ARI’s Don Woods to Speak at NRECA’s TechAdvantage Conference

MT. LAUREL, NJ (February 14, 2013): ARI®, a leading global fleet services provider specializing in complex car and truck fleets, is pleased to announce that Don Woods, ARI’s department head of client information systems, will participate as a featured speaker at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s TechAdvantage Conference, taking place from February 18-21 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Woods will be presenting, “Best Practices for Utility Fleet Management” on February 20 at 1:30 p.m. in Expo Hall. This session will help utility fleet managers who are looking to control operating costs learn how to identify and implement alternative cost-saving solutions. Woods will cover three specific segments of complex fleet management: maintenance, remarketing, and supply chain management.

“Now, more than ever before, fleet managers are being asked to do more with less,” commented ARI’s Director of Utility and Government New Business Development Rob Hoysgaard, who will be attending the conference as well. “This important and informative session will help utilities identify areas across their entire fleet where they can improve productivity and lower operating costs.” Attendees can also meet and visit with the ARI Utility Team and learn about new trends in utility fleet management during the conference. ARI will be exhibiting in Booth 1051.

Woods began his career at ARI in January of 2011 as Manager of Business Intelligence, responsible for the development and implementation of business intelligence solutions. He was a key driver of ARI’s implementation of the SAP HANA platform and the ARI analyticsTM tool.