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January 11, 2018

Low-Budget Greening for Fleets and Maintenance Facilities

From becoming a more environmentally friendly shop to increasing utilization and right-sizing vehicles, fleets can take a number of steps for a cleaner fleet and operation.

January 30, 2017

Choosing Motor Pool Over Reimbursement

Establishing a motor pool for employee use rather than reimbursing for every trip can result in lower costs, higher utilization, and a more efficient fleet operation. But it has its limitations.

January 20, 2017

W.Va. Governor's Office Reduces Fleet

After an audit last year failed to get an accurate count of the state's fleet, West Virginia's new governor has vowed to examine state spending more closely. To start, Gov. Jim Justice is cutting five vehicles from his office.

August 22, 2013

U.S. DOD Should Eliminate 511 Non-Tactical Vehicles and Review Vehicle Mileage, Report Says

A new report from the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) says the federal agency should eliminate 511 out of a total of 774 non-tactical vehicles in the department’s fleet.

January 14, 2013

Pennsylvania Reduces State Fleet by 16 Percent in 2012

The Sharon Herald reported that the State of Pennsylvania has reduced the size of its vehicle fleet by more than 16% but that it hasn’t been able to reduce the amount of gas purchased for business travel.

December 18, 2012

Audit Recommends Nevada Highway Patrol Reduce Fleet Size

CARSON CITY, NV - The Internal Affairs division said reducing the fleet size could save up to $7.2 million in one-time purchase costs and up to $1.8 million annually.

September 28, 2012

Consultants Say Albuquerque Should Reduce Fleet Size by 20%

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – A new report from consulting company Matrix Consulting Group stated in a preliminary report that the City should reduce its fleet’s size by 660 vehicles out of a total of 3,300 currently in operation.

August 28, 2012

California Eliminates 7,112 Vehicles From State Fleet

SACRAMENTO, CA - California’s Governor Jerry Brown issued an executive order, B-2-11, in January of 2011 to reduce the size of the passenger vehicle fleet operated by the State by half, if not more.

August 22, 2012

Pennsylvania Auctions 510 Fleet Vehicles as Part of Rightsizing Effort

HARRISBURG, PA - The State’s General Services Secretary Sheri Phillips said this auction was one of the largest the State has conducted.

August 8, 2012

U.S. Air Force Right-Sizes Non-Combat Ground Fleet

WASHINGTON – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) showed that the U.S. Air Force has worked to right-size its fleet since 2005, reducing its total size by 7%.

August 3, 2012

GAO Report Says 7% Growth in Federal Fleet Size Masks Right-sizing in Several Agencies

WASHINGTON - One-third of the 24 agencies, those with the largest number of vehicles, covered in the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report reduced their fleet size by 2% during this period.

July 3, 2012

Junction City Brings Public Works & Fleet Maintenance Back In-House

JUNCTION CITY, KS - After nine years of outsourcing Public Works functions, the City of Junction City, Kan., transferred Public Works duties, including fleet maintenance, back in-house. The City still owns most of its Public Works fleet and has entered into a lease-purchase agreement for the rest of the equipment.

May 9, 2012

Springfield, Ill., Fleet Study Says City Should Centralize Fleet Management

SPRINGFIELD, IL - CST found a number of areas where the City can improve operations, from record-keeping to centralizing fleet management and facilities.

January 20, 2012

Chicago Dept. of Sanitation Improves Recycling Fleet Efficiency in Managed Competition

CHICAGO - The recycling managed competition program was between two private sector companies – Midwest Metal Management and Waste Management – and Department of Sanitation Services (DSS) workers.

November 30, 2011

Bergen County Cuts Fleet by 123 Vehicles

HACKENSACK, NJ - County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan said the County has auctioned 123 take-home vehicles and reduced its fleet’s fuel use by 22,000 gallons, which saved approximately $66,000.

November 15, 2011

Tulsa Brings In $800,000 From Auction

TULSA, OK - Some of the vehicles sold were identified in the audit conducted by CST Fleet Services, which recommended reducing the fleet’s size by 568 vehicles.

October 7, 2011

City of Las Cruces Reduces Fleet by 251 Assets

LAS CRUCES, NM - This right-sizing effort is part of an effort to identify efficiencies and cost savings, according to the City, and constitutes a 23 percent reduction in the fleet's size.

September 30, 2011

GFC: City of Tulsa Developing Sustainability Plan

DALLAS - The City is working with a fleet consultant to find ways to reduce its fleet's emissions and fuel costs, for example by converting vehicles to CNG.

August 26, 2011

Wisconsin DNR to Cut Fleet Costs as Part of Restructuring Effort

MADISON, WI –Wisconsin’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is now the State’s first “Enterprise Agency” pilot, giving it increased operating flexibility but requiring it cut to fleet-related costs.

August 11, 2011

Honolulu Begins Consolidated Motor Pool Pilot Program

HONOLULU - The City and County of Honolulu is consolidating 44 passenger vehicles from six departments into one motor pool to reduce fleet size, improve utilization, and lower maintenance costs.

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