Preventing Equipment Theft
With the cost of equipment theft reaching between $300 million and $1 billion every year, fleet managers must take theft prevention seriously. Fortunately, crime trends can help fleets gain a greater understanding of the problem — and these simple tips can help fight it.
Refurbishing Off-Road Equipment
When off-road equipment doesn't measure up in terms of performance or emissions requirements, fleets don't have to make the investment in brand-new units. For the City of Venture, Calif., refurbishing turned out to be an affordable and environmentally beneficial choice.
Equipment Pools Aid Cost-Cutting and Utilization
Increasingly, Intra- and Interagency government jurisdictions are collaborating to share pooled equipment and vehicles. The practice not only helps procure expensive specialty equipment, but also helps right-size fleets.