Aladtec Will Attend FDIC – The Premier Firefighter Training, Conference, & Exhibition in the World
Public Safety professionals from around the globe travel to Indianapolis every year for the largest event of it’s kind.
April 19, 2017 – Indianapolis, IN – The 90th annual Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) will be held April 24-29 at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. This PennWell Fire Group event continues to be the world’s largest conference and expo for the fire/rescue sector. Over 32,000 people from 59 countries attended last year. The International Association of Women in Fire & Emergency Service (iWomen) will be holding their Leadership Conference (Taking Charge of Change) at the event this year. It will take place on Monday, April 24th.
The FDIC conference features world-class instructors teaching a variety of classroom sessions. There’s also hands on training, a 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, an expansive exhibition area with over 800 exhibitors featuring a variety of products and services, and much more.
One of the hundreds of exhibitors will be Wisconsin based Aladtec (booth #636). Company representatives will be meeting with customers and also showcasing their popular online employee scheduling and workforce management system. The core of their customer base is within the Public Safety Sector, and the majority of those customers are Fire/Rescue and EMS agencies. System Specialists will be offering guided demos and attendees can sign up for a 14-day trial system at the expo.
Aladtec software easily handles the complex scheduling and unique shift rotations common to fire/rescue departments, and other public safety agencies. The online system also offers a number of workforce management features to improve efficiency, save time, save money, and reduce human error. The system allows process automation; coverage alerts; time & attendance; mobile access; staff messaging; minimum staffing control; advanced reporting; payroll export; certification tracking; and much more.
Today nearly 1,900 organizations subscribe to Aladtec’s online employee scheduling and workforce management software with over 114,000 people using the system throughout North America.
Supporting Quotes from Aladtec Customers:
“Aladtec allows us to configure our crew schedule exactly to what we need. I save countless hours on shift trades, giveaways and OT coverage.”
-Patrick Myers, Assistant Fire Chief, Lawrenceburg Fire Department, IN
“We love just how much the program can do and how easy it is to use – especially the trade and shift giveaway capability,” Lindquist indicates. “Before we were using multiple programs and each had a separate cost. We had individual software programs for scheduling, calendars, equipment and maintenance tracking. Aladtec has everything we need all in one place at a fair price. We have also moved our office forms online to our Aladtec system. We track equipment and vehicle maintenance, incident reports, emergency medical card information for our staff, and daily driver checks.”
-Leslie Lindquist, Rescue Chief, Saint Michael’s College Fire and Rescue, Colchester, VT
“I estimate we’re saving about 100 hours a month by using Aladtec. Gaining all these hours allows us to dedicate more time to a variety of important civic duties, resulting in a positive impact on the communities we serve. The mobile functionality makes it accessible to everyone all the time, which is perfect for our volunteer and part-time staff.”
-Landon Churchill, Engineer/EMT, Colorado River Fire Rescue, Rifle, CO
“Finding a workforce management system that’s easy to use was our main focus. Aladtec is ideal because it’s user friendly for all levels of computer capabilities. We tried the free demo and immediately saw the advantages of the system’s online schedule, customizable forms, various reporting options and a number of other valuable features.”
-Susan Cabot, Secretary, Austintown Fire Department, Youngstown, OH
“The Shift Commander can send out specific group or individual texts when station assignments change. When this occurs, it is recorded and ensures that they got the message. From an administrative overview, we can see what’s being made and it’s all documented – regarding detailed texts, emails, time off requests, etc. The fact that we can record these notifications and review any discrepancies asserted by our personnel is important. Plus, the attendance accrual tracking is a great feature as well.”
-Deputy Fire Chief Timothy Smith, Falmouth Fire Rescue Department, Falmouth, MA
About Aladtec: They proudly provide online employee scheduling and workforce management software to nearly 1,900 organizations, primarily within the Public Safety Sector. These customers count on Aladtec every day to help them save time and improve efficiency. For information about their affordable industry specific options, or to try a free demo, please visit: www.aladtec.com