Government Fleet – Issue

July 2016

Cover Story By Daryl Lubinsky
How Reagan Earned Fleet Manager of the Year

Comparing key metrics with other fleets helped Kelly Reagan, fleet administrator for the City of Columbus, Ohio, win the Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award.

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Features

“We never stop learning when we surround ourselves with great people,” Barb Bonansinga said during her acceptance speech for the Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award on June 21. Photo by Nashville Events Coverage. Bonansinga's Lifetime Achievement Award

By Roselynne Reyes

Barb Bonansinga was presented with the 2016 Legendary Lifetime Achievement Award at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference. Her contributions to the industry through associations have helped shape industry standards and best practices.

Photo by Events Coverage Nashville Highlights from GFX 2016

By Staff

This year’s GFX featured new vehicles and technologies, numerous networking opportunities, informative educational sessions, and a celebration of the industry’s top fleets.

Many of  the Leading Fleets awards recipients are pictured here after The Honors Celebration at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference on June 21. Recognizing the 2016 Leading Fleets

By Staff

The Leading Fleets program recognizes public sector fleet organizations for their leadership, efficiency, and vision for the future. The award encourages fleets to strive for excellence.

Photo by Kimberly Pham 6 Hall of Fame Inductees Honored

By Staff

Government Fleet magazine named its third class of Public Fleet Hall of Fame inductees this year, with six fleet professionals added. The award recognizes those who have made a lasting contribution to the industry.

Elite Fleets Tackle New Initiatives

By Staff

The 2016 Elite Fleets — former No. 1 operations — have implemented new projects in the past year as they work on continuous improvement.

The City of Columbus fleet division staff of 121 employees will celebrate the No. 1 fleet award in September. Photo courtesy of City of Columbus A Closer Look at Columbus' Leading Fleet

By Thi Dao

The City of Columbus, Ohio, earned the No. 1 Fleet title among the Leading Fleets by being a leader in alternative fuels and ensuring efficiency.

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Next-Gen Fleet

Facundo Tassara
Find Out What Lies Beneath

By Facundo Tassara
Looking for what lies beneath the surface can help you understand why or help you be equipped to answer some questions — or better yet, proactively address questions that people are thinking but haven’t asked yet.

Don’t Expect Different Results with the Same Strategies

By Facundo Tassara

Driving Notes

Mike Antich
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

By Mike Antich
All-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica is the sixth generation minivan from Chrysler, which re-engineered it from the ground up on an all-new platform. Pacifica replaces the popular, prior generation Chrysler Town & Country.

2017 Volvo S90 AWD

By Paul Clinton

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Why You Should be Bullish About the Future of Fleet Management

By Sherb Brown
Fleet management has migrated from the garage to the Excel spreadsheet. We don’t have to wonder anymore about whether that compact car really is more expensive to operate than a comparable small SUV. Now the data can give us the answer.

Focusing on the Vehicle Delivery Process

By Sherb Brown

FleetSpeak

Thi Dao
How Are Your Customer Interactions?

By Thi Dao
A positive motor pool experience means fleets are providing a streamlined experience for their customers.

A Reminder About Fleet Liability

By Thi Dao

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