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Fla. Association Awards Student Scholarship

The Florida Association of Governmental Fleet Administrators (FLAGFA) recently presented a $2,500 scholarship gift to a Palm Beach State College Automotive and Diesel Service Technology student.

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Overcoming Delayed Vehicle Deliveries

Late vehicle deliveries can throw off a government agency’s operations and leave fleet managers scrambling to keep older vehicles running. What can fleets do about delivery delays?

Best Practices in Fleet Remarketing Partnerships

Public fleets teaming up on vehicle remarketing, whether with another public agency or a private auctioneer, talk about how they do it and what they’ve learned.

Is Technical Experience Necessary for Fleet Managers?

Despite not having technical backgrounds, fleet managers with administrative experience bring a variety of advantages to their departments.

Can Green Fleets Survive Without Government Funding?

Federal funding for alternative fuels may be slowing down. How will this affect government fleet adoption of alternative fuels?

15 Ways to Improve Your In-House Parts Room

Looking to improve your in-house parts room? From re-evaluating your parts purchasing methods to reviewing inventory management, here are some best practices and new initiatives for parts room management.

Battersby, Fleet Manager of the Year, Gets the Job Done

Richard Battersby, CAFM, CPFP, director of Fleet Services for the University of California, Davis is this year’s Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year. Battersby’s accomplishments include improving operation efficiency, encouraging employees to implement great ideas, and correcting an operating deficit of $800,000 annually over three years.

3 Finalists Chosen for 2013 Fleet Manager of the Year Award

Government Fleet named three finalists for the Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year award, which honors fleet managers for accomplishments in the prior year.

Female Faces in Fleet

While more women join public fleets on the management side, the number of female technicians remains low. The challenge comes in finding females who have an interest in automotive technology but are just not aware of fleet — and letting them know that whether it’s on the shop floor or in management, there’s a place in the industry for them.

16 Nominated for Fleet Manager of the Year

The Public Sector Fleet Manager of the Year award recognizes the best in the industry. Sixteen candidates were nominated for the award.