TAG SEARCH RESULT: Outsourcing

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February 15, 2018

Newark Brings Street Sweeping In House

After an unsatisfactory experience with a vendor, the City of Newark, N.J., has decided to bring street sweeping services in house, and has purchased eight new sweepers.

January 29, 2018

Fla. Sheriff Contracts with New Maintenance Provider

The Broward County (Fla.) Sheriff’s Department has entered into a five-year, $5 million fleet maintenance and management contract with Vector Fleet Management for its 2,800 vehicles.

January 9, 2018

Colorado Springs’ Outsourced Maintenance Plan Lags on Savings

The City of Colorado Springs, Colo., expected to save $2 million in the first three years of its outsourced maintenance contract but has saved just $1.4 million.

December 20, 2017

N.J. Communities Save with Shared Maintenance

Shared fleet maintenance has become more widespread in New Jersey in the last several years, as the Cumberland County Improvement Authority (CCIA) Fleet Maintenance Services has grown to service eight public agencies.

December 5, 2017

Texas City Awards $11.6M Maintenance Contract

The City of Arlington, Texas, has awarded its fleet management, maintenance, and repair contract for all municipal vehicles to First Vehicle Services.

December 4, 2017

N.Y. Municipality Moves to Fuel Cards

The City of Ogdensburg, N.Y., is removing its two 6,000-gallon fuel tanks used for storing diesel and gasoline and will begin using fuel cards for its 90-vehicle fleet.

November 27, 2017

Ind. City Debates In-House Refuse Collection

Officials at the City of Lake Station, Ind., recently voted to keep refuse collection in house rather than outsource it. The aging fleet needs to be replaced, which may require a rate increase.

November 17, 2017

Pa. City Approves $7M Maintenance Outsourcing Contract

The City of Allentown, Pa., has approved a three-year, $7 million fleet maintenance contract with its previous provider, choosing it over a proposal by the union to conduct the work in house.

November 10, 2017

Ohio City Adds Trucks to Plow County, State Roads

The City of New Franklin, Ohio, is taking over plowing county and state roads and will purchase two Mack snow plow vehicles and hire two seasonal truck drivers.

November 6, 2017

Texas County to Centralize Fleet, Hire Administrator

Under a new plan, Smith County, Texas, will centralize fleet operations under one administrator who will serve as the point of contact for a third-party provider.

October 26, 2017

Ind. County Reverses Centralized Maintenance Plan

Rather than transferring funds to the commissioners to run the garage, the council opted to direct funding to the Sheriff’s Department.

October 20, 2017

Union Pressure Stalls $7M Fleet Maintenance Contract

Facing conflicting reports on costs and union pressure, the City of Allentown, Pa., council voted to table a $7 million contract for fleet maintenance.

September 13, 2017

Ga. City Report: In-House Maintenance Will Not Cut Costs

A report presented to the City of Augusta, Ga., fleet subcommittee estimated that bringing fleet in house would come out to $4.42 million. The cost to continue outsourcing was estimated at $4.39 million.

September 5, 2017

Ind. County Explores Fleet Consolidation

Lake County, Ind., commissioners say fleet consolidation will save money on fuel, reduce maintenance costs, and help the county move toward a more regular vehicle replacement plan.

August 4, 2017

Colorado Springs, Serco Work to Resolve Fleet Pricing Dispute

After filing a second lawsuit against the City of Colorado Springs, Colo., fleet maintenance provider Serco now says it’s working with the city on an amendment to its fleet services contract.

June 27, 2017

Tampa Boosts 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.

May 23, 2017

S.C. County Opens $1M Fleet Facility

Georgetown County, S.C., has opened a new, $1 million, 12,000 square-foot fleet maintenance building for its contracted fleet staff.

May 12, 2017

N.C. City to Decide on Ending Maintenance Contract

The City of Fayetteville, N.C., has one year to decide if it will terminate its fleet maintenance contract with a utility, which has been performing the city’s maintenance work for at least 12 years.

May 3, 2017

Ill. City Pilots Fire Engine Models and Maintenance Providers

Naperville City Council (Ill.) approved $1.4 million to pilot two fire engine models and two maintenance service plans over the next 10 years to determine which better withstands the test of time.

April 10, 2017

Colorado Springs Sued by Fleet Maintenance Provider

The City of Colorado Springs is facing a lawsuit from its fleet maintenance provider, which says it requires a 22% price increase for 2017 to meet its operating needs.

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