EHS Software Benchmark: Chemical And Hazardous Waste Management

Published 19 October 2017 by David Metcalfe &
EHS Regulatory Content EHS Software Environment, Health & Safety Product Compliance Market Insight

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Executive Summary

This report contains an extract of the Verdantix analysis of the chemical and hazardous waste management functionality of twenty EHS software applications. The majority of EHS decision-makers prefer the idea of purchasing a single, integrated software application to cover all EHS workflows. But factors such as unique industry-specific requirements, limited usage scenarios for software or constrained budgets may push them to make purchase decisions based primarily on specific ‘must have’ functional requirements. Based on 13 assessment criteria, the Verdantix benchmark of chemical and hazardous waste management functionality finds that Sphera stands out in the market with a score of 87% of the total potential score in this area. VelocityEHS is the joint market leader on chemical management functionality with a strong mobile offering. Enablon, ERA Environmental and Enviance also have solid offerings. Due to the small number of vendors with strong chemical and hazardous waste functionality customers should buy from specialists.

Table of contents

EHS Software Benchmark: Chemical And Hazardous Waste Management
Four Factors Persuade Buyers To Focus Vendor Selection On Specific Functionality
Assessment Criteria For Chemical And Hazardous Waste Management Software
Few EHS Software Vendors Offer Strong Functionality For Chemical And Hazardous Waste Management
Customers Seeking Software For Chemical and Hazardous Waste Management Must Pick Specialists

Table of figures

Figure 1. Chemical Management and Hazardous Waste Functionality Scores
Figure 2. Chemical Management and Hazardous Waste Percentage Of Potential

Organisations mentioned

Abbott Laboratories, Actio, AECOM, Arcadis, Arkema, Brambles, CH2M, Chemtura, Cority, Dakota Software, EcoIntense, EMD Millipore, Emirates, Enablon, Enhesa, , Enviance, ERA, EtQ, FedEx Express, Gensuite, Huco Consulting, Intelex, Johnson & Johnson, MANA Products, RegScan, SAP, Sasol, Solenis, Sphera, Sterigenics, TE Connectivity, Truman Medical Centers, UCOR, United Airlines, US Department of Defense, VelocityEHS, Verisk3E

About the author

David Metcalfe


David co-founded Verdantix in 2008 and leads the firm’s research and advisory work on the digitization of Operational Excellence which covers software, systems integration, wearables and drones. Prior to founding Verdantix, David was a Senior Vice President at Forrester Research and Head of Analysis and Forecasting for BT. He holds a PhD from Cambridge University in Game Theory and Decision Analysis and worked as a Research Associate at the Harvard Business School.

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