AMCS: A Complete Waste Management Solution

AMCS provides an enterprise grade cloud and software platform to help waste and recycling companies worldwide profit from the circular economy since 2004.

Mark Abbas, CMO (Photo: AMCS)

The company, with offices in 22 countries, offers a single digital platform that combines an industry-specific back-end (ERP) software, mobile technology, route optimization, digital engagement, and analytics. Moreover, the company’s digital technology has a high value impact on industries such as waste and recycling, oil and gas, construction and ready-mix. GLOBAL RECYCLING Magazine is especially interested in the company’s complete waste management solution. Therefore, Mark Abbas, the company’s CMO, gives an insight into the core business of AMCS.

The AMCS platform covers the end-to-end processes of a variety of lines of businesses. What are specific advantages for the recycling industry?

AMCS offers a complete waste management solution for recycling, material trading and (international) export of raw materials. From inbound management, including material grading and recording contamination, to stock management and recycling processes, to managing outbound streams, including material sales and material trading.

AMCS Platform includes a comprehensive and technologically advanced software solution to manage your entire paper recycling business.

As a Paper recycler you are tasked with procuring fiber, processing, and producing feedstock for the papermill as efficiently as possible. From collecting recycled material from different suppliers, dealing with numerous sites, to dealing with transportation offers a challenge to effectively managing your supply costs. To assure that you are addressing these challenges, you need to have complete visibility of your operations. With AMCS’s platform you can consolidate a wide range of data into one central repository. All in one platform, so integration of siloed solutions is no longer an issue. Powerful reporting capabilities allow you to easily configure the data, extract critical information and make important business decisions. From managing your scale house operations, to creating standardized or custom pricing mechanisms, carrying out demand planning, or creating supplier contracts, AMCS offers standardization and consolidation.

The benefits are significant. With AMCS Platform companies can save up to 75 percent reduction in planning, a 100 percent reduction in paper worksheets and 3x faster customer onboarding.

What are the company’s core values?

Our tagline is “Digital ways to a cleaner world”. At AMCS we are driven by the results we deliver and are passionately committed to our customer’s success ‘for life’. We consider ourselves ‘digital warriors’, driving practical circular economy innovations for a sustainable planet. We have defined our core values as follows:

Customer: We believe that our customers, both internal and external, deserve our respect as they are the heart of our business. We focus on forming a partnership with our customers and dedicate ourselves to their success.

Community: We believe in contributing to our communities and in protecting the environment to create a sustainable future for the next generation. We get involved and have fun supporting our local communities. We demonstrate CSR at every opportunity.

Integrity: We believe in doing the right thing for our customers, our colleagues, our investors and ourselves. We are professional, open and honest in everything we do. We take responsibility for our actions.

Process: We believe in engineering innovative processes that add value to every aspect of our business. We are process-driven, systematic, and analytic in our approach. We learn from mistakes and continuously improve.

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The AMCS Enterprise Management Solution helps customers manage their paper recycling business. How does the software solution work?

AMCS Platform is more than an ERP solution. It is the heart of the AMCS platform and forms the backbone for automating all your business processes. It’s a single platform solution and scales from medium-sized businesses to large enterprises and covers the full recycling management processes including procuring fiber, processing, and producing feedstock for the paper mill. It supports recycling companies with collecting recycled material from different suppliers, dealing with numerous sites, to dealing with transportation impact to effectively manage supply costs. To assure that they are addressing these challenges, they need to have complete visibility of their operations.

What are the main features of the AMCS Enterprise Management Solution?

1. Pricing & Contract Management
The AMCS Enterprise Management Platform makes it easy to manage all your material suppliers, customers, and contracts from one database. Searching across multiple databases to find contracts, customers, and important account information is no longer an issue. The platform can be used to easily navigate one centralized database or quickly view and create new accounts and contracts. Create standardized pricing or create customized pricing structures based on account, material, volume and grade.

2. Inbound & Outbound Management
Weigh suppliers’ materials using AMCS scale house software, automatically entered into a centralized database. Buy side management allows you to easily factor in volume, commodity pricing, and current inventory. Manage the sell side from the same enterprise management solution. Understand costs associated with freight, and export, assure you are achieving your highest margin.

3. Material Grading
Determine the fair value of inbound materials and establish the destination for processing based on the grade of material. Use images to record grade and provide proof of quality. Eliminate discrepancies and obtain better material using visibility and master data.

4. Inventory Management
Capture and post inventory at the time of purchase. Understand precise quantities of different materials across your operation. Easily manage material across multiple locations. Eliminate human error and create optimized pricing based on current inventory.

5. Material Trading
Minimize the cost of procuring, processing, and selling materials.

6. Billing and Financial Management
Powerful custom reporting capabilities. Quickly bill customers. Full accounting module that pulls from one centralized database.

AMCS’ Enterprise Management Solution allows for the consolidation of multiple systems, simplifying your business and saving you time and money.


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