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<p><em>Photo by Vince Taroc</em></p> GFX: The Public Fleet Manager's Conference in Review
Taking place June 2-4 at the San Diego Convention Center Jun3 2-4, the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) included plenty of networking opportunities, a choice of 15 breakout educational sessions, and an expo floor packed with new technologies, vehicles, and products.
<p>The Leading Fleets awards recipients are pictured here at GFX. <em>Photo by Vince Taroc</em></p> Recognizing the 2014 Leading Fleets
The Leading Fleets awards program recognizes 50 public sector fleet organizations for their leadership, efficiency, and vision for the future. The award, open to public fleets, encourages fleets to strive for excellence.
<p><em>Photo of Paul Condron by Vince Taroc.</em></p> Winning the 2014 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award
Paul Condran, fleet services manager for the City of Culver City, Calif., has had plenty to be proud of over his near 30-year career — including being named 2014 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year.
<p>Regenerative air sweepers, such as this Elgin Crosswind sweeper, are typically used in municipal applications on streets, parking lots, and alleyways.&nbsp;<em>Photo courtesy of Elgin</em></p> The State of Street Sweepers
Street sweepers are evolving to meet user demand. From brooms to vacuums to air sweepers, fleet managers have more purchasing choices than ever before.
<p>When it began its Fleet Forward program, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) had 16,000 vehicles and pieces of equipment. It has identified 4,000 vehicles to sell.&nbsp;<em>Photo courtesy of Michael Amador/TXDOT</em></p> Keep the Lines of Communication Open When Reducing Fleet Size
Fleets are conducting utilization studies to determine the right number of vehicles to use. To get buy-in from affected departments, they’re working to get employees and drivers to take ownership of the fleet reduction policy.

Products

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<p><em>Photo courtesy of Stertil Koni</em></p> ST 1065 Mobile Column Lift Stertil-Koni’s ST 1065 mobile column lifts are specifically engineered for safely raising industrial off-road vehicles with large wheel diameters. View more info
Water Pump With the addition of new part numbers to its line of premium performance water pumps, FMI Automotive has increased its vehicle coverage, now including the Ford F-150 pickup. View more info
Commercial T/A All-Season 2 Light Truck Tires BFGoodrich Tires has developed a full range of light truck tires that now includes the new BFGoodrich Commercial T/A All-Season 2 tire, designed for small fleets. View more info
Duralec Lubricants Royal Purple's Duralec line of synthetic lubricants includes the Super, Ultra, ATF, MTF, and Gear Oil HD products designed to optimize equipment performance in the construction, mining, agriculture, over-the-road trucking, and heavy-duty fleet markets. View more info
Toolgate The Toolgate is a tool storage solution that bolts on to the lift gate of a light-duty pickup truck. The Toolgate comes with a lift assist and divider system to help open the lid and organize tool storage. View more info

Research and Best Practices

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Fleet Maintenance Management System Best Practices

See how one fleet implemented a universal system to reduce operating costs, instill accountability, save time and increase efficiency.

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Managing Government Fleet Mandates: How Verizon Networkfleet Can Help to Exceed Your Fleet Optimization Goals
Today’s government fleet managers face a wide array of fleet management challenges. This eBook will show you how to optimize fleet performance and productivity in order to contend with shrinking budgets and meet or exceed government regulations on fleet size and emissions.