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PDMS strengthen link with UK NHS

The Manx software firm PDMS, who employ 50 in London and in Castletown has won a tender to develop a UK pan government car leasing portal. The award comes from the NHS Purchasing & Supply Agency (NHS PASA).

Chris Gledhill, Managing Director PDMS ( pictured) describes it as a vote of confidence in the firms software capabilities.
" We had already developed a car leasing website for NHS PASA to allow staff who have responsibility for fleet to search for cars and compare suppliers. Now we're going to build on it, and open it up to central and local government organisations across the UK.”

The site is driven by two sources of data: car specification data provided by Motor Research, and ‘rate books’ from the lease car suppliers. To ensure the data is kept up to date, there is a facility for suppliers to upload information directly. Site administrators then queue the files for import and process them overnight, to avoid any disruption of service to users. In addition to this, the new site will be able to “poll” individual webs services provided by each supplier to give the user “real-time” car lease prices using a number of leasing profiles.

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