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Share Your Great Fleet Idea at GFX

All public sector fleet professionals are invited to submit an idea that has improved efficiency in the fleet operation, whether it's in the shop, on the field, or before vehicles are even purchased.

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Bright Ideas to Improve Your Fleet

Fleet managers from 11 fleets across the country share the ways they have increased efficiency, productivity, and customer satisfaction through small changes to their operation.

14 New Ideas For Fleet Improvement

Small changes can sometimes make a big difference within fleet operations. Fleet professionals share the improvements they’ve made to their own fleets, the results, and how others can do the same.

Bright Ideas: Fleet Manager Creates Innovative Vehicle Justification Model

When David Vasquez created a vehicle justification model to better assess take-home vehicle need, he not only lowered costs by avoiding excess commuter miles, but also gained a better handle on costs of ownership.

Bright Ideas: Technology

Effective uses of technology include a keyless internal work order system, online auctions, and walkie-talkies to replace traditional radio systems.

Bright Ideas: Productivity/Staffing

San Antonio Water Systems completed quality of life initiatives to increase staff productivity. Other government fleets used a training matrix, created learning and networking opportunities, installed internet in shop waiting areas, and started a youth internship program.

Bright Ideas: Shop/Facilities/Parts

In-house emissions testing can cut vehicle downtime, while recycling scrap metal and used oil can help cover shop expenses.

Bright Ideas: Safety

Disaster preparation, quality inspection, bumper stickers, and cutting lead from operations are just some ways these fleets ensure safety.

Bright Ideas: Replacement

Some bright ideas include a replacement plan based on priority, annual calculations of replacement points, and a cash-only plan.

Bright Ideas: Maintenance

Fleets can utilize automated preventative maintenance systems, take on maintenance for other fleet operations, brand tires to prevent theft, and implement a multi-work shift schedule to maximize productivity.