The number one challenge facing fl eets is the high cost of fuel. A close second is the technician shortage. Both problems are beyond the control of fleet managers and are putting a squeeze on cost-effective fleet management.
Making a difference by using alternative fuels is a priority for the city and it has hopes that other major cities will follow its example.
Volusia County, Florida, has been named the best public fleet in North America by the 100 Best Fleets Program. The County’s fleet team uses individual and team talents to maximize productivity and enhance operations.
Improved fuel efficiency, lowered operating cost, and improved fleet availability are just a few reasons these fleets are considered the best.
Public sector fleets are not aware of potential tax credits and how to work with dealers to negotiate lower prices. Tax credits are available, and here’s how fleets can utilize them.
The decision to hire a uniformed or civilian fleet manager in a law enforcement agency shouldn’t be based on politics, but on experience and the ability to run the fleet cost efficiently while simultaneously. improving quality.
The iconic chocolate company’s community was the setting for the week-long 2007 National Conference of State Fleet Administrators, which drew representatives from nearly 40 state and university fleet organizations.
Using FuelFocus and FleetFocus, three public sector fleets have managed to control fleet costs, monitor all fuel transactions online and in real-time, and improve overall efficiency.
The City of Westminster, Colo., learned valuable lessons during a December 2006 storm event that severely tested the City’s emergency response and fleet maintenance teams. Teamwork and training were critical to a successful response.
Preparing for emergency situations helps a business or agency recover quickly to resume normal activities. John Clements, fleet manager, San Diego County, Calif., discusses how lessons learned in the past helped shape the county’s response to last fall’s devastating wild fires.