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Four West Coast Cities Seek to Purchase up to 24,000 EVs

San Francisco Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray are seeking feedback from OEMs and upfitters regarding electrified transportation and port equipment.

Elite Fleets Tackle New Initiatives

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

Elite Fleets Honored at GFX

Government Fleet staff honored the 2014 Elite Fleets today at the Government Fleet Expo & Conference (GFX). The Elite Fleets are: City of Culver City, Calif.; City of Portland, Ore.; City of Seattle; and City of Troy, Mich.

Trio of City Fleets Honored for CFMO Certifications

The Government Fleet Management Alliance presented the cities of Anaheim, Calif.; Portland, Ore.; and Mesa, Ariz.; with crystal awards for their recent completion of the Certified Fleet Management Operation (CFMO) program.

Indirect vs. Direct Labor: How to Hit the Magic 70%

Direct labor can be summed up as time on task, or any time spent doing a specific task or repair. The work order is open, and as soon as the technician clocks in to perform preventive maintenance, for example, that counts as direct labor. The issue of monitoring and managing indirect labor costs is important because time is so important to fleet management.