Fourteen Nominated for 2022 Edward J. Bobit Fleet Manager of the Year – Leasing



The 2022 Edward J. Bobit Fleet Manager of the Year award is sponsored by AFLA and Wheels Donlen and will be presented at the 2022 AFLA conference in October in Tucson, Arizona.   -  Photo: Automotive Fleet

The 2022 Edward J. Bobit Fleet Supervisor of the Yr award is sponsored by AFLA and Wheels Donlen and can be offered on the 2022 AFLA convention in October in Tucson, Arizona. 

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Fourteen leaders are nominated for the 2022 Edward J. Bobit Fleet Supervisor of the Yr award. These are a few of the most progressive, revered, and environment friendly professionals working in fleet at this time. Introduced under in alphabetical order, the award is sponsored by AFLA and Wheels Donlen.

 

Mike Camnetar

World Fleet Companies Supervisor, Common Mills

 

Autos managed: 1,500  –  Workers managed: 2

Years with present fleet: 2  –  Whole years in fleet: 24



For the 2022MY, General Mills received 100% of all orders placed, allowing the fleet to stay within its 36-month / 60,000-mile replacement cycle while returning over $7 million in resale credits to the program.  -  Photo: Camnetar

For the 2022MY, Common Mills acquired 100% of all orders positioned, permitting the fleet to remain inside its 36-month / 60,000-mile alternative cycle whereas returning over $7 million in resale credit to this system.

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Mike Camnetar began his journey with Common Mills throughout Covid-19 lockdowns in mid-2020 and started by making use of the identical ideas that he has taught many others within the trade within the areas of simplification, car acquisition, and security. He has produced strong outcomes in direction of attaining a best-in-class fleet program for Common Mills.

Camnetar automated and streamlined the on-boarding and worker transition course of, bettering the worker expertise with fewer and extra skilled communications. His work diminished rental bills from $269,000 to $15,000 within the earlier 12 months, saving this system $254,000. The Fleet Companies crew was diminished from 5 full-time workers to a few for an annual financial savings over $150,000.

As a result of international car scarcity, Camnetar modified the car acquisition course of from each three years to yearly and centered on complete lifecycle prices and assured order allocation. For the 2022MY, Common Mills acquired 100% of all orders positioned which allowed the fleet to remain inside its 36-month / 60,000-mile alternative cycle. Together with a historic resale market, over $7 million in resale credit was returned to this system, pushing depreciation right down to the fourth largest expense class behind gasoline, upkeep, and security. Camnetar is following the identical technique for the 2023MY and expects to realize the identical outcomes as soon as new automobiles are acquired and changed.  

With security, Camnetar realized the worth of standardizing safe-driving expectations throughout all three fleet teams. He carried out constant fleet insurance policies, up to date and simplified the Driver Efficiency program, and expanded security enforcement and monitoring. To make sure full transparency, Camnetar made the brand new danger ranges seen to all drivers by way of cellular and on-line, then he and Common Mills actively introduced the change and its goal to the drivers and adopted up by speaking high-risk infractions each to drivers and to their managers.

With a newly stage taking part in subject, Camnetar made a commendable security document even higher. The crash charge dropped from 18% in 2019 to 11% in 2021 whereas the incident charge dropped from 16% to 11.5%. The accident charge plummeted from 34% to 22%. All reported occurrences had been down by 16% per million miles and crashes per million miles had been down by 18%.     

Camnetar’s intensive fleet background has served him effectively as he’s elevated security of the Common Mills fleet, elevated transparency throughout all ranges, and reworked the car acquisition course of right into a extra sustainable and agile program.

 

Sharon Etherington

Supervisor, regional administrative providers, bank card, fleet, and journey, Roche Diagnostics

 

Whole automobiles: 1,500  –  Workers supervised: 1

Years with present fleet: 6  –  Years in trade: 15



Under Etherington's leadership, only 8% of the Roche fleet is comprised of gasoline/diesel-powered vehicles; the other 92% are BEVs, PHEVs, or hybrids. She expects to meet her goal of an all-electric fleet by 2030 and is an active thought leader in safety, telematics, and sustainable fleet initiatives.  -  Photo: Etherington

Underneath Etherington’s management, solely 8% of the Roche fleet is comprised of gasoline/diesel-powered automobiles; the opposite 92% are BEVs, PHEVs, or hybrids. She expects to satisfy her purpose of an all-electric fleet by 2030 and is an lively thought chief in security, telematics, and sustainable fleet initiatives.

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For forward-thinking Etherington, sustainability is crucial. Roche casually added hybrids to the fleet selector in 2005 with minimal response. In 2016, nevertheless, Etherington began initiating solely hybrids into her fleet as automobiles for gross sales and repair aged out for alternative. Quick ahead to 2022, and her fleet presently has 3% BEVs, 9% PHEVs, 80% hybrids, 5% diesel automobiles, and three% gasoline automobiles.

Her purpose is to result in an all-electric fleet by 2030. The purpose for electrification has additionally carried over into all three main campus websites inside diagnostics. Even because the fleet car totals elevated, complete gasoline value dropped: the $2.4 million 2019 gasoline spend marked a $2.4 million value lower in simply seven years.

Etherington has overhauled the fleet security program, including steady motorized vehicle document (MVR) monitoring, coaching packages, proactive classes for all drivers, and behind-the-wheel coaching. Telematics units are actually put in in high-risk and severe-risk drivers’ automobiles. She created an “Innovation Day” the place choose drivers go to their fleet administration companion’s headquarters for thought sharing and studying by way of roundtable discussions, interactive tech demonstrations, and an EV ride-and-drive. She additionally contains steady training periods with drivers on BEVs with key strategic companions throughout the trade (OEMs, EV charging corporations, and their fleet administration firm). The companion’s consultants advocate the occasion to different fleets.

 

Kimberly Fisher

Director, international fleet and journey providers, NOV

 

Autos managed: 3,000  –  Workers supervised: 6

Years with present fleet:  10  –  Years in trade: 20



Fisher championed moving to a multi-chassis cycle, which will save $2 million over the next two years. Fisher is active in industry events and serves on the GM Commercial Sounding Board, the Element Customer Advisory Board and the recipient of the 2021 Global Fleet Visionary Award.  -  Photo: Fisher

Fisher championed transferring to a multi-chassis cycle, which can save $2 million over the following two years. Fisher is lively in trade occasions and serves on the GM Industrial Sounding Board, the Factor Buyer Advisory Board and the recipient of the 2021 World Fleet Visionary Award.

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Fisher has been within the fleet trade for greater than 20 years and with Nationwide Oilwell Varco for greater than 10 years. She and her crew have successfully managed the fleet because it repeatedly fluctuates in dimension to accommodate trade calls for. She presently manages the corporate’s increasing international fleet and journey packages. Being versatile and agile to shift as the corporate’s wants change is one among Fisher’s strengths. She and her crew’s potential to satisfy the wants of their subject is vital to their success as a division.

Up to now 12 months, Fisher was capable of efficiently suggest the idea of biking providers our bodies onto new chassis to increase the lifetime of the service physique. It is a change administration course of for her subject. Traditionally, the sphere has considered the service physique as a part of a single chassis, subsequently good for just one cycle. Shifting to a multi-chassis cycle will save $2 million over the following two years. Fisher is lively in trade occasions and serves on the GM Industrial Sounding Board, the Factor Buyer Advisory Board and the recipient of the 2021 World Fleet Visionary Award.

 

Jonathan Kamanns

Affiliate director, fleet and driver security, Boehringer-Ingelheim

 

Autos managed: 3,200  –  Workers managed: 0

Years with present fleet: 2  –  Whole years in fleet: 18



Kamanns has helped Boehringer-Ingelheim realize over $2 million in estimated annual savings by leveraging outsourced remarketing and a 26% reduction in average cost per mile.  -  Photo: Kamanns

Kamanns has helped Boehringer-Ingelheim understand over $2 million in estimated annual financial savings by leveraging outsourced remarketing and a 26% discount in common value per mile.

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When Kamanns took on the function of fleet supervisor in January 2021, his purpose was to carry out each administrative process with most effectivity in order that the fleet division might prioritize and execute higher-level strategic targets. BI sought a 50% discount in fleet duties executed in-house via vendor consolidation and by leveraging expertise. Kamanns carried out opinions of each process presently managed by BI fleet and turned Automobile Stock Administration over to the Fleet Administration Firm. He improved points of compliance, optimized end-of-service car gross sales, created a sustainability overview and roadmap, improved worker satisfaction and visibility, up to date the account construction for extra environment friendly billing and reporting, enhanced batch knowledge feeds whereas lowering administrative duties, improved driver training, and extra.

His work allowed the fleet division to give attention to strategic objectives, and below his route, BI has realized over $2 million in estimated annual financial savings from the choice to leverage outsourced remarketing and a 26% discount in common value per mile. Within the 12 months ending in March 2022, BI’s Fleet Division realized $7.6 million in direct financial savings, with the expectation that the financial savings will develop as this system matures.

 

Joe Lukacs

World director of fleet operations, Sherwin Williams

 

Autos managed: 11,000+  –  Workers managed: 10

Years with present fleet: 25+  –  Whole years in fleet: 7+



Lukacs helped lead a multifaceted project concerning the rentals process, engaging Sherwin Williams, Ford, and LeasePlan to conduct  a root cause analysis to reduce rental days for drivers and reduce costs. The success of the project has led to a dramatic reduction in rental days for passenger vehicles with mechanical issues, increasing uptime while generating significant cost savings.  -  Photo: Lukacs

Lukacs helped lead a multifaceted challenge regarding the leases course of, partaking Sherwin Williams, Ford, and LeasePlan to conduct  a root trigger evaluation to scale back rental days for drivers and scale back prices. The success of the challenge has led to a dramatic discount in rental days for passenger automobiles with mechanical points, rising uptime whereas producing important value financial savings.

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Joe Lukacs has made a profession of growing and executing methods on the highest stage, driving course of enhancements and value financial savings all through a number of organizations each domestically and globally all through The Sherwin Williams Firm, together with however not restricted to the newest success of rolling out a pilot EV program in a downturn market on the top of the pandemic.

In 2022, Lukacs continued to develop Sherwin Williams’ footprint within the EV area by incorporating automobiles from a number of producers and refining the already confirmed homegrown charger set up course of developed the prior 12 months. Lukacs has additionally launched hybrids into the fleet to scale back CO2 emissions. 

With a steady enchancment mindset and a black belt in Six Sigma, Lukacs additionally performed an lively function in a multifaceted challenge regarding the leases course of, partaking Sherwin Williams, Ford, and LeasePlan to do a deep dive and root trigger evaluation to scale back rental days for drivers and lowering prices. The success of the challenge has led to a dramatic discount in rental days for passenger automobiles with mechanical points, rising uptime whereas producing important value financial savings. LeasePlan will take the outcomes and leverage the refined course of throughout their consumer base.  

Alongside the tangible challenges of transitioning to electrical automobiles, Lukacs has additionally delivered a tradition and alter administration program, together with govt briefings and retailer coaching, to assist drivers put together for the modifications they face.

Lukacs has an distinctive understanding of the fleet trade and is at all times on the lookout for new processes and value financial savings to boost the underside line. Lukacs sits on a number of boards (GM EV, LeasePlan Future Instructions, GFAB – World Fleet Advisory Board) and spends a good period of time along with his friends providing recommendation and suggestions to make sure others can obtain the identical success.

 

Amy McAdams

Fleet Supervisor, Farmer Brothers Espresso

 

Autos managed: 650+  –  Workers managed: 1

Years with present fleet: 3  –  Whole years in fleet: 15



McAdams was instrumental in moving toward a leasing model, impacting how Farmer Brothers will replace its units for years to come.  -  Photo: McAdams

McAdams was instrumental in transferring towards a leasing mannequin, impacting how Farmer Brothers will substitute its models for years to come back.

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Historically a fleet purchases its automobiles; McAdams was instrumental in transferring towards a leasing mannequin, impacting how Farmer Brothers will substitute its models for years to come back. McAdams has additionally utilized a number of new providers to assist streamline her processes. She is a ahead thinker and two steps forward of the sport and the fleet is at all times working easily. McAdams has confirmed that crucial considering and embracing change makes her a consummate fleet chief {and professional}.

 

 

 

 

Marvin McClain

Company director of fleet administration and operations, Kindred at Residence/Gentiva

 

Autos managed: 4,500+  –  Workers managed: 4

Years with present fleet: 3  –  Whole years in fleet: 30



McClain handled meteoric fleet growth from 400 units to over 4,500 in under three years and has saved his organization approximately $5.5 million to date with more to follow. He is also realizing large gains in remarketing profits, helping to offset his fleet costs over $250,000 in avoided retitling, taxes, & renewals.  -  Photo: McClain

McClain dealt with meteoric fleet development from 400 models to over 4,500 in below three years and has saved his group roughly $5.5 million thus far with extra to comply with. He’s additionally realizing giant beneficial properties in remarketing income, serving to to offset his fleet prices over $250,000 in prevented retitling, taxes, & renewals.

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In November of 2019, Marvin McClain took management of the quickly rising Kindred at Residence/Gentiva fleet. The  development was so excessive that the automobiles he managed grew from 400 models in 2019 when he began to over 4,500 at this time.

McClain’s main focus was security and acquisition administration. First, he  transferred to a extra “fleet-minded” OEM and bought totally safety-loaded automobiles with factory-installed telematics units to implement compliance. He additionally carried out a brief cycle and thus far has cycled out 50% of the previous fleet models with the expectation that he’ll transition the remainder of the fleet over to the brand new OEM within the subsequent six to 12 months. He saved over $2 million on manufacturing unit ordering and thus far has bought 100% manufacturing unit orders with zero out-of-stock models.

McClain has improved security, diminished his accident charge, and elevated worker satisfaction. His fleet-focused OEM has helped maintain prices in line, and the workers had been thrilled with the upgraded automobiles. Compliance on telematics went from lower than 50% to 100% as drivers transitioned into the brand new automobiles.

McClain has saved his group roughly $5.5 million thus far with the expectation that the financial savings will improve additional this 12 months. He’s additionally realizing giant beneficial properties in remarketing income, serving to to offset his fleet prices for a lot of months and thus far this has saved the group $250,000 in prevented retitling, taxes, & renewals.

 

Jeff McCormick

Fleet supervisor, North America/Canada/Latin America, Johnson Controls, Inc.

 

Autos managed: 20,000+  –  Workers managed: 0

Years with present fleet: 5  –  Whole years in fleet: 13



Among other achievements, McCormick has led significant cost savings projects in partnership with his FMC to realize an incremental annual cost savings of more than 5% in each of the last three years for Johnson Controls.  -  Photo: McCormick

Amongst different achievements, McCormick has led important value financial savings tasks in partnership along with his FMC to appreciate an incremental annual value financial savings of greater than 5% in every of the final three years for Johnson Controls.

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Jeff McCormick manages a fancy fleet of over 20,000 automobiles throughout the U.S., Canada, and Latin America for Johnson Controls. McCormick has led important value financial savings tasks in partnership along with his fleet administration firm to appreciate an incremental annual value financial savings of greater than 5% in every of the final three years for Johnson Controls. He has been to execute tasks throughout all points of the car lifecycle via accelerated car replacements, strategic remarketing actions, car lease amortization actions, and enchancment tasks from telematics knowledge evaluation and optimization. McCormick is an inclusive and strategic chief inside Johnson Controls who helps collect assist from quite a few stakeholders and from his provider partnerships to ship the absolute best end result for his drivers.

 

 

Todd Miska

Company Fleet Supervisor, Summit Corporations

 

Autos managed: 2,300+  –  Workers managed:

Years with present fleet:   –  Whole years in fleet:



Since January 2022, Miska's leadership has helped more than double Summit's fleet to 2,300 units while integrating all vehicular data and types into a single database, increasing efficiency and offering a comprehensive view of every vehicle (and the data that comes with it).   -  Photo: Miska

Since January 2022, Miska’s management has helped greater than double Summit’s fleet to 2,300 models whereas integrating all vehicular knowledge and kinds right into a single database, rising effectivity and providing a complete view of each car (and the information that comes with it). 

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Miska’s management, collaboration, and data-driven strategy has allowed him to combine new automobiles via a number of acquisitions, greater than doubling the Summit Fireplace & Safety fleet dimension.

In the beginning of 2022, Summit Fireplace & Safety had a fleet of greater than 1,000 models. Over the previous 12 months, Summit has greater than doubled its fleet dimension to 2,300 models via development and acquisitions. The acquisitions resulted in a really blended fleet with various knowledge that lacked high-level knowledge visibility. Some automobiles didn’t have any monitoring knowledge; some had a wide range of telematics units; others had been leveraging built-in linked knowledge from a wide range of OEMs. Underneath Miska’s management as a change agent, he ensured all automobiles had monitoring, leveraged linked car knowledge wherever attainable (eliminating {hardware} and administrative burdens), and picked up all car knowledge into one system. Miska carried out TotalConnect, integrating all fleet knowledge into one unified platform, permitting for the total view of his new built-in fleet. This additionally helped him set up a baseline for issues comparable to alternative technique and driver conduct, serving to Summit Fireplace see each administrative and value financial savings.      

Past bettering the way in which Summit Fireplace & Safety makes use of fleet knowledge, Miska’s collaborative strategy leveraged many assets from OEMs, FMCs, and inner companions. He introduced one of the best minds to the desk to assist inform his selections. Any such management goes a great distance when trying to seamlessly combine fleets in a brief time frame. Miska is continually in search of revolutionary options and actively working to discover ways to use the data gleaned from TotalConnect to begin incorporating electrical automobiles into his fleet.

 

Andy Overstreet

Lead of Driver Managers, P&S Transportation

 

Autos managed: 250  –  Workers managed: 12

Years with present fleet: 10  –  Whole years in fleet: 10



Overstreet was also the 2019 Alabama Trucking Association Fleet Manager of the Year.  -  Photo: Overstreet

Overstreet was additionally the 2019 Alabama Trucking Affiliation Fleet Supervisor of the Yr.

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Overstreet goes past what is predicted of him. He not solely excels at his personal tasks however has additionally taken on the function of mentor to others. He’s nice at his work and makes others nice round him. In his function as lead of driver managers, Overstreet has been essential in preserving operations acting at a excessive stage and placing the drivers in positions to excel for a few years. He is a vital member of creating P&S Transportation one of the best and largest flatbed provider within the nation and the 2019 Alabama Truck Affiliation Fleet Supervisor of the Yr.

 

Mark Peabody

World Fleet Supervisor, 3M

 

Autos managed: 14,000+  –  Workers managed: 2

Years with present fleet: 5  –  Whole years in fleet: 5



Focusing on safety, Peabody's efforts have led to plummeting incident rates and an extremely safe and efficient fleet. Driver use of the mobile safety app skyrocketed by 264% and provided a productivity savings of $660,000 and 6,000 hours. By increasing usage of the FMC in-network vendors by 54%, 3M realized savings of $45,360 up front and also preserved the vehicles as 99% were maintained on schedule.  -  Photo: Peabody

Specializing in security, Peabody’s efforts have led to plummeting incident charges and an especially protected and environment friendly fleet. Driver use of the cellular security app skyrocketed by 264% and supplied a productiveness financial savings of $660,000 and 6,000 hours. By rising utilization of the FMC in-network distributors by 54%, 3M realized financial savings of $45,360 up entrance and in addition preserved the automobiles as 99% had been maintained on schedule.

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Over the previous 12 months, Mark Peabody has confirmed {that a} sturdy focused communications initiative can present concrete monetary and effectivity rewards. Peabody noticed a possibility to implement a transformative initiative for improved North American fleet effectivity by concentrating on driver conduct and extra constant compliance with fleet insurance policies.   

Peabody carried out a “new driver” bundle distributed to all drivers and clearly conveyed that mileage can be checked month-to-month, and that MVRs (Motor Automobile Data) can be checked for each drivers and companions. Security metrics had been reported weekly. Drivers had been notified after they exceeded spending thresholds for gasoline use, automotive washes, meals, and different spending. To make sure accountability, supervisors noticed the identical messages that their workers noticed.    

The clear and constant communication plan produced dramatic outcomes, catapulting the 3M fleet to a beforehand unrealized stage. “Open” recollects (not but serviced) dropped 34% in simply six months. Driver use of the cellular app skyrocketed by 264% and supplied a productiveness financial savings of $660,000 and 6,000 hours. Compliance with mileage logging and certification topped 95%. By rising utilization of the FMC in-network distributors by 54%, 3M realized financial savings of $45,360 up entrance and in addition preserved the automobiles as 99% had been maintained on schedule. Compliance to coverage necessities for Motor Automobile Report checks and coverage sign-on dropped from a whole lot of non-compliant workers to zero non-compliant workers over the rest of the 12 months, considerably dropping incidents per million miles to lower than eight and preventable incidents to lower than three.    

Peabody’s imaginative and prescient and stress on compliance, considerate engagement, planning, and forceful communication with the entrance line had been the keys to his fleet’s success.

 

Abe Stephenson

Senior enterprise operations supervisor, DISH

 

Whole automobiles: 3,800  –  Workers supervised: 4

Years with present fleet: 15  –  Years in trade: 15



At DISH, Stephenson was able to work with one of his fleet management companies to transfer vehicles from another client which enabled DISH to retire older vehicles on schedule and participate at scale in today's elevated resale environment.  -  Photo: Stephenson

At DISH, Stephenson was capable of work with one among his fleet administration corporations to switch automobiles from one other consumer which enabled DISH to retire older automobiles on schedule and take part at scale in at this time’s elevated resale setting.

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Stephenson and his crew handle the varied fleets throughout DISH’s traces of enterprise together with DISH and OnTech branded vans, Enhance Cellular sedans, 4×4 vehicles for Tower Climbers and Drone Pilots, and most not too long ago the 4×4 vehicles and AWD SUVs utilized by the 5G Deployment groups. Over the previous 12 months, Stephenson and his crew have reworked the 5G Deployment fleet by requiring the negotiation of recent manufacturing unit orders throughout OEMs, seller inventory purchases, new rental truck companions, and transfers from different areas of the enterprise, to assist the corporate’s buildout plans and timelines. Stephenson was additionally capable of work with one among his fleet administration corporations to switch automobiles from one other consumer which enabled DISH to retire older automobiles on schedule and take part at scale in at this time’s elevated resale setting. Stephenson additionally continues to take care of loyal relationships with car OEMs, permitting the required movement of recent vans and vehicles to take care of regular enterprise operations and decrease overspend in different areas. Lastly, the DISH crew not too long ago negotiated favorable phrases with a brand new GPS supplier which can allow use of car OEM choices that do not require aftermarket units plus options for brand new asset sorts like trailer mounted mills. 

 

Charlie Stevenson

Vice chairman, fleet operations, Aqua America

 

Whole Autos: 2,600+  –  Workers Supervised: 19

Years with present fleet: 35  –  Years in trade: 39



Since 2020, Stevenson has overseen a merger with Peoples Natural Gas, which brought 1,600 new employees and 1,300 new vehicles to Essential. In two years since the merger, Stevenson has spearheaded the standardization of Essential’s fleet, generating over $3 million in savings through consolidation of key suppliers, rightsizing the fleet, and selecting a new FMC.  -  Photo: Stevenson

Since 2020, Stevenson has overseen a merger with Peoples Pure Gasoline, which introduced 1,600 new workers and 1,300 new automobiles to Important. In two years for the reason that merger, Stevenson has spearheaded the standardization of Important’s fleet, producing over $3 million in financial savings via consolidation of key suppliers, rightsizing the fleet, and deciding on a brand new FMC.

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Stevenson is the vice chairman of fleet for Important Utilities Inc. Important is among the largest publicly traded water, wastewater, and pure fuel suppliers within the U.S., serving roughly 5 million folks in 10 states. Stevenson joined Aqua in 1987 as a fleet  service technician. In his practically 35 years with the corporate, he has held numerous positions of elevated duty, starting from fleet technician to vice chairman of fleet. He has automated many handbook processes and excels at offering efficiencies to the group. His crew has been named to NAFA’s 100 Greatest Fleets in each 2020 and 2021.

On this function, Stevenson oversees fleet operations throughout the Important 10-state footprint and has tasks for greater than 2,600 automobiles and 1,100 items of mechanical tools.

He leads a crew centered on serving and advocating for inner prospects’ wants, leads enterprise enhancement efforts, drives strategic planning, and helps merger and acquisition work. He’s additionally chargeable for main security all through fleet, serving as Chairman of the Aqua Security Committee, overseeing a 16% lower in complete accidents from 2020-2021.

Stevenson is a identified chief in various fuels, as his fleet was acknowledged by 100 Greatest Fleets in America as a inexperienced storage. By means of his work to include CNG automobiles into the fleet, he has been acknowledged with the Options Gas Management award and has been named a  Sustainability All-Star Winner for lowering emissions and gasoline consumption. He has secured grants of greater than $600,000 for each electrical and CNG automobiles. 

Since 2020, Stevenson has overseen a merger with Peoples Pure Gasoline, which introduced 1,600 new workers and 1,300 new automobiles to Important. In two years for the reason that merger, Stevenson has spearheaded the standardization of Important’s fleet, producing over $3 million in financial savings via consolidation of key suppliers, rightsizing the fleet, and deciding on a brand new FMC.

 

Barbara Zuroick

US fleet & security supervisor, AstraZeneca

 

Workers Supervised: 0  –  Years with present fleet: 6+

Years in trade: 6+  –  Autos managed: ~5,000



To help meet AstraZeneca’s zero-carbon emissions goal by 2025, Zuroick plans to transform the entire U.S. fleet to electric vehicles and expects to meet her goal.   -  Photo: Zuroick

To assist meet AstraZeneca’s zero-carbon emissions purpose by 2025, Zuroick plans to remodel the whole U.S. fleet to electrical automobiles and expects to satisfy her purpose. 

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In 2017, Zuroick launched an aggressive initiative to transform the whole 4,800-unit fleet to hybrids, aiming to scale back annual carbon output and improve total fleet mpg to 30. With 85% of the fleet now hybrid automobiles, carbon emissions have been diminished by 173 tons and gasoline financial system has reached 33 mpg. To assist meet AstraZeneca’s zero-carbon emissions purpose by 2025, Zuroick plans to remodel the whole U.S. fleet to electrical automobiles. Reviewing quite a few TCO eventualities, she chosen fashions suited to firm drivers from sustainability, productiveness, and value standpoints. Zuroick is analyzing fleet utilization to establish automobiles most becoming to start the EV transition, factoring in present infrastructure and accessible charging stations below AstraZeneca’s Ambition Zero Carbon plan. She has secured 85 EVs for this purpose with 50 house installations full and the remaining 35 in course of. She’s additionally recognized quite a few enterprise companions to help AstraZeneca on this effort within the fields of procurement, finance, inner communications, and even human assets. Zuroick expects to satisfy her complete transition purpose by 2025 for the fleet of practically 5,000 automobiles. Her efforts landed AstraZeneca’s U.S. fleet throughout the prime 10 in Automotive Fleet’s High 50 Inexperienced Fleet itemizing.



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