Vendor and Contractor Management System

Hays offers our proprietary Vendor and Contractor Management System, 3 Story Software, to all of our clients. 3SS currently manages over $4 billion in spend, 35,000 jobs and over 650,000 timesheets each year. 3SS centralizes all workers, from all suppliers, into a single cloud based instance allowing your hiring managers and executive stakeholders access to real time data anywhere there is an internet connection.

3SS provides full visibility into the following questions:

  • How many workers do you have on site today? 
  • How many workers have active criminal background checks completed? 
  • Are all agency markups in line with contractual obligations?
  • Do all workers have a valid purchaser order at an approved threshold?
  • Are any workers approaching the organizations’ tenure limitation?

Whether you have an in-house flexible workforce program or outsourced complex global needs, our cloud-based vendor management system helps you manage contractors, complex project services, and permanent recruitment all in one place, quickly and easily.

Gain all this and more with 3 Story Software

Complete cost control

Curb rogue spend. Set spend limits on project, temp or perm. Integrate with your own PO system. Whatever requisition or cost approval process you have 3 Story Software enables you to maximize your savings. Your rules, your way.

Full visibility

Where do you spend the most? Where have you saved the most? Which supplier delivers at the most competitive rate? Whatever you need to know, 3 Story Software delivers you the insight you need to make smarter decisions. Delivering business drivers not just data.

Increased efficiency

Streamline your back office, automate self-billing of suppliers, integrate admin with your finance system. We can save you time and money with unified management and automation.

Compliance assured

Reduce your contractor misclassification and other hiring regulation risks and ensure adherence to process. With 3 Story Software you set the standard, the system does the rest.

Higher quality

From auto notifications that inspire action to contractor performance reports to monitor your PSL return. 3 Story Software equips you with the tools to monitor more than just time and cost to raise your game how you chose.

Reduce risks

Lessen the chance of misunderstandings and miscommunication. Enforce requirements and negotiated bill rates. Our VMS helps you mitigate supplier risks and improve hiring manager relations.

Speedy setup

calendar with 3 days in a row highlightedImplementation is so quick and simple even large international companies can go from purchase to live across the globe in just a matter of days. 


Highly flexible

three arrows points up left and right3 Story Software is flexible enough to meet even the most complex business specifics. Whether it's workflows, local rules, tax regulations, languages, invoicing, or rates, you can configure and edit as you see fit. No need for support tickets. No waiting. Plus our implementation team will help you get started.

Ease of use

hand with pointer finger pressing a buttonWe never underestimate the importance of ease of use. It drives all our design decisions. We also recognize even the easiest to use systems require expert training and support so you can rest assured, no matter how complex your situation, managing your workforce won’t be. 

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