software. ISB Global show how moving to one integrated software solution can cut administration processes while delivering huge efficiencies in operations and the back office.
ISB Global continues to put emphasis on the delivery of core finance and operations implementations governed by strong returns that focus on the integration of departments, tasks and activities into one end to end business process - in one integrated software solution - Waste & Recycling One.
Financial, Operational, Strategic & Technical Returns on Investment in software and the business transformation project can also be extended using SAP and ISB Global’s expertise in Applications, Mobility, Analytics, Cloud, Database & Technology.
So, by utilising best in breed, finance, supply chain management, field operations, business intelligence and on demand applications sitting on the fastest databases, your company can not only realise huge internal advantages but start to apply those cost saving, efficient operations to win more business, beat your competition and extend profitability.
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Accuracy from all Angles In Planning & Scheduling for Waste & Recycling One
Is your transport management maintained on-the-fly, controlled in spread sheets and reported from manually?
Master Data is used in the planning and scheduling process to control vital aspects of the job, ensuring profitability.
Vehicles, resources, customer and supplier sites, capacity, routes, sub-contractors and the variety of costs are all maintained from master data in the job. So, when the work order gets to the scheduling stage it can simply be refined in the planning horizon according to daily scheduling dynamics and customer requirements.
This alleviates on-the-fly scheduling, which can be a costly manual process. Uncontrolled job management that can have an effect on customer service, overlap of routes, frantic administrative processes, duplication of activities, avoiding depot-customer-depot jobs that are expensive and do not utilise vehicle capacity or effective time management.
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We have pleasure in welcoming Hannah to the team. Hannah has previous experience in ISB's core market of Waste & Recycling, and also experience with our product WR1. Hannah takes over the role of Quality Assurance Manager of WR1, and is working with the development team to further enhance the functionality of the product.
Waste & Recycling One's Integrated Operations to Accounts Process, Advanced Project & Cost Accounting & Superior Business Intelligence Results in the Effective Management of All Transport Costs.
Meticulous price management over every aspect of vehicle, material, site, route sequence, zone, haulage, subcontractor, and asset maintenance can be strictly controlled and alerted on, which warrants against loss-making haulage activities.
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ISB is very pleased to Welcome Mansoor and Shaheryar to the team. Mansoor is a highly experienced SAP developer who will further enhance ISB's development capacity for the integrated SAP Software Waste and Recycling Solution, WR1. Shaheryar also brings with him years of experience in Product Management and Lifecycle Management, as well as development.
ISB are very excited about the opportunities in the Waste and Recycling Market for the Software, WR1, in the UK and Globally. ISB also see some important opportunities in the New Energy Markets.
Considering a change from your existing P&L IWS or ISYS components?
Need more control over, operations, cost and profitability?
Outgrown your current operational and accounting software?
Reporting & Business Intelligence has become an issue?
Starting to extend functions with spread sheets?
ISB Global is offering 25% discount on Waste & Recycling One (Licenses and Services) for companies wishing to change from P&L IWS and ISYS operational software applications.
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Integrated Order Management – Total Logistics Control Without Compromise to Cost or Service
The complete integration of Waste & Recycling One ensures smooth logistics, subcontractor management total material and cost control
Once master data has been set up in the implementation project (incl. Business Partners, Materials and Prices). Order Management can be maintained automatically and led directly from the integrated quoting process. Either with the automated cyclical booking tool (PBI), job and larger projects with phases or simple ad-hoc and one-off jobs.
Order Management contains two main parts, The Work Order (WO) where all preliminary and planning activity takes place, ready for scheduling and job execution. And the Disposal Order (DO), the part of the job that contains weighbridge integration, inventory and subcontractor management, with required instructions and costs for material disposal or ready for reprocessing.
The two parts to the Order Management ensure the total smooth running of waste logistics process and recycling materials management while ensuring there is absolutely no compromise on service and complete visibility on cost with the minimum of effort.
If you are currently having difficulties in ensuring jobs are profitable, managing haulage and transport costs, customer relationship management, subcontractor management or consolidating weighbridge tickets to invoices and financial transactions then Waste & Recycling One can help.
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Monoworld Ltd is a waste management company, with over 30 years’ experience in the recycling industry, They recognised ISB as the UK's leading supplier of fully Integrated software for the Waste and Recycling Industry with a depth of experience across all waste streams.
Monoworld have just opened their new Plastics Reprocessing Facilities in Ruston and selected ISB as the recognised software experts in the area of Plastics Collection, Processing, Trading, Export and Stock Management.
ISB has delivered their SAP Waste and Recycling Software to many UK and international customers including the turnkey plastics recycling facilities of ECO Plastics and Closed Loop Recycling.
Monoworld, together with all ISB's customers recognised that to ensure growth and scalability a fully integrated software solution is the only option. Point Solutions are no longer adequate.
ISB with SAP and WR1, provide all operational waste processes though to the core finance functions, including Supplier/Customer Forecasting, Stock Management, CRM, Service Management and comprehensive Reporting/KPI's.
Customer & Supplier Price Master Data – Process Automation, Continuity & Profitability
Every aspect of Customer, Container, Material, Transport, Subcontractor, Unit of Measure, Vehicle, Site, Activities, Reports, Additional Items and variances are catered for.
In turn this controls every charge and cost in one business process in Waste & Recycling One. Making sure that quotes are correct from the beginning, following through to job, activities and operations, invoicing and automatically raising financial transactions in the integrated accounting function.
What’s more updates are easy, filter on the variable that needs to be altered. Simply increase or decrease the variable by pounds or percentage, save the version and update.
What used to take days to implement at the end of the year has now been completed in a matter of minutes.
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Customer & Supplier Master Data – Enhance Service, Speed-Up Billing, Manage Payments, Increase Profitability.
Using one set of data, in Waste & Recycling One means that right from the very beginning of the process, like a quote, through to the very end, like banking and payments, everything can be monitored and controlled. Giving you continuity, accuracy speed and insight in everything your business does.
You just don’t get this level of efficiency and control in separate software applications.
Business Partner Master Data in the embedded CRM is linked to Price Lists, Material Data, Waste Codes, Job Data and importantly integrated financial transactions, so accounts payable and receivable activities can be actioned immediately.
One set of customer and supplier data is used throughout the software so that quote is passed to contract, scheduling, planning, in-bound material and container processing.
As the customer and supplier data is maintained through Waste & Recycling One, quote to cash, as soon as jobs are confirmed they can be immediately invoiced, any matching payments directly related to the job, no rekeying into other software applications.
Accounting journal transaction is raised immediately and the nominal ledger is updated, manually, semi or automatically, it’s your choice.
In general, as an improvement in speeding up administrative process, the use of Waste & Recycling One as an integrated software solution eradicates the need for multiple applications and saves on average 30% administration time immediately on implementation.
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"ISB Global demonstrated how SAP and Waste & Recycling One's integrated functions would benefit the business and how it would have such a positive impact in speeding up processes by using one set of Master Data. Due to flexibility, a platform for growth, new technology, industry suitability, and ISB Global's consulting, that helped us transform our business, and of course price! We awarded ISB Global the implementation project" Lance Pearce, Operations Manager, Computer Salvage Specialists
ISB are pleased to announce the recent Certification of WR1 by SAP. ISB followed a strict process set by SAP which covered a range of Technical and Functional requirements, including:
- Compliance with SAP's Development Guidelines
- Compliance with Screen Design Guidelines
- Alignment with requirements supporting Error Handling, Event Handlers, Licencing, Installation, Database Objects
- Supporting Documentation for Testing and Training
This Certificate provides our fast growing customer base with further comfort as to the quality and integrity of the product.
ISB would like to thank all our customers for their support during 2012, and wish you all a very Merry Christmas. We look forward to another incredibly successful year for 2013.
ISB is attending the ADBA’s National Conference 2012 which will feature key speakers from the finance, food, local authority, farming and transport industries to make the case for AD in their industry in front of government representatives and other key decision makers. ISB have been very focused on the New Energy Sector, highlighted by the recent signing of Gasrec whose chairman is speaking at the conference. ISB's Fully Integrated Software Solution, based on SAP Business One, can provide significant efficiencies in both operational and back office processes for the sector.
ISB are pleased to announce their first customer in the New Energy Sector. Gasrec was formed in 2003 to develop a process for clean-up and liquefaction of methane from landfill gas, anaerobic digestion and other stranded sources. The plant was commissioned in June 2008 with capacity to produce approximately 4,300 tonnes of liquid biomethane per annum (equivalent to 5.2m litres of diesel). This success marked a world first achievement and paved the way for Gasrec to develop into the leader in gas fuel market.
ISB's years of experience in the Waste and Recycling Market, together with their involvement in Oil and Gas Secondary Distribution, has provided the perfect combination to realise a world class SAP Software Solution for Gasrec.
Waste & Recycling One Item Master Data – Ensures Continuity of Charging, Collections and Costs.
The Extended Waste & Recycling One Item Master Data – Eradicate Manual Reporting, Paperwork and Ensure You Are Profitable.
The new Waste Profile has been developed as an extension to the existing Item Master Data to collect important information on the characteristics of the recyclable material. Click on the Banner and register to see Waste & Recycling One in action.
Click on the letsrecycle.com logo to download the Waste & Recycling Software Solution Overview Brochure
Process Manufacturing Extended for SAP Business One
Monitor all resources produced and consumed by defining accurate yet flexible formulas to manage exact component relationships with Process Force extended Manufacturing for SAP Business One.
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ECO Plastics Ltd, established in 2000, operates the largest and the most advanced food-grade plastic recycling facilities in Europe. Operating two main sites in the UK; Plant and Operations at Hemswell, Lincolnshire and Logistics in Newcastle. ECO Plastics sources and reprocesses over 150,000 tonnes of plastic a year mainly sourced from UK waste contractors and local authorities but is increasingly sourcing from the EU to satisfy demand.
ISB Global were invited in to complete a demonstration on how Waste & Recycling One would integrate all areas of the business, including the procurement of raw materials, transport, inventory management, reprocessing, outbound sales of goods, automated financial transactions, asset management, reporting and business intelligence.
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Is your Order Management linked to your CRM, pricing, transport, weighbridge, billing, accounts, and reporting functions?
Does your Order Management give you confidence that every job is profitable - before it takes place?
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ISB is very pleased to welcome two new team members to our SAP Business One Consulting Team. Jane and Ivan are experienced SAP consultants, and will be assisting with our exciting new customer projects, as well as supporting existing users.
The Woodhorn Group includes a number of family businesses with a key objective to be successful while incorporating environmental and social aims. Through their recycling operations they aim to provide a service to the wider community and with their organic farming system they aim to nurture the wider ecological environment (as you can see from their recent news article http://woodhorngroup.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/energy-saving-per-cow.html )
Woodhorn are also growing and needed a Software Solution to facilitate growth and scalability as well as providing greater accuracy and control in their end to end processes. Woodhorn chose SAP Business One and WR1 to meet these objectives, and will look specifically for WR1 to manage and control their recycling business, as well as SAP Business One into this and their other business units.
Woodhorn chose ISB Global due to our expertise and commitment in the industry and the only company with a cost effective product tailored specifically to manage their 50 000 tons of green and garden waste which is composted and turned into their Earth Cycle range of high quality peat-free composts and soil conditioning products. It will also manage their waste wood which is processed into a woodchip for board making and as a renewable energy fuel source.
ISB have agreed contracts with MITIE’s Waste & Environmental for the implementation of SAP Business One and the Industry Component ‘Waste and Recycling One (WR1)’. ISB are the UK’s leading provider of fully integrated software solutions for the Waste and Recycling Industry, and are also the recognised experts in Waste Broking.
With this change MITIE will have a platform that can handle the existing and future rapid growth for their core business and allow them to harness greater efficiencies in their back office administration and operations functions. To this end WR1 was a natural fit as it provides full logistics, scheduling, vehicle and container management, materials tracking and inventory management, weighbridge integration, route sequencing, hand held device integration and a scalable suite of reports, dashboards and business intelligence. All built on the super robust SAP Business One software.
MITIE will benefit significantly from WR1’s advanced order management which deals with the large volumes of transactions typical of a waste outsourcer, broker and solutions provider, as well as sophisticated automated Sales and Purchasing.
Integrated with Financials, CRM, Customer Service, Purchasing and Sales Management, Warehouse, Distribution, Production and Manufacturing, provides a complete software solution for the industry.
SAP and Waste & Recycling One Replaces Microsoft Dynamics Navision.
ISB’s Managing Director, Mr Chris Williams “We are very pleased to have MITIE onboard, reflecting our determination, commitment and ongoing investment to bring a truly integrated software solution to benefit the waste and recycling industry”
With the launch of SAP Crystal Solutions 2011 this July, users will experience new and exciting data exploration, ease of use, auditing functionality, quick time to value and more.
SAP Crystal Solutions deliver an affordable, open, self-serve approach to entry-level business intelligence (BI) to enable business users to easily and securely explore, view, report, visualize, and manage actionable information. The SAP Crystal solutions portfolio includes:
- SAP Crystal Server designed for data exploration, report viewing, dashboard viewing, report publishing, secure information management and delivery
- SAP Crystal Reports family of offerings, for creating presentation-quality reporting, and integrating them into applications
- SAP Crystal Dashboard Design software, for building interactive departmental dashboards
- SAP Crystal Presentation Design software, for creating interactive data presentations from spread sheets
- SAP Crystal Interactive Analysis software, for performing ad hoc query and analysis
Want to take advantage of the SAP® Business One application without making an up-front capital investment or hiring in-house IT staff to manage it? With the subscription-based hosting option, you can access SAP software that is fully hosted and managed by select SAP partners. So rather than concentrate on managing your software, you can focus on what you do best – running your business.
Ovenden is a family owned company with over 40 years’ experience in haulage, plant hire, demolition, aggregate supply and waste management. With this depth of service, they were looking to step up to a Tier 1 Industry Specific Software Solution to manage their Waste Management, Aggregates and Haulage business. After reviewing a number of options Ovendens decided on SAP and Waste and Recycling One. The software covers all aspectsof their business from Operations to Back Office. It is also the only Fully Integrated Solution available, with the referenceabilty and track record in the UK.
“After extensive research into a number of different solutions, we decided on SAP and Waste and Recycling One. The fully integrated industry solution provides us with a seamless transition of business critical data throughout our supply chain. We have everything in one solution from accounting, CRM, procurement, sales, reporting and legal compliance, waste logistics, stock management, work flow and plant maintenance. We also have a partner, ISB Global, who have in depth industry expertise, lead the project and will support us as we continue to grow.”
Jeff Holder, Director, ECO Plastics
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ISB will again be exhibiting at the RWM Exhibition in Birmingham; we look forward to seeing you there. http://rwmexhibition.com
ISB are pleased to announce that AchieveIT, our North American reseller, have closed a deal with Cliff Berry Inc.
Cliff Berry have been offering comprehensive environmental services for over 3 decades and chose SAP Business One and Waste and Recycling One (WR1) to provide a fully integrated and scalable software solution.
With over 40 users and operating from 6 different sites, Cliff Berry hope to go live with SAP in the middle of 2012.
In January 2012, ISB opened up a new office in South Africa, to focus on the Waste and Recycling Industry.
ISB has operated in the region already with SAP consulting, business transformation projects and SAP Business One software development. ISB is now going to focus on selling, implementing and supporting their SAP Waste and Reycling Solution, throughout South Africa, using the local SAP Partner Network.
ISB for the last 12 years has been successfully operating in the United Kingdom, where it focuses on the waste and recycling industry, and therefore wants to enhance its global presence, in South Africa due to its ties, operational experience and growth in the region.
SAP Waste & Recycling One (WR1), is a module within the SAP Business One platform, that provides a fully integrated operational, financial and reporting solution to all sub vertical requirements of the waste and recycling industry.
With WR1 implementations throughout the UK, Germany and now in the US, all these developed best practices will now be available to South African waste and recycling companies, in an affordable and effective solution.
ISB and Waste & Reycling One have been awarded the global Software Solution Partner (SSP) status by SAP. This gives customers the security in knowing that SAP fully supports and endorses the solution globally.
Chris Williams, Managing Director, ISB Global UK, comments, " we are very excited about our new office, and with our involvement already with 2 large waste companies down there already, we are keen to support our team in South Africa."
Extend Integrated Operations by Using Variatec BX Production for SAP Business One.
Define with work centres, shifts, plans and timings. Manage assemblies according to optimised lot size and routes. Calculate optimum price and costs. Utilise MTO and work within order specific material planning. Get a complete view of operations in GANTT planning and maintain feedback from production in shop floor data collection.
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Are Your Inventory, Production and Distribution Process' Optimised? - Warehouse Management with SAP Business One
Today, the wholesale distribution industry faces some of the greatest forces of change in its history. Industry leaders must find ways to respond to powerful business trends, including:
Like many decision makers in businesses, you want to focus on growing your business but instead find yourself dealing with a flood of daily operational details, ad hoc requests for information, and nonstop competitive moves. Meeting these challenges is difficult and time-consuming. When key pieces of information reside in different systems or locations, response times can lag and create customer dissatisfaction. And disjointed sales, accounting, and operational processes inevitably result in bottlenecks and reduced productivity. Multiple systems also mean additional work – such as duplicate data entries – which in turn causes errors and delays. Meanwhile, your competition is making it hard for you to find and keep customers.
"Manufacturing supply chain organizations, recognizing the inherent complexity in their global supply chains, will look for ways to drive out unnecessary complication through segmentation, simplification, and the use of business intelligence" IDC Predictions for Manufacturing Companies
Today’s business climate is complex and increasingly difficult to predict. Stakes are rising in a global market in which competition is fierce and brand loyalty is fickle. Across all industries, companies are grappling with high expectations and margin pressures. And at the same time, businesses face unprecedented numbers of legal, regulatory, and business partner mandates, as well as value chain requirements that affect nearly every aspect of their operations.
ISB has signed an agreement with Eco Plastics to deliver SAP & WR1 the Business Management Software specifically designed for the Waste and Recycling Industry, and now very much established as the leading solution for Plastic Recyclers.
ECO Plastics Ltd is the UK's leading and highest quality reprocessor of recyclable materials. They currently operate Europe’s largest and most technically advanced Mixed Plastic Bottle sorting facility. This plant sorts 140,000t of plastics each year, sourced primarily from Waste contractors and Local Authorities throughout the UK and Ireland. ECO Plastics Ltd is currently the only UK business producing ‘food grade’ quality PET pellet and as such their materials can be found in many UK household brands.
Small companies often face a dilemma in deciding how to invest for the greatest return. In pure start up mode, business must invest in an operational foundation that will directly build the business.
Management by walking around is common, reporting is adhoc, supported by manual processes and spreadsheets, decision making is driven by gut feel rather than data and hard facts. These methods maybe effective in early phases, neglecting to invest in appropriate enterprise business systems can significantly hinder continued growth and profitability.
Many stumble along with a combination of spreadsheets and disparate applications thinking an integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution is beyond their reach.
In reality though rather than assuming they can’t afford it small and growing business should ask instead “Can we afford not to invest in ERP”?