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DPW Plant Hire uses Assignar to automate their compliance process

DPW Plant Hire, a leading provider of rotating telescopic handlers and Multi Cranes, boasts over 20 years of experience in the rail sector. Distinguished by their innovative business culture, DPW continually seeks alternative methods, techniques, and technologies to elevate their services. As pioneers in mobile Elevated Work Platform (EWP) compliance, DPW’s commitment to innovation sets them apart from competitors.

Key Takeaways:

  • 50% less time spent chasing paperwork
  • Increased productivity
  • Fewer delays

A Paperwork slow-down

DPW’s reliance on physical paperwork for compliance and documentation posed significant time constraints and inefficiencies. Gathering, processing, and managing paperwork, including safety documentation, led to delays and labor-intensive processes.

As tier 1 suppliers, DPW aimed to uphold high compliance standards across different rail networks. Ensuring worker and machine compliance was imperative to securing contracts, and this task demanded considerable time and energy.

Plus, allocating suitable plant machinery with qualified operators required meticulous planning and record-keeping. Therefore, a streamlined process was essential to maintain efficiency and compliance.

A Move to Digital

DPW opted to adopt the Assignar platform to address their challenges comprehensively. The implementation yielded several notable benefits:

  1. Efficient Compliance Management: Assignar streamlined compliance documentation, offering a centralized platform for managing safety documentation. The platform’s features helped DPW stay on top of safety standards efficiently, saving time and energy.
  2. Allocation and Staff Management: Assignar facilitated the allocation of plant machinery to operators. The platform’s visibility and record-keeping capabilities enabled DPW to match the most qualified and compliant operators to specific equipment, enhancing operational efficiency.
  3. Digital Dockets and Forms: Assignar’s digital docket feature replaced time-consuming physical dockets. DPW collaborated with Tier 1 customers to develop digital forms, reducing delays and streamlining the documentation process.
  4. Training and Implementation: DPW’s implementation of Assignar was seamless. A workshop with technical team members, followed by one-on-one training with the WHS Coordinator, ensured smooth adoption. The positive response to Assignar aligned with DPW’s innovative culture, and employees readily embraced the digital shift.

"Maintaining these high compliance standards across the different rail networks took a lot of energy and time, but now with Assignar, we have one program that can manage all of this more efficiently."

improved processes

The implementation of Assignar yielded remarkable results for DPW Plant Hire:

  • Efficiency Gains: DPW experienced a 50% reduction in time spent chasing paperwork, enabling them to allocate resources more effectively and focus on core business activities.
  • Enhanced Compliance: Assignar empowered DPW to maintain compliance efficiently, ensuring all workers and machines met the necessary standards. This compliance superiority contributed to DPW’s success in securing contracts.
  • Operational Streamlining: Assignar’s features streamlined allocation, enhancing staff and equipment management. The platform’s digital dockets and forms significantly improved documentation processes, reducing delays and increasing productivity.
  • Positive Organizational Response: DPW’s workforce embraced Assignar’s digital approach, aligning with the company’s innovative ethos. Employees appreciated the positive shift toward digitization, recognizing it as a progressive move.

DPW Plant Hire’s partnership with Assignar has significantly transformed their operational efficiency, compliance management, and documentation processes. By adopting a digital approach, DPW has positioned itself as an industry innovator while reaping tangible benefits in terms of time savings, compliance adherence, and overall workforce satisfaction.

“Assignar has proven to be a very good product for our business.”

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