Automotive Fleet


Government Fleet 100 Best Fleets Seminar - New York, NY

When Apr 15, 2010 - Apr 15, 2010

New York City
Thursday, April 15 | 9AM-2:30PM
Division Of Motor Maintenance
30-03 Review Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101

Investment in yourself (includes lunch): $125 first person; $95 additional team members. You can pay by check or credit card (MasterCard or Visa).

This roundtable discussion by fleet experts from around the country will benchmark and compare NYC best fleet business practices to the 100 Best Fleets in North America.

"A Greener, Leaner Fleet: NYC's Plan to Reduce Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions" will be presented by Melissa Wright-Ellis, Senior Project Manager, Division of Energy Management; Stephen J. Weir, CAFM, Director, Office of Fleet Administration; NYC Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). These presenters will detail the City's success in "greening" its fleet as part of PlaNYC, Mayor Bloomberg's ambitious program to reduce the City's greenhouse gas emissions.

Discussions and handouts will include a comprehensive 14-page fleet audit facilitated by Roger Thompson of Effective Management Decisions. This 14-page audit was developed by the city of Atlanta to prevent privatization of the fleet department.

Director Robert Martinez, Fleet Services Division New York City Police Department, was recognized as one of the 100 Best Fleets in North America for 2009 and was one of the benchmarks in excellence by the Mayor's commission on Fleet efficiencies. With this session you will receive a 3-page fleet business plan of your top priorities for 2010.

Greg Haglin of National Joint Powers Alliance is a governmental organization that has a new way of funding fleets. Phoenix, AZ was able to save over $12 million dollars last year using this strategy. Greg will also demonstrate how not to use RFP s in your purchasing process.

The City of New York was recognized as one of the top 40 Green Fleets in North America in 2009. Ariella Maron, Deputy Commissioner Energy Management will discuss how the City was able to replace vehicles with more fuel efficient, less costly, environmentally friendly choices. It is possible to be lean and green. Clean Cities will discuss their $300 million in grants to fleet managers. In this session you will also receive a template to go green designed for the Government Green Fleet awards.

This forum will also include a panel discussion on future technology for fleet managers. Ninety percent of your decisions are data driven. Learn from the OEM's how to turn data into knowledge for better decisions.

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