Government Fleet – Issue

July 2012

Cover Story By Thi Dao
Campbell Named Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year

Larry Campbell, CPFP, fleet manager director for the city of Fort Wayne, Ind., was named the 2012 public sector fleet manager of the year. Campbell talks to GF about greening the City's fleet, running equipment operator competitions, and learning from management.

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Features

GFX 2012: The Fleet Manager's Conference in Review

By Staff

More than 600 fleet professionals convened in Denver for the 5th annual Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX) on June 18-20.

Elite Fleets Proactively Contend with Industry Challenges

By Cindy Brauer

Accolades aside, managers of three elite fleets, share their proactive approaches in tackling today's vexing fleet challenges.

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Blog

FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
Second-Gen Fleet Professionals

By Thi Dao
I’ve often wondered how much of an influence the parents of second-­generation fleet professionals had on their careers.

Addressing the Recruiting Problem

By Thi Dao

Managing a Police Fleet

Paul Clinton
How to Deal With the Privileges of Rank

By Paul Clinton
In law enforcement, police chiefs, sheriffs, and other top brass have been known to request higher trim grades and other vehicle upgrades, which can present challenges to the public fleet manager who must repurpose the vehicle after the chief switches into a new vehicle.

How Ford's Hybrid Patrol Car Is Different

By Paul Clinton

Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
Perception vs. Facts

By Facundo Tassara
As I am sure everyone has seen in the last several months, perception versus facts (even alternative facts) have been all around us. Unfortunately, it seems fact’s stock has taken a hit and perception, as a mechanism for making decisions, has gone up.

New Year's Resolution

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Paul Clinton
BMW Ultimate Driving Experience

By Paul Clinton
BMW is hosting six Ultimate Driving Experience events around the U.S. this summer and fall that puts drivers behind the wheel of the 2017 540i, the first of five planned 5 Series models in the lineup's seventh generation.

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

By Amy Winter-Hercher

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Who’s Up Next?

By Sherb Brown
Are you taking the time to keep an eye out for the person who is going to fill your chair when you decide to move on?

Keeping Your Eyes on the Prize

By Sherb Brown

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