August 05, 2008 // Franchising.com // DEER PARK, NY - Ed Teixeira, Chief Operating Officer of Vehicle Tracking Solutions (VTS), will conduct a workshop at the 43rd Annual Convention of the National Precast Association (NCPA) in Ottawa, Canada on September 20.
Mr. Teixeira's presentation entitled "Combating Rising Fuel Costs by Maximizing Your Delivery Efficiency" will demonstrate the benefits of GPS fleet tracking in the precast industry. The workshop will be aimed at teaching how today's technology provides ways for controlling delivery costs- from saving fuel to routing it efficiently- in order to save money and maximize profits.
Mr. Teixeira currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of VTS, a leading provider of vehicle tracking and fleet management systems. Prior to his position at VTS, Mr. Teixeira founded and operated FranchiseKnowHow, LLC, a franchise development firm. He is the author of Franchising From The Inside Out which walks readers through the process of starting a franchise. Prior to operating FKH, he was Chief Operating Officer of ATC Medical Staffing, a publicly held medical staffing company.
The centerpiece of the NPCA Annual Convention is the Precast Marketplace which features many of the top suppliers to the precast industry, showcasing the latest products and services. This year, the Convention features a Scholarship Golf Tournament at the Loch March Golf and Country Club.
Founded in 1965, NPCA connects leaders in the manufactured concrete industry through educational, leadership and networking opportunities. The association currently represents more than 1,100 companies that are committed to expanding the use of quality precast concrete.
For more information about the National Precast Association and the 43rd Annual NCPA Convention, please visit www.precast.org.
Vehicle Tracking Solutions is a Long Island based company, and is a leading provider of Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) devices and fleet management solutions. VTS tracks more than 10,500 vehicles 24 hours a day for clients in 32 states. Operating since 2002, VTS has experienced double-digit growth over the past four years. VTS operates offices in New York, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Connecticut and Texas, and is the only company in the AVL industry to offer franchise opportunities.