Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Managing Vendors in Aviation Safety Management Systems (SMS) Software

Easily Manage Vendors/Contractors/Suppliers in Your Aviation SMS Software - New Vendor Dashboard

Aviation Safety Management Software includes vendors, contractors, suppliers in your airline or airport SMS
Vendors Should be Included in Your SMS Program
Vendor management is often initially overlooked when implementing an aviation Safety Management System. Many airlines and airports spend time and money assessing vendors/contractors and suppliers on an annual basis, but they neglect integrating these data points into their aviation SMS program.

One can easily argue your airline or airport should regularly identify any hazards associated with your vendors, as well as the quality of the service they are providing your organization. Recognizing any impairment a vendor may bring to your operation will save your organization a great deal of money in the future.

SMS Pro has a new Vendor Dashboard integrated into the Web based aviation SMS database software. This vendor dashboard is one of several new dashboards added to SMS Pro in 2013.

New Vendor Dashboard Video

Here is a free YouTube video describing the new Vendor Dashboard in SMS Pro's Web-based aviation SMS database software.

Related Aviation SMS Software Links

Aviation SMS Vendor Management Software
Vendor-Communication: Vendor/Supplier Message Acknowledgement Software

About NWDS - founded in 2003 by six software engineers, NorthWest Data Solutions (NWDS) provides custom computer programming and systems design services. NWDS creates many types of software, including e-commerce, financial, defense, engineering, logistics, aviation and more. In 2007, NWDS developed SMS Pro™ a web based SMS application that supports an organization's overall SMS through safety reporting, safety documentation, safety risk management and safety assurance. SMS Pro™ is currently used by aviation organizations in the U.S., Canada, Asia, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East to help manage their SMS programs. NWDS continues to support SMS Pro™ and add new functionality. NWDS offers custom contract programming services in the U.S. and Canada and is managed by Chris Howell, one of the founders. Their headquarters is in Anchorage, Alaska. For information on NWDS visit their website at and to learn more about SMS Pro™.

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