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What to Do When OEMs Stop Making Your Vehicle

Step 1: Don’t panic. Step 2: Follow these steps…

In the City of Long Beach, beach patrol vehicles and washed every day and inspected regularly. Photo courtesy of City of Long Beach


Beach Patrol Vehicles: What to Know Before You Buy

From uneven terrain to rusting from saltwater, here are the things fleet managers look for when getting the most of out their vehicles for beach patrols.

Due to the variety of public sector fleets, it can be difficult to set standards for replacements. Heavy-duty equipment, for example, cannot be measured against the same standard as sedans. Photo: Getty Images


Catching Up on Fleet Vehicle Replacements

Eight years after the Great Recession, fleets across the country are still recovering. Fleet managers share how their teams got through it and obtained the necessary funding for replacements.

Public agencies can use cooperative contracts to purchase their fleet vehicles. Photo: Getty Images


Procurement & Fleet: Working Collaboratively Through Cooperative Contracting

Cooperative procurement can help fleets acquire vehicles quicker, for less money, and for situations such as after natural disasters.

The Collier County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Office has found that standardizing boat engines with those of on-road vehicles makes maintenance easier. Photo courtesy of Collier County Sheriff


Emergency Response Boats: What to Know Before You Buy

Marine units allow coastal emergency responders to extend their services to the water. Here’s what they look for when adding boats to their fleets.


Can Fleets Subscribe to a Vehicle?

For fleets, technology is enabling a more efficient way to use vehicles, increase utilization, and more precisely match the type of vehicle to usage.

When choosing the right upfitter, fleets should consider parts and service availability and local support from the vendor. Photo courtesy of Auto Truck Group


Lighter, Safer, More Efficient: What’s New in Vehicle Upfitting?

As fleets get leaner and more versatile, their upfitting choices are evolving to meet new needs and keep up with the industry. We spoke to upfitting experts about what fleets should know.

Many leasing agreements offer maintenance packages, an added benefit for fleets struggling to meet maintenance needs. Photo courtesy of Enterprise


Leasing: A Budget & Maintenance Solution

Leasing allows fleets to modernize their equipment faster, and for some fleets, can also solve maintenance problems — including easing technician workload and reducing maintenance needs.


GFX Exclusive: All About Purchasing Contracts, with Tammy Rimes

Most attention gets spent on putting a contract in place — with the development of a bid, evaluation of proposals, and final contract negotiation. But what about contract management? Learn from Tammy Rimes about this topic at GFX.

Osceola County is standardizing its fleet so all heavy-duty trucks use the same engine, transmission, and tires. Photo courtesy of Osceola County


Standardizing Vehicles to Streamline Operations

Some fleets have been able to save on parts, increase efficiency, and target their technician training by standardizing vehicles. Fleet managers share their experiences and a few best practices.



Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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