Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Managed Service Provider

The Managed Service Provider (MSP) serves as a neutral party that offers the customer a complete workforce solution by leveraging multiple staffing companies to obtain competitive rates and ensure vendor performance.

What is a VMS?

Vendor Management System (VMS) is a web-based tool used to streamline the staffing process.

Why Use VMS?

According to Staffing Industry Analysis, users of VMS solutions are:

  • 73% More likely than non-VMS users to track in real-time, spend thresholds associated with projects and services.
  • 66% More likely to have the capability to manage master agreements for all service suppliers.
  • 44% More likely to hold real-time reviews of milestones against agreements.

Why do companies decide to engage in MSP?

While there are many factors based on each individual company, typically the cost of contingent labor and the number of vendors in the supply chain, as well as the number of contingent workers throughout the organization, are the two biggest reasons.

How is AMS different from other Managed Service Providers?

AMS is dedicated to ensuring customer and vendor satisfaction while providing all the benefits of an MSP. AMS has the highest ethical standards and is committed to program success.