Wilrose’s new refuse vehicles come with bin weighing technology and use PurGo software

Wilrose Environmental has transformed its commercial waste management service with a next generation software system and a fleet of brand-new vehicles fitted with the latest dynamic bin-weighing technology.

Carey Bishop, Director, Wilrose Environmental said: “Our commercial trade waste collection business is growing extremely fast so we have invested in some brand-new refuse vehicles to meet demand. We need to identify the weight of each bin to make sure the bins can be lifted, the vehicles aren’t overloaded and for accurate billing purposes, so both vehicles are equipped with bin-weighing. We also use PurGo waste management software to track and monitor our waste and recycling collections, to tie everything together.”

The new vehicles are on five-year contract hire from Refuse Vehicle Solutions (RVS) and are Scania P320s with Dennis Olympus bodies and Beta trade lifts, fitted with the ENVIROWEIGH bin weighing system from Vehicle Weighing Solutions (VWS). Wilrose has also purchased a Quality Used 15T DAF/NTM refuse vehicle from RVS to further boost its fleet.

Carey added: “RVS delivered the vehicles to meet our time-scales and we are delighted with the quality and branding. We are getting daily calls from new customers who say they have seen our vehicles on the road, or our new bins, and are interested in our services.”

Wilrose started using PurGo waste management software from VWS Software Solutions four years ago. PurGo is a powerful round management tool that includes scheduling, route optimisation, exception reporting, live vehicle location and activity reporting. It is essentially a full ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system that aims to standardise and streamline all processes across every area of the business. PurGo integrates with most other business systems and software packages, is highly automated, exception driven, intuitive and user friendly.

Carey commented: “We operate a range of refuse collection vehicles, skip lorries and hook loaders and PurGo helps us schedule routes more effectively, monitor rounds, collect weight data and invoice, as well as manage customer relationships. It’s a great time-saver!”

With PurGo, Wilrose receives immediate notifications when jobs are complete and can provide instant feedback to customers.

Carey said: “Thanks to PurGo we can provide customers with a full audit trail about their waste output, which can help them recycle more and reduce costs. We have a good reputation in the industry for providing a reliable service and intelligent waste management information.”

For more information: www.wilrose.co.uk