R3 Award: Hugo Ruiz

The 2019 September R3 Excellence Award goes to Hugo Ruiz, a Route ServiceTech for South Orange County. Hugo has been with Strategic since February 2018. Hugo is proactive in finding solutions and never hesitates to be there for his team members. He is Respectful, Reliable and Responsible! Praise for Hugo “It’s a pleasure to have…

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R3 Award: Juan Ramos

The 2019 July R3 Excellence Award goes to Juan Ramos, a General Lead ServiceTech for Orange County. Juan has been with Strategic since March 2018. Juan is an excellent team member who always has a smile on his face. He’s Respectful, Reliable and Responsible. Congratulations Juan! Praise for Juan “Juan is a good lead. He’s…

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Julio Lopez-Guzman

R3 Award: Julio Lopez-Guzman

The 2019 May R3 Excellence Award goes to Julio Lopez-Guzman, a General ServiceTech for Orange County, Los Angeles and the Inland Empire. Julio has been with Strategic since June 2018. Julio has a great attitude, he’s always friendly and willing to go the extra mile to help his team and communities.  Thank you, Julio, for…

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R3 Award: Arturo Rodriguez

The 2019 March R3 Excellence Award goes to Arturo Rodriguez, an experienced Route ServiceTech for Central Orange County. Arturo has worked for Strategic for two and a half years. He’s dependable, hardworking and a great example of route service excellence. Our customers are thankful for him and so are we!   Praise for Arturo “We…

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Efrain Segura

R3 Award: Efrain Segura

The 2019 January R3 Excellence Award goes to Efrain Segura, a Route ServiceTech for South Orange County. Efrain joined Strategic in May 2015. Throughout the years he has always been Respectful, Reliable and Responsible. Congratulations Efrain! Praise for Efrain “Efrain is a dependable coworker. In the last two years, we have received nothing but positive…

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Luis Pedroza

R3 Award: Luis Pedroza

The 2018 November R3 Excellence Award goes to Luis Pedroza, a General ServiceTech for Orange County. Luis joined us in May and since then he has gone above and beyond for his team. Luis is Respectful, Reliable and Responsible! Congratulations to Luis for winning the R3 Excellence Award! Praise for Luis “Luis has shown leadership…

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Elmer Lopez

R3 Award: Elmer Lopez

The 2018 September R3 Excellence Award goes to Elmer Lopez, a General ServiceTech for Orange County and the Inland Empire. Elmer joined Strategic in February 2018 and since then he has proven himself to be an outstanding team member. Elmer is always cheerful and greets everyone with a smile! He’s a great teacher and happily…

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Santiago Zanabria

R3 Award: Santiago Zanabria

The 2018 June R3 Excellence Award goes to Santiago Zanabria, a Route Serviceman for Orange County. Santiago has worked for Strategic for 2 and a half years! Praise for Santiago “I want to give a big thank you to Santiago [for] giving the best service here at Saddleback Ranch every time [he] comes out to…

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How RUBS Can Save on Operating Costs

Ratio Utility Billing System (RUBS) is how many multi-family housing communities fairly divide the cost of shared utilities. RUBS usually includes water, electric, gas, and trash. RUBS splits the costs of utilities through a formula. As a billing system, RUBS can be used to bill residents for all resident-specific utilities. What does this mean for…

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Managing Trash at Podium Communities

Podium-style communities are growing in popularity. However, they can pose more maintenance challenges than traditional garden-style communities due to their layout and high density of residents. Having more moving pieces makes dealing with trash problems more difficult. For example, in a garden-style community, common trash problems include: Missed Pickups Messy Enclosures While managers of podium-style…

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