Management http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32023/more en Association awards fleet specialist and management certifications http://americancityandcounty.com/management/association-awards-fleet-specialist-and-management-certifications <div class="node-body article-body">The NAFA Fleet Management Association has announced its class of 2015/2016 Certified Automotive Fleet Specialist (CAFS) and Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) graduates.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/management/association-awards-fleet-specialist-and-management-certifications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/management/association-awards-fleet-specialist-and-management-certifications#comments Fleets Management Human Resources Mon, 09 May 2016 21:52:00 +0000 71091 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows honored attendees at the 2016 NAFA CAFM Awards ceremony held last month in Austin, Texas. In the foreground from left to right: Ruth Alfson CAFM, who is fleet manager at Serco Group; Daniel Solheid CAFM, fleet supervisor at the Woodbury, Minn., city fleet; and Patti Earley, CAFM, who is fleet fueling operations supervisor at Florida Power &amp; Light.</p> <p>Photo courtesy of NAFA Fleet Management Association.</p> NAFA Fleet Management Association Equipment teams win fleet management awards http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/equipment-teams-win-fleet-management-awards <div class="node-body article-body">Several fleet management teams were honored at a recent Association of Equipment Management Professionals conference.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/equipment-teams-win-fleet-management-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/equipment-teams-win-fleet-management-awards#comments Equipment Fleets Maintenance Management Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:24:00 +0000 70571 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo, accepting the Fleet Masters awards: Barry Schlouch, president of Schlouch Inc., (left) and Gil Gilbert, fleet manager for the Pipeline Division, Henkels &amp; McCoy (right).</p> For fleet managers: Conference in Houston in March will honor Fleet Masters http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/fleet-managers-conference-houston-march-will-honor-fleet-masters <div class="node-body article-body">The AEMP 34th Annual Management Conference and annual meeting takes place March 15-17 in Houston, Texas.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/fleet-managers-conference-houston-march-will-honor-fleet-masters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/fleet-managers-conference-houston-march-will-honor-fleet-masters#comments Fleets Management Fleets Wed, 10 Feb 2016 21:21:00 +0000 69601 at http://americancityandcounty.com For transit agencies: Extended range fuel tank reduces trips to pump (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/transit-agencies-extended-range-fuel-tank-reduces-trips-pump-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">ROUSH CleanTech has developed an extended range propane autogas fuel tank for the Ford E-450 chassis. Transit agencies will extend the range of their fleets with the tank.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/transit-agencies-extended-range-fuel-tank-reduces-trips-pump-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/vehicles/transit-agencies-extended-range-fuel-tank-reduces-trips-pump-related-video#comments Alternative Fuels & Vehicles Equipment Energy Efficiency Fleets Management Vehicles Green Technology Thu, 17 Dec 2015 22:16:00 +0000 68961 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo:&nbsp; A&nbsp;propane autogas Ford E-450 with extended range fuel system. The vehicle is in the Flint, Mich., Mass Transportation Authority fleet.</p> Everything you need to know about popular equipment models http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/everything-you-need-know-about-popular-equipment-models <div class="node-body article-body">EquipmentWatch recently named the most popular equipment models and provided a wealth of data on them.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/everything-you-need-know-about-popular-equipment-models" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/everything-you-need-know-about-popular-equipment-models#comments Equipment Fleets Management Vehicles Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Thu, 05 Nov 2015 21:21:00 +0000 68121 at http://americancityandcounty.com Top 10 vehicle lift safety tips (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/top-10-vehicle-lift-safety-tips-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Learn more about vehicle maintenance safety in these top 10 vehicle lift safety tips from Rotary Lift.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/top-10-vehicle-lift-safety-tips-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/maintenance/top-10-vehicle-lift-safety-tips-related-video#comments Equipment Fleets Maintenance Management Worker Safety Wed, 28 Oct 2015 15:29:00 +0000 67891 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Technicians should use a wheel lift to prevent back strain when removing and installing wheels. That&rsquo;s one of Rotary Lift&rsquo;s top 10 safety tips for lift owners and operators.</p> Volume continues to soar on the truck auction market http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/volume-continues-soar-truck-auction-market <div class="node-body article-body">The new edition of The Truck Blue Book’s “Commercial Truck Monthly Report” shows that the overall auction market was up 37 percent in volume during September.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/volume-continues-soar-truck-auction-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/volume-continues-soar-truck-auction-market#comments Equipment Fleets Management Vehicles Tue, 20 Oct 2015 20:00:00 +0000 67751 at http://americancityandcounty.com Timing is important when disposing equipment at auction http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/timing-important-when-disposing-equipment-auction <div class="node-body article-body">A new EquipmentWatch Intelligence report spotlights seasonal trends in auction and private retail valuations for tractor-loader-backhoes. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/timing-important-when-disposing-equipment-auction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/timing-important-when-disposing-equipment-auction#comments Equipment Fleets Finance Management Fiscal Management Purchasing & Procurement Tue, 29 Sep 2015 19:57:00 +0000 67281 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: a John Deere 310L backhoe loader with EPA Final Tier 4 Stage IV PowerTech Plus diesel engine.</p> Residual Value Report now available for heavy equipment http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/residual-value-report-now-available-heavy-equipment <div class="node-body article-body">Penton's EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, software and insights for the heavy equipment industry, has published its first Heavy Equipment Residual Value Report. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/residual-value-report-now-available-heavy-equipment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/equipment/residual-value-report-now-available-heavy-equipment#comments Contracts Equipment Fleets Management Proposals & Bids Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:16:00 +0000 66291 at http://americancityandcounty.com Key source of heavy equipment intelligence now available http://americancityandcounty.com/management/key-source-heavy-equipment-intelligence-now-available <div class="node-body article-body">Find price, volume and age trends observed during the month of June 2015 in the new EquipmentWatch INDEX.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/management/key-source-heavy-equipment-intelligence-now-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/management/key-source-heavy-equipment-intelligence-now-available#comments Construction Fleets Finance Management Material Handling Vehicles Purchasing & Procurement Public Works Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:09:00 +0000 66101 at http://americancityandcounty.com