Learn to improve your fleet’s productivity by attending a workshop for fleet industry professionals aimed to provide you with essential tools and methods to meet the challenges of new technologies, competition, higher operating expenses, and the ability to provide better service at a lower cost. This workshop is being offered in conjunction with Fleet Expo, October 7 at the Meadowlands Convention Center in Secaucus, NJ. The workshop, sponsored by the University of Washington and taught by 35-year, fleet-management veteran John Dolce, offers Fleet Expo attendees a discount of $75 and the opportunity to: Meet your strategic goals for 2004. Establish a practical vehicle-replacement program. Audit your present operation and immediately increase profitability by 5 percent. Examine your operation’s current status and gain knowledge and techniques to proactively manage fleet activities. Engage in active group discussion and case studies with your peers. Benefit from the instructor’s vast real-world experience and practical knowledge. Earn continuing education units/professional development hours from the University of Washington. During the workshop, from 8 am to 5 p.m., you will learn about lifecycle budgeting, vehicle replacement strategies, replacement support systems, effective benchmarking, cost-control policies, in-house versus outside maintenance management, trend analysis, and capital and operating budget. Attendees will receive a comprehensive notebook written by Dolce, a certificate of completion awarding .7 continuing education units or seven professional development hours from the University of Washington, and refreshments. The registration fee is $255 for Fleet Expo attendees or $330 for the workshop only. For more information or to register, contact Emily West at Engineering Professional Programs: (866) 791-1275, (206) 221-3935; e-mail: uw-epp@engr.washington.edu, west@engr.washington.edu; or visit the Web site:

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