|(Percentage of fleet managers responding)|
|Source: Construction Equipment magazine's Reader Profile, 2002|
|Ability to meet goals and make sure job gets done||58%|
|Ability to supervise people||56%|
|Technical knowledge and specialized skills||53%|
|Ability to work long hours||31%|
Fleet managers rely on numerous skills to accomplish the job of keeping equipment up and running. For more than half, the most used skill is the ability to accomplish the goals set before them. Not surprisingly, the skill of supervision follows closely for managers.