Manatee County (Fla.) Fleet Services has been awarded the 2015 Fleet Master Award by Construction Equipment and the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP). Mike Brennan, CEM, accepted the award during AEMP’s Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla. This was Manatee's third Fleet Master Award.
Manatee County displayed impressive employee training and education. Its team has many ASE-certified crew members, along with many other specialized training certifications from OEMs. In the past year, Manatee County exhibited superior management of resources, which saved the county time and financial resources. Manatee also has a selection of electric, hybrid and alternative fuel vehicles, and applies well-planned preventative maintenance and superior equipment management processes.
“The Fleet Master award recognizes equipment professionals who demonstrate excellence in meeting the unique challenges inherent to delivering cost-effective and cutting-edge management of mixed fleets of on-road and off-road equipment,” said Rod Sutton, Construction Equipment’s editorial director. “Nominees are judged according to five major areas within their operation: finance, information management, policies, controls, and customer service.
Construction Equipment and AEMP have been acknowledging outstanding fleets with the Fleet Master award since 2004. The two organizations created the award to recognize the impacts professional fleet managers have on the heavy-equipment sector.