Procurement

Pictured are Carlos Hicks, Tampa technician, and Porfirio Toro, MANCON parts specialist. Photo courtesy of MANCON

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Tampa Boosts Fleet Productivity by Outsourcing Parts

Since the City of Tampa, Fla., began outsourcing its parts room in January, the fleet has been able to improve technician productivity, improve parts availability, and streamline its procurement processes.

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Agile Fleet Awarded NJPA National Contract

For the second consecutive time, Agile Fleet has been awarded a national contract for fleet management and related technology by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA).

Photo courtesy of City of San Diego

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San Diego Tests Air Tanker to Combat Wildfires

The City of San Diego, Calif., is testing a single engine air tanker to combat wildfires. The Fire Boss is an amphibious, fixed-wing aircraft that can carry up to 800 gallons of water.

Photo via Flickr/Budi Nusyirwan

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Los Angeles FD Approved for Drones

City of Los Angeles officials approved a Fire Department (LAFD) plan to use drones, making it one of the first major metropolitan fire departments with a significant drone program.

Photo via Wikimedia/CGP Grey

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Oklahoma City FD Purchases 20 New Fire Engines

The Oklahoma City Fire Department has added 20 fire engines to its fleet. The trucks feature different interior configurations, but the agency hopes to benefit from two standardized engines.

Photo via Flickr/Jason Lawrence

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New York City Seeks More Diversity from Truck Vendors

New York City has launched a new procurement initiative to help expand vendor participation in the city fleet’s trucking and specialized equipment procurements.

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GPS Insight Awarded NJPA Contract

GPS Insight, a technology provider of tailored telematics solutions for government fleets, announced it has been awarded a contract to provide its telematics solutions to government agencies by the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA).

Photo via Flickr/Brandon Giesbrecht

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Mo. City Approves $5M to Replace Fire Trucks

Generally, the Jefferson City (Mo.) Fire Department replaces its trucks every 20 years, and each truck is kept on the frontline for 10 years before being transferred to reserves.

Photo courtesy of Toyota

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Calif. Lifeguards Receive 35 Toyota Vehicles

Toyota donated 35 new SUVs and pickup trucks to the City of San Diego, Calif., lifeguards, and agreed to maintain and service the vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Enterprise

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Ky. City to Lease Vehicles

The City of Glasgow, Ky., is expected to take delivery of about two dozen vehicles through open-ended leases — half of these vehicles will go to the Police Department.

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