The winner of the 2009 Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year Award, Doug Weichman of Palm Beach County, Fla., has saved millions by expanding fuel contracts and right-sizing the County’s fleet.
Fleet professional Frank Morgan invited friends and neighbors to celebrate his MBA achievement. The party sparked a grassroots project to support U.S. military veterans and their families.
The District of Columbia reduced its fleet size without sacrificing needed vehicles. Determining a reduction target was the first step.
Operating a 90-percent alternative-fuel fleet brings the City of Las Vegas to the forefront of the “going green” movement. The City utilizes its green fleet to prove alt-fuel viability.
When Dave Cole at the City of Glendale, Calif. could not find qualified technicians for his shop, he partnered with a local college to set up an internship program.
Are you paid enough? In 2008, public sector fleet manager salaries increased more than $4,200 over 2007 figures. By region, fleet managers in the West continue to pull in the highest salaries.