Portable sanitation professionals will have the opportunity to see the top tools and equipment the industry has to offer at the 2014 Pumper & Cleaner Expo.
The Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International Feb. 24-27 will fill the Indiana Convention Center with an array of the newest and best products and services the portable sanitation industry has to offer.
To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the breakthrough industry offerings in Indianapolis, be sure to check out the interactive floor plan on the Expo website (www.pumpershow.com). Whether you’re a first-time visitor or long-time attendee, you’re guaranteed to bring home new product knowledge that will help build your business in the coming year.
Here’s a look at some of the products and services set to be highlighted this year.
ART Co. (A Restroom Trailer Company)
The EMBASSY 10-W restroom trailer from ART Co. (A Restroom Trailer Company) is designed for fast and easy setup with a sleek, streamlined appearance. The 10- by 6-foot two-station unit comes equipped with easy foldout steps and stabilizer scissor jacks. It is available in several exterior and interior color combinations to match existing fleet colors. Features include a 270-gallon waste tank, 74-gallon freshwater tank, a steel Unibody-built frame, integral trailer skirting, a 2 5/16-inch trailer hitch, maple cabinetry, and ducted heat and air conditioning. Upgrades are available. 269/435-4278; www.arestroomtrailer.com; Booths #4240, #4241, #4244.
JAG Mobile Solutions
The Stop, Drop & Go interchangeable pod solution unit from JAG Mobile Solutions is available in sizes up to 24 feet, with the company’s custom interiors or customer-picked designs. 800/815-2557; www.jagmobilesolutions.com; Booth #2324.
Rich Specialty Trailers
The Max Model restroom trailer with Vegas décor from Rich Specialty Trailers has a floor plan designed for special events and weddings. This two-station trailer has both entrance doors on the curbside of the trailer to avoid public traffic in the street. The Vegas décor features curved soffits over double vanities. The exterior is available in an aesthetically pleasing champagne/tan color. A large white vanity includes a white porcelain sink with water-conserving faucets and a waterproof countertop of hand-molded solid-surface cobblestone. It is available with onboard freshwater and a winter package. 260/593-2279;
www.richrestrooms.com; Booths #5300, #5301, #5305.
Satellite Suites from Satellite Industries is a new line of high-quality restroom trailers being introduced at the 2014 Pumper & Cleaner Environmental Expo International. There will be two models on display with features that are new to the trailer market. 800/328-3332; www.satelliteindustries.com; Booth #4034.
The Summit handicap-accessible portable restroom from Five Peaks comes standard with a 40-gallon tank, ground-level floor access, powder-coated wrap-around grab bars, large open interior floor space, vent screens and an automatic door closer all accessible through the heavy-duty rotational-molded door and jamb. The sidewalls are constructed of durable high-density polyethylene with steel reinforced corner extrusions for added strength and integrity. 866/293-1502; www.fivepeaks.net; Booth #3115.
Kros International USA
The 4 in 1 Men’s Portable Urinal from Kros International USA is ideal for crowded special events, as it allows four men to use it simultaneously, side by side, with ample separation and privacy. It’s design features a large integrated tank made of long-lasting, durable polyethylene plastic. It is lightweight, efficient, easy to handle and clean (with only hot water and no chemicals), will shorten wait times at rest stations and keep portable restrooms cleaner. It features a 105-gallon tank. 855/576-7872; www.krosinternationalusa.com; Booth #2103.
The Fleet flush restroom from PolyJohn Enterprises offers more space, which translates into more comfort for moms with young children or construction workers. Its corner tank makes good use of interior space. There’s also sufficient room for a urinal or sink. Amenities like paper towel and hand sanitizer dispensers fit nicely and appeal to multiple markets. It offers a full flush range, including recirculating flush, freshwater flush and a variety of units that tie into city mains. 800/292-1305; www.polyjohn.com; Booth #2030.
The Ambassador upgrade from PolyPortables LLC is designed to help replicate as closely as possible an in-home restroom experience. Customers will immediately note the convenience of the foot-pump or hand-pump flushing waste tank, 12- or 22-gallon in-unit hand-wash station, paper towel dispenser, soap dispenser, mirror, vanity shelf, motion-activated light, toilet seat sanitizer and coat hook. All the company’s standard-sized restrooms can be upgraded to include any or all of the package components. 800/241-7951; www.polyportables.com; Booth #2306.
The TJ Shorty portable restroom from T.S.F. Company is available in kid-friendly (77 by 50 by 44 inches) and construction models (80 by 50 by 46 inches). The construction model has a lift bracket for high-rise construction sites and is elevator accessible. The kid-friendly unit has no urinal, a stool in front of the tank for easy seat access and colorful hand and feet prints. 800/843-9286; www.tuff-jon.com; Booth #4100.
Ground protection mats from AlturnaMATS protect turf/subsurface, while providing access for heavy equipment without a risk of getting stuck. They are sold throughout the world, to a wide variety of industries, and provide a fast, effective way to build a temporary road that is durable enough to withstand the weight of very heavy equipment. They offer a cost-effective way for construction and septic companies to quickly prepare a site, complete the work and move onto the next project. They have a load rating of 120 tons. 888/544-6287; www.alturnamats.com; Booth #6229.
The new vacuum tank truck from Amthor International is a 2014 Ford F-550 with a 1,250-gallon, two-compartment aluminum portable restroom tank with a Masport HXL4 pump package. The body will include an aluminum fold-up gate, D/S workstation, two tank-mounted toolboxes and an epoxy-lined waste compartment. 800/328-6633; www.amthorinternational.com; Booths #4327, #4331, #4332, #4335.
Atlanta Rubber & Hydraulics Inc.
Green and Black hose assemblies from Atlanta Rubber & Hydraulics Inc. are constructed with Kanaflex 300 EPDM all-weather hose. They are ideal for anyone working in the septic pumping industry. Custom assemblies are available in any size or length, and with any fittings needed by customers. Each fitting is attached with two bands. High-quality Kuriyama and Dixon fittings ranging from aluminum and stainless steel to polypropylene and nylon are mainly used. Assemblies are typically made with quick couplings, but other fittings are available upon request. 800/282-6272; www.atlantarubber.com; Booth #2442.
The VSFMT220SS 2-inch NPT stubby valve from Banjo Corp. features a 2-inch full port male adapter, 100 percent polytetrafluoroethylene ball seats, a compact design, Teflon TFE seals with no elastomers and a maximum pressure of 1,000 psi. 765/362-7367; www.banjocorp.com; Booth #1325.
The Super Mini Trailer from Benlee Inc. is an ideal replacement for roll-off trucks, as it is similar in length, and carries the exact same 20-, 30-, 40- or tall 50-yard box. It is maneuverable and able to fit into tight spots; has a large payload that follows federal/state laws; allows for higher fleet uptime; and costs less than a tractor. 734/722-8100; www.benlee.com; Booths #2343, #2344.
Comforts of Home Services
The 12-volt battery backup system from Comforts of Home Services guards against power failure on portable restroom and hand-wash trailers. The system can be located on the trailer tongue or in the utility room. The trailer remains operational during power outages, with the exception of air conditioning. 630/906-8002; www.cohsi.com; Booths #5325, #5326, #5329.
Crescent Tank Mfg.
The all-in-one rectangular vacuum tank from Crescent Tank Mfg. features a low-profile design with low center of gravity for hauling portable restrooms, additional water tanks and any other equipment needed for the job. Liquid waste is held inside the tank, along with a separate freshwater poly tank. The vacuum tank can be configured for volumes from 100 to 2,000 gallons. 585/657-4104; www.crescent-tank.com; Booths #1102, #1103.
The FXT50 Truck Vac from Ditch Witch is mounted directly to a truck’s frame rails, allowing the system to flex independently of the truck, promising stability and confidence. It can be mounted to the single-axle truck of the customer’s choosing, and can be customized with toolboxes and other support equipment (e.g. 1,020 cfm blower, 3,000 psi water system flowing 5 gpm). It is quiet and offers quality filtration. 800/654-6481; www.ditchwitch.com; Booths #5214, #5216.
Eldredge Equipment Services Inc.
The Depth Ray liquid level monitoring and control system from Eldredge Equipment Services Inc. can operate in vacuum or pressure, or in heavy material in mobile or stationary tanks. It contains no rods or floats, and is constructed of chemical-resistant components. It features a wireless remote, and optional controls for valves and alarms. Its operation is unaffected by most foam or density. It can be installed simply in any tank or container and exceeds DOT requirements. Several models and options are available. 800/220-2052; www.eldredgeequipment.com; Booth #2095.
Green Leaf Inc.
GatorLock Couplings from Green Leaf Inc. allow for the quick connect and disconnect of tanks, pumps, transfer lines and more. The locking mechanism reduces the possibility of unintentionally opening the cam levers, which could result in personal injury and costly spills. Polypropylene couplings are highly resistant to chemical solvents and environmental stress. The line includes 1/2- through 3-inch locking cams, as well as 1/2- through 4-inch nonlocking in Series A-F. The maximum operating pressures are 90 to 125 psi at 70 degrees F. 800/654-9808; www.green-leaf.us; Booth #1238.
The 1000 Series from Hannay Reels is a compact manual-rewind reel. Applications include high-pressure washdown and sanitizing. It is designed to handle single 1/4-, 3/8- or 1/2-inch I.D. hose. It is lightweight, yet durable and has an e-coated frame for extra protection in demanding environments. A direct-crank rewind is permanently attached, and its exterior mounting holes enable easier installation. It features a redesigned pin lock and a standard adjustable cam-lock brake. It handles pressures to 3,000 psi and temperatures from 20 to more than 400 degrees F. 877/467-3357; www.hannay.com; Booth #5027.
MRK6000 Series aluminum vacuum trailers from Imperial Industries come standard with a 6,000-gallon aluminum tank (6,300-gallon units are available). They feature full-length aluminum hose trays, external ribs, three topside 20-inch aluminum manways, a 12-inch primary with a 4-inch air line, a 4-inch intake and 6-inch discharge, LED running lights, a Henderson INTRAAX AAT 25K suspension, leveling height control, an air-ride suspension, Haldex slack adjusters and optional full-length catwalk with hand rails. 800/558-2945; www.imperialind.com; Booth #4020.
Kuriyama of America Inc.
Amphibian AMPH Series hose from Kuriyama of America Inc. features a highly abrasion- and oil-resistant polyurethane inner liner that better resists internal wear than rubber hoses, especially in the bends where the material hits, leading to less costly downtime. It is effective vacuuming above ground in normal temperatures, or hard-to-reach areas in extreme subzero temperatures. Its highly flexible Cold Flex materials and corrugated outer cover allow for ease of use. 847/755-0360; www.kuriyama.com; Booth #3021.
McKee Technologies – Explorer Trailers
The Transporter from McKee Technologies – Explorer Trailers features easy-to-adjust carrier slats that box in virtually any size toilet skid. Multiple sizes of toilet skids can be configured securely in the same load. Models range in size from 8 to 48 feet, accommodating up to 24 toilets. All models include fully independent suspension axles that virtually eliminate side-to-side shock transfer. They are available with a front wind deflector to protect toilets from road spray, stones and wind loading. They are available with hot-dip galvanizing for corrosion protection. 866/457-5425; www.explorertrailers.com; Booth #5357.
Mid-State Tank Co. Inc.
A vacuum truck with a 2,500-gallon, two-compartment aluminum tank mounted on a 2013 International chassis is an offering from Mid-State Tank Co. Inc. The 33,000-pound GVWR unit has an NVE 607 water-cooled pump and heated valves. Other aluminum and stainless steel pressure/vacuum tanks and options are available. 800/722-8384; www.midstatetank.com; Booths #6312, #6313, #6317.
Muncie Power Products Inc.
The CS24 from Muncie Power Products Inc. is a clutch shift PTO designed for Allison World and Caterpillar automatic transmissions. It is engaged by means of a solenoid-activated, wet clutch pack. The engagement solenoid is built into the PTO, and installation is simplified by the requirement of only one hose connection. It features four remote-mount output shaft options, rotatable direct mount flanges, is compatible with PTO shaft extensions and includes the Muncie output shaft brake. 800/367-7867; www.munciepower.com; Booth #2010.
Omega Liquid Waste Solutions
The Remote Control Powered Hose Reel from Omega Liquid Waste Solutions offers the ability to slash the time required to lay out and stow either 3- or 4-inch vacuum hose, what can typically take 10 to 15 minutes is achieved in seconds. It is also hinged to swing away from the back of the tank in order to facilitate rear dumping and to deploy hose in the direction of the job site. With universal mounting to any truck frame, the install is simple and secure and only requires a 12-volt connection for operation. Operators have complete control of “reel in and reel out” and “swing open and swing close” functions via a small hand-held remote with a range of 200 feet. 450/651-0444; www.exprolink.com; Booth #6167.
Pik Rite Inc.
The newest vacuum truck from Pik Rite Inc. features internal plumbing for a clean look, a 20-inch rear manway with discharge valve and camlock fittings, a vacuum pump and right angle gearbox attached to both frame rails, a 20-inch top manway, a 4-inch liquid-filled vacuum/pressure gauge, a frame-mounted secondary trap for easy access, dual vacuum and pressure reliefs, a 12-inch low-profile primary shut-off with stainless steel float ball and large easy-to-reach hose hooks. 800/326-9763; www.pikrite.com; Booths #4217, #4220.
Piranha Hose Products
Brutus and Lil’ Brute portable hydraulic hand swagers from Piranha Hose Products can be taken anywhere to install hose ends. Lil’ Brute is designed for hose sizes 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 inch. Brutus is designed for hose sizes 3/4, 1 and 1 1/4 inch. Both machines include a drawer that holds up to three sets of dies and pushers to provide the complete package. They are sold either as a kit with one unit, one die and one pusher, or as individual components. 800/250-5132; www.piranhahose.com; Booth #3017.
The DOT 407 code hoist and door lift unit from Progress Tank features a 4,200-gallon aluminum tank equipped with a front hoist and full rear-opening door. It features a Robuschi 65 blower package. High-mount taillights offer improved visibility while providing less obstruction with equipment storage. The rear door is equipped with dual hydraulic cylinders and a swing arm door prop has been added for safety. It is mounted on a Western Star 4700 tandem-axle chassis with 20,000-pound front axle and 46,000-pound rear end that offers a 450 hp Detroit Diesel engine combined with a Fuller eight-speed transmission. 800/558-9750; www.progresstank.com; Booth #6224.
Roth Global Plastics
The MultiTank from Roth Global Plastics can be used for water cistern, pump, holding, rainwater or as a septic tank. This is possible due to its construction of an inner layer of FDA-approved virgin HDPE, two inside layers of PE for improved stability, plus one outer layer of black and UV-stabilized PE. Features include CSA, NSF and IAPMO certification; a COEX-4 multilayer co-extrusion process; a low-profile design that leads to less digging and makes it easier to avoid a high water table; lightweight construction; a multiport inlet/outlet; two 24-inch manways; a cylindrical shape that requires no water for backfill; a threaded riser system; and watertight seamless construction. 866/943-7256; www.rothmultitank.com; Booth #4124.
Scorpion Protective Coatings Inc.
The three-part polyurethane XO2 batch mix system from Scorpion Protective Coatings Inc. is a professional-grade liner that protects truck beds from abuse. This liner is virtually impenetrable and resists both moisture and rust. It is UV stable and will not fade. 765/653-1736; www.scorpioncoatings.com; Booth #1420.
Shark Pressure Washers & Jetters
The SJPE-1500 from Shark Pressure Washers & Jetters is portabale, compact and features a detachable hose reel. Its retractable handle accomodates easy loading and unloading into vehicles, and allows for transport around work sites. Its Pulse Technology propels hose through the line and around tight curves to break through clogs. Rated at 1.7 gpm at 1,500 psi, it operates on 115-volt electricity and comes standard with a 35-foot power cord with GFCI. Designed for use in pipes less than 4 inches, it features a roll cage steel chassis, triplex pump and heavy-duty Baldor motor, and fits into tight work spaces with easy one-person operation. Its is ETL safety certified. 800/771-1881; www.sharkpw.com; Booth #6324.
Mobile hydraulic drive systems from STAC Inc. eliminate the need to use the drive shaft of the vac truck to power a blower or vacuum pump, which can sometimes be difficult due to tight space and angles. Benefits of a hydraulic system include safety, longevity, reduced downtime, added value and reduced maintenance. 800/334-7699; www.thermaflow.com; Booths #2457, #2458.
SVE Portable Roadway Systems Inc.
TRAKMATs from SVE Portable Roadway Systems Inc. are lightweight full-size ground protection mats. Its “Power Cylinder” surface creates superior traction, while allowing the mats to slide apart smoothly for easy loading/unloading. Hand cutouts are standard for safe lifting. Mats are available in Utility Black or Cool Green to prevent burned grass. They come in several sizes to help work smarter and save money by reducing weather delays and protecting customer’s property from damage. 800/762-8267; www.mudtraks.com; Booth #6316.
BulkTP offers 2,500-Sheet Small Core Toilet Paper. It is a high-capacity jumbo-roll tissue manufactured under the company’s label, and has guaranteed uniform quality and consistency. The paper quality is ideal, and can lower both the cost per service and annual restroom tissue costs. It is available in 24-roll cases, is one ply, is made from 100 percent recycled material, and is septic tank safe. One pallet contains 55 cases. 888/645-4225; www.bulktoiletpaper.com; Booth #1452.
The foaming action of Sewer Foam from Chempace Corporation, when combined with the high-pressure water of a jet truck, breaks down grease and organics from all types of pipes. From large municipal sewer lines to residential pipes, its use in sewer line cleaning saves time and money. It is highly concentrated at 2 ounces per gallon, making it cost-effective and economical. It is noncaustic and is safe for all pipes and jet trucks, and can be used while jetting drainlines. 800/423-5350; www.chempace.com; Booth #1472.
Del Vel Chem Co.
Simply Soft toilet tissue from Del Vel Chem Co. offers an economical alternative to standard tissue with the small-core roll lasting 2 1/2 to 5 times longer and the double roll lasting 1 1/2 to 3 times longer than standard rolls. Each roll of tissue is individually wrapped and packaged for protection. 800/699-9903; www.delvel.com; Booth #4302.
J & J Chemical Co.
EverPro portion control non-formaldehyde deodorizing tablets from J & J Chemical Co. are fast dissolving, nonstaining instant deodorizing protection that break down solids and leave a pleasant fragrance in portable restrooms. They are available in a variety of sizes that are ideal for handling any situation from mild climate or events to extreme climate and weeklong services. They are available in a variety of exclusive fragrances. 800/345-3303; www.jjchem.com; Booth #2226.
Johnny’s Choice by Chemcorp Industries Inc.
Deodorizing Urinal Screens from Johnny’s Choice by Chemcorp Industries Inc. not only provide effective screening for urinals, but also freshen and deodorize with a high amount of fragrance. Optimized bacteria reduce odors and surface buildup in urinals. In addition, the upper surface has protrusions to reduce splash back, which also reduces cleaning time and improves sanitation. Each screen also comes with a set of month and date tabs, which can be used as installation or replacement date reminders. They are available in mango and apple spice fragrances. 888/729-6478; www.johnnyschoice.com; Booth #4014.
Premium High Count from Lenzyme/Trap-Cleer Inc. can be used for heavy grease breakdown, drainfield rejuvenation, municipal plants, sewer and lateral lines, sewage ponds, settling ponds, grease traps, pump stations, organic spills or wherever a problem area is detected. It is available in 5-gallon pails and 50-pound totes. Both products can be private labeled. 800/223-3083; www.lenzyme.com; Booth #3026.
BioOne from One Biotechnology contains bacteria selected for their ability to consume animal and vegetable fats, oils and greases (FOG), with no unwanted byproducts. It does not contain any added enzymes, surfactants or fragrances, so FOG does not flow out of the system into municipal wastewater treatment systems. It has also been recognized by the EPA’s Design for the Environment program. 800/951-4246; www.onebiotechnology.com; Booth #4245.
Bio QuickScents 60 portable restroom deodorizers from Safe-T-Fresh are powerful, all-natural powder that offer odor control and cleaning power. The ingredients break down waste to prevent piling and dissolve residual waste found on tank walls and tubing. The active ingredients are also beneficial to waste treatment plants, eliminating any worries about dumping. Other products include QuickScents 30 gram packets for special events and cooler weather and 3000 and 5000 liquids. 877/764-7297; www.safetfresh.com; Booth #4034.
Xtreme Clean portable toilet deodorant from Surco Products comes in easy-to-handle water-soluble packets, meaning no more sticky packets, blue fingers or wasted product. It is made with a clean and easy-to-handle water-soluble membrane, and contains Metazene molecular odor counteractant and a powerful biocide. Portion control prevents overuse, waste and theft. 800/556-0111; www.surco.com; Booth #3104.
Bravo urinal screens from Walex Products are a cost-effective urinal odor-control product featuring bacteria action that deodorizes and cleans. The fragrance release lasts 30 days. The shape and ribbed surface reduce splashing and fits in all styles of urinals. 800/338-3155; www.walex.com; Booth #3213.
Trans Lease Inc.
An independent lease and finance company, Trans Lease Inc. covers the United States and Canada, with a focus on the transportation industry. The company’s Specialty Markets Division covers specific industries, such as industrial cleaning and excavation. 877/600-6423; www.transleaseinc.com; Booth #2345.
Allied Graphics Inc.
Allied Graphics Inc. can provide small or large quantities of decals for the doors of portable restrooms. They can be used to supplement income through advertising, add value to a special event venue or advertise your company. 800/490-9931; www.allied-graphics.com; Booth #4144.
Magnets by Stamp Works
Magnets by Stamp Works is now offering a magnetic tandem-axle pumper truck decal. The all-vinyl decals are weatherproof and suitable for outdoor display. They are approximately 0.35 mm thick, and are printed in full color. 800/758-2743; www.pumpertruckmagnets.com; Booth #6025.
CEI – Chandler Equipment Inc.
The manifold of the Jurop RVC360 side-mount vacuum pump from CEI – Chandler Equipment Inc. can be disassembled, cleaned and reinstalled with minimal time and without a gasket and/or seal kit. Inflow of air into the final filter design was restructured to allow for effective capture of debris. The back-flow check valve was also redesigned to reduce if not eradicate replacement due to delaminating. It is ideal for applications requiring a vacuum pump, hi-vac tri-lobe blower or self-priming transfer pump. 800/342-0887; www.chandlerequipment.com; Booth #4234.
Fruitland Manufacturing is offering a biodegradable oil for use with all rotary vane pumps. It is both environmentally and user operator safe. Biodegradable oils help reduce emissions and are nontoxic. They are also cost-efficient. 800/663-9003; www.fruitlandmanufacturing.com; Booth #6007.
The PM3000 liquid-cooled vacuum pump from Moro USA is capable of pumping nonvolatile liquids and sludge from long distances, with a suggested tank capacity of 3,000 to 6,000 gallons. It includes an integrated check valve, changeover valve, automatic oiling system, industrial-duty bearings, Viton seals and high-flow-rate asbestos-free spark-proof vanes. Its onboard liquid cooling system incorporates a forced circulation external water pump. It is capable of 43.5 psia and a continuous vacuum of 24 inches Hg, along with a flow rate of 1,000 cfm and 1,200 rpm rotating speed. It also features 4-inch flange connection. 800/383-6304; www.morousa.com; Booth #3122.
The Patriot 300 from VARCo is a ballast-port-cooled, continuous-duty pump with over 300 cfm of vacuum. It features auto-lubed front bearings, an auto oiler, diesel flush port and an external oil tank for easy viewing of oil levels. 866/872-1224; www.varcopumper.com; Booth #5150.
The Conde ProVac from Westmoor Ltd. is an industrial liquid waste pumping system that is ideal for grease trap pumping. It is quiet and pumps at 120 gpm. A flip of the switch starts it in the vacuum mode for pumping. Built-in exhaust deodorizer keeps odor at a minimum. Flip the switch to the pressure mode for off-loading. It is an intelligent pumping solution for locations not suitable for large vacuum truck hoses, and ideal for the indoor/remote tough-to-get-to jobs. It is easy to maneuver, use and maintain. 800/367-0972; www.westmoorltd.com; Booth #5124.
DealSaver from CallSource is a lead-recovery tool designed for any appointment-driven company in the home services industry. Incoming lead calls are analyzed within minutes, and those not ending with an appointment are promptly sent back to a manager in order to recapture the lead, usually within the hour. The alert contains the lead’s name and phone number, along with the company rep that handled the call, all giving the team a second chance at converting the lost prospect into a new customer. 818/596-6949; www.callsource.com; Booth #5455.
The TAC (Total Activity Control) Online management system from Clear Computing is a cloud-based system that allows access from a Mac or iPad, Android Tablet or any computer connected to the Internet. Benefits include the ability to run a business from home, office, vehicle or on vacation; seasonal variation options that allow users to pay for only what they need each month; the ability for route drivers and sales force to work from the field; and the cost savings of not having to upgrade or purchase new computers, or have frequent tech support visits. It is hosted in secure, backed-up 24/7 data centers. 888/332-5327; www.clearcomputing.com; Booth #2339.
EZTrakR Systems Inc.
iButton technology from EZTrakR Systems Inc. verifies services on a driver’s route are completed with electronic service validation. It tracks the date and time of each service, delivery or pickup per unit. Operators can quickly access customer history to verify services completed for resolving billing discrepancies. It offers reports such as inventory count, employee productivity and missed services. It combines this technology in one simple program for improved customer service and more accurate billing. 866/529-1938; www.eztrakr.com; Booth #3005.
GPS North America
Smart Antenna vehicle tracking hardware from GPS North America is a tamper-proof and scalable device providing standard GPS tracking. It can also interface with third-party hardware for job dispatch, navigation and electronic driver logs. The company also specializes in the development and support of paperless forms for hand-held, mobile data collection, and enables companies to control fuel and labor costs by locating and monitoring fleets and assets through their SignalTrack Web portal. 888/760-4477; www.gpsnorthamerica.com; Booth #5415.
InSight Mobile Data Inc.
StreetEagle Mobile Barcoding from InSight Mobile Data Inc. equips field workers with not only asset locations on a map, but also barcode technology to enable them to scan any asset to communicate activity and inventory data. For operations that depend on utility vehicles, equipment and other mobile assets to get their work done, keeping tracking of their location, status and usage history is critical for maximizing efficiency. 301/866-1990; www.insightmobiledata.com; Booth #2341.
Mobile WorkForce from Point-of-Rental Systems allows the mobile worker to eliminate the paper equation by performing tasks onsite, with any wireless device or laptop, without having to be granted full access to the company server. Service personnel performing maintenance can open the service contract from the job site and scan the barcode on the unit to mark the service completed. The task is then instantly reflected in the contract, automatically noting the latitudinal-longitudinal location as well as the date-time stamp. It includes a call log feature, signature capture feature, photo captures and arrival notifications. 972/602-9819; www.point-of-rental.com; Booth #4326.
Ritam Technologies LLC
Summit software from Ritam Technologies LLC is simpler and faster than previous versions, getting you back to doing what makes you money. At $17 per month, the Lite edition captures thousands in repeat business. For $77 per month, the Pro edition provides a company management system from customer orders to dispatching, routing, mapping, email invoices and automatic credit cards. 800/662-8471; www.ritam.com; Booth #4300.
Tank Track LLC
Tank Track is a business management program specifically for the septic industry. The simple, user-friendly design allows users to manage customer information, track property details, upload plans, schedule appointments, assign trucks, map routes, manage reminders, and generate pumping and dumping data for reporting. Users can customize job form fields and print any page easily. The program is securely accessible from any computer with an Internet connection, and customer service is included. Optional integration with QuickBooks lets users enter customer information only once. Users can import contacts from other programs. No contract is required. A mobile app is coming soon. 888/732-4882; www.tank-track.com; Booth #6243.
The Trade-Serve system allows technicians to make a professional and consistent presentation of options to customers in just under a minute. In addition to eliminating paper in the field, service managers have the ability to coach every call from the office, owners control margins with the click of a button, and warehouse managers monitor inventory quickly and efficiently. It takes ordinary and familiar business models and makes them easy to use and relevant to technological advances. 636/222-2222; www.trade-serve.com; Booth #5354.
US Fleet Tracking
The AT-X5 live GPS tracking device from US Fleet Tracking is compact, discreet and easy to install. It assures turn-by-turn monitoring of mobile assets, and features 5- and 10-second tracking, historical playback and virtual fences. It comes standard with weather overlay and traffic features for safety and efficiency, plus the ability to create and edit up to 20 different logs while in the field. The Web-based system is compatible with every mobile platform. 405-726-9900; www.usfleettracking.com; Booth #5452.