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Vehicle Fleet Management and Operations
Jun 29, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017
By attending this training on Vehicle Fleet Management and Operations, delegates will have a strategic understanding and insights on the specific processes and systems involved in fleet management. Delegates will gain in-depth knowledge of fleet management process such as fleet management information system and analytical tools, performance measurement and bench-marking, outsourcing and supplier management.
On Day 2, delegates will learn how to manage vehicle allocation and vehicle replacement. Upon completion of this training, delegates will walk away with the right skills and knowledge to develop a fleet management business plan that is coherent within one’s organisation.
Key Takeaways from Attending This Workshop:
- IDENTIFY the fundamentals of an effective fleet management program
- REDUCE the risks associated with vehicle investment
- IMPROVE efficiency, productivity and MINIMISE overall fleet management costs
- MAXIMISE return on investment by analysing various alternatives for vehicle acquisition
- ADOPT fleet management information systems, analytical tools and methods to support the decision-making process
- IMPLEMENT fleet performance measurement system to ascertain fleet consistency
- INCREASE overall fleet cost effectiveness by developing fleet management cost plan
- GENERATE appropriate fleet systems and procedures that enable effective management controls to be in place
Directors, General Managers, Head of Departments, Managers, Supervisors, Executives of:
- Fleet Management
- Supply Chain
- Carrier Management
From the following sector:
- Chemical and Petrochemical
- Food & Beverage
- Freight and Logistics
- Oil and Gas
- Retailers and Hypermarkets
- Semiconductor & Electronics
- Warehouse Distribution
Course Trainer is the President of Mercury Associates Inc, who has 33 years of consulting experience. He has worked with a wide array of organisations from the public, private and investor-owned utility on fleet management and operation issues. He has delivered presentations and workshops on fleet management best practices to more than 50 organisations in 20 countries across the globe.
To add on, he is an internationally recognised expert in the determination of both vehicle and fleet costs. In the area of vehicle cost determination, he has utilised life cycle cost analysis methods to determine optimal vehicle and equipment replacement cycles and to evaluate the effectiveness of organisations’ fleet replacement practices. He has used similar techniques as an expert witness in class-action lawsuits with tens of millions of dollars in claims resulting from the under reimbursement of employees for the use of their personal vehicles for business purposes.
He has directed research studies for entities such as the RAND Corporation and the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies; and served as an expert witness in more than a dozen class-action lawsuits and arbitrations. He also has authored articles for a large number of transportation and fleet industry journals.
He also served as the only non-governmental member of the steering committee that founded the National Conference of State Fleet Administrators in 1986. He has co-authored research reports and/or fleet management manuals for NAFA, the American Public Works Association, the National Cooperative Highway Research Program, and RAND Corporation.
He has published articles in such periodicals as Fleet Executive, Automotive Fleet, Fleet Financials, Government Fleet, Utility Fleet Management, American Cityand County, CarNation, and APWA Reporter magazines and INC.com; has given interviews on fleet management topics to such publications as Bloomberg, Governing, City and State, Government Purchasing; Transport Technology Today, CNNfn, Truck Fleet Management, Police Fleet Manager, FLOTA (Poland), Light and Medium Truck, and World Trade Magazine.
“Those that attended (Trainer's presentation) were quite interested in the discussion. In fact several people came up to me later in the day to mention how interesting they thought the topic was, and to thank me for how much they had learned.”
- Transport Manager
“Trainer’s Rent-Lease-Buy Decision Making presentation at Las Vegas was very informative. Thank You!”
- Logistics Manager
“I’ve been in the business for over 30 years and am still looking for that crystal ball to help with decisions. (Trainer's) presentation was the best guide I’ve seen to date.”
- Fleet Manager
“The FedFleet planning committee recommended asking Trainer back to speak at our conference again this year. Two sessions (he has) done in the past that received great evaluations and are of interest to fleet managers were Measuring your Fleet’s Performance and Cost Charge Back Systems in Fleet Management.”
- Fleet Manager
- Maintenance and Repair Outsourcing: Trainer will demonstrate how Mercury employed activity-based cost analysis to help a client determine the cost competitiveness of its in-house fleet maintenance program and explore outsourcing and other cost reduction strategies.
- Fleet Replacement: A second case study from a recently completed consultancy will walk step by step through the development of a fleet modernization and rightsizing plan and accompanying business case aimed at securing senior management support for increased replacement spending.
The Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) is a non-profit business league established to facilitate the interaction, and advance the interests, of the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment. The Connected Vehicle Trade Association enables the collaboration of companies, organizations, and governmental bodies engaged in developing bidirectional vehicle communications. Membership is open to any corporation, public entities, standards and specification organizations and educational institutions.
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