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Rise in Refuse & Recycling Collection Contracts in Middle East

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With recent route optimisation and GIS-based smartphone app project wins, Integrated Skills Ltd (ISL) is witnessing an increase in the number of tenders published in the Middle East for the collection of refuse and recycling. In the first quarter of this year, ISL has received orders in excess of £100,000 from clients in Lebanon, Oman and Bahrain for route optimisation consultancy, contractor management system upgrades and related software & services. According to Matt Polson, Director at ISL, “Many countries in the Middle East have in recent years developed European style waste management policies to divert from landfill, increase recycling rates and introduce innovative energy from waste processes. One outcome of these policies is the requirement for efficient refuse and recycling collection operations provided by private waste contractors who seek assistance from ISL to produce cost effective routes.” Matt continues “Even though the use of

According to Matt Polson, Director at ISL, “Many countries in the Middle East have in recent years developed European style waste management policies to divert from landfill, increase recycling rates and introduce innovative energy from waste processes. One outcome of these policies is the requirement for efficient refuse and recycling collection operations provided by private waste contractors who seek assistance from ISL to produce cost effective routes.” Matt continues “Even though the use of

Matt continues “Even though the use of GIS-based data collection software to map assets (bins) and GIS route optimisation software is a relatively new concept for many in the Middle East waste sector, it is being readily adopted. This is especially true for contractors who are increasingly using GIS-based technology to hone their tender submissions ensuring that they are fully aware of the collection costs at the bid stage.” Alan Paget, Sales & Marketing Director at ISL, concludes “ISL has a proven history of working in the waste sector in the Middle East. The recent upsurge in GIS software related clients is set to continue throughout 2015 into 2016 as the waste sector in the Middle East matures relying more and more on technologies to improve

Alan Paget, Sales & Marketing Director at ISL, concludes “ISL has a proven history of working in the waste sector in the Middle East. The recent upsurge in GIS software related clients is set to continue throughout 2015 into 2016 as the waste sector in the Middle East matures relying more and more on technologies to improve operational efficiencies.”




About Integrated Skills Limited
Integrated Skills, operating out of Romsey near Southampton, is a specialist provider of routing and route optimisation software, smartphone & tablet solutions, environmental management software, highways management software as well as environmental consultancy in the following sectors:

  • Environmental service operations
  • Highways service operations
  • Parcel & post
  • Utilities
  • Logistics
  • Newspaper deliveries
ISL is the leading partner of RouteSmart Technologies Inc.™ for high density, door-by-door and street-by-street route optimisation software

ISL is a partner of ESRI for the ArcGIS platform.

For further information contact info@integrated-skills.com.

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