On top of having the best team of customer-focused, proactive Project Managers, Ruggles Sign uses a proprietary job tracking software to manage all aspects of a project; including proposals, sign specifications, project notes, construction dates, and key personnel for each project. We utilize this information for reports, forecasts, maintenance, and rebranding.
At Ruggles Sign, project information is well organized and securely stored in the cloud for easy access in-house or off-site. We can quickly provide you with the critical project information you need.
Our team of project managers will follow your project from start to finish:
- Initial Code Research
- Customer Approvals
- Landlord Approvals
- Sign Permits
- Communication with General Contractors, Site Superintendents, and other trades, as need; this type of communication and attention to detail will ensure survey, installation, and final inspections are promptly scheduled and the job completed on time & on budget.
project management system
Ruggles Sign uses a custom-built, sign industry specific, project tracking software to manage all aspects of a project. From proposals, sign details, notes, construction dates, key personnel for each project, etc., all of this information securely stored for ease of historical and forecasting reports as well as for future maintenance and rebranding possibilities.
At Ruggles Sign, we pride ourselves in organizing our data for ease of search and quick access to all pertinent information. We have gathered & stored invaluable information for all of our projects going back (25) years. Be it plans, drawings, permits, survey photos, survey details, you name it, we have it at our fingertips. If you ever need a report on your projects, we can have that for you almost immediately!
All project information is securely stored in the cloud for our Project Management and Administrative Teams to access remotely, if needed. It is our goal to be able to provide our customers what they want when they want, wherever we are, be it in office or out of office.
Ruggles Sign and our sign partners across the globe have relationships with all the local municipalities. Through initial code research and conversations with municipality employees, we are able to provide you with all the sign details needed for your design concepts.
We have developed quality relationships with landlords across the globe as well. Using the project plans, customer direction, and sign code specifics, we will put together sign submittal drawings for review by landlords as well as local municipalities. We will follow up and secure all said approvals so we can get your signs in production, out the door and installed in a timely manner.
Design & Manufacturing
Ruggles Sign offers full service design capability. Our designers work closely with your architects and designers to produce sign specification drawings. When design and drawings are not enough, we are happy to provide sample colors and materials, or build a sample letter or sign, so you can evaluate exactly how the signage will work within your concept. We want you to receive the exact sign you envision!
Our Design & Manufacturing Teams work hand-in-hand to provide you with high level, quality sign drawings. Ruggles Sign submittal drawings serve many purposes: customer examination, landlord review, municipality analysis, as well as fabrication details (material, colors, fabrication specifications, installation material/parts/details). It is important to us that all parties see all they need to bring your sign to fruition; this includes other trades that may need such details for their scope of work on the project.
delivery & installation
Ruggles Sign fabricates custom packages/crates for signs to ship worldwide. Custom shapes or sizes are no problem. Our logistics team custom carefully considers many factors when engineering and building sign crates including weight, dimensions, value, fragility, and final destination requirements. Whether your sign requires a solid wood crate or custom, internationally rated materials, we make it happen along with all of the associated paperwork. Inside our crates and boxes, you will find custom packaging, blocking, bracing, and foam to support and protect your sign. These critical elements ensure your signage arrives safely, damage free, and on time.
Your signage deserves an exceptional installation. Ruggles Sign has established partnerships with sign installers throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and Great Britain. These partnerships allow us to have sign packages installed in any location and affords the flexibility to execute multiple installations at the same time.
Our team constantly evaluates our installation partners for proper insurance coverages, as well as the quality and timeliness of their installation work, while firmly managing cost.
Ruggles Sign maintains our own fleet of trucks for regional installations and maintenance calls. We typically travel in a 200-mile radius of our facility and we will go beyond for a special project.
Our goal is to provide you with unsurpassed customer service. We want to be your partner through the entire process - let us manage your sign program!