Mercury has performed project work or provided professional development services for an extensive number of federal departments and agencies, including 12 of the 16 executive branch departments* and all U.S. military services.

  • Department of Agriculture (Natural Resources Conservation Service)
  • Department of Commerce (NPMA certification)
  • Department of Defense (Office of the Secretary of Defense)
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Department of the Interior (U.S. Forest Service)
  • Department of Justice (U.S. Trustee Program)
  • Department of Labor
  • Department of State
  • Department of Transportation
  • Department of the Treasury (NPMA certification)
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Army
  • Navy
  • Marine Corps
  • Coast Guard
  • Air Force

Sampling of Mercury’s Federal Government Clients

Bonneville Power Administration

Bonneville Power Administration

Bonneville Power Administration is a U.S. federal agency under the Department of Energy and is one of four federal agencies responsible for marketing power generated by federally owned hydroelectric facilities. BPA selected Mercury to develop a petroleum reduction plan and strategies for increasing the use of alternative fuels.

Department of Defense

The Department of Defense is an executive branch department of the U.S. federal government charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government concerned directly with national security and the U.S. Armed Forces. Mercury has provided DOD with professional fleet management training and assessment of its fleet information management system.

Defense Logistics Agency

The Defense Logistics Agency is a combat support agency in the U.S. Department of Defense, with more than 26,000 civilian and military personnel throughout the world. Mercury has conducted several projects for the DLA, including development of a Fleet Management Plan, vehicle lease versus buy analysis, and Vehicle Allocation Methodology studies.

Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy is a cabinet department concerned with policies regarding U.S. energy and safety in handling nuclear material. Mercury’s primary customer within the DOE is the Idaho National Laboratory. INL is the nation’s lead laboratory for nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and deployment. The laboratory is managed by Battelle Energy Alliance for the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy.

  • Bulk Fuel Contract Business Case Analysis
  • Bus Operations Competitiveness Study
  • Fleet Chargeback Rate Study
  • Fleet Management and Operations Review
  • Fleet Utilization and Rightsizing Study (Vehicle Allocation Methodology)
  • Integrated Transportation Services Strategic Plan
  • Motor Pool Management Study
  • Motor Pool Competitiveness Study
  • Shop Competitiveness Study
  • Vehicle Lease vs. Buy Analysis
  • Vehicle Replacement Plan (Recapitalization Plan)

Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is a cabinet department of the federal government with responsibilities in public security. Its stated missions involve antiterrorism, border security, immigration and customs, cyber security, and disaster prevention and management. DHS was created in response to the September 11 attacks and is the second largest civilian vehicle fleet in the federal government.

  • Aircraft Policy Development
  • DHS FAST (Federal Automotive Statistical Tool) Data Analysis / Benchmarking
  • DHS FAST Process Standardization / Handbook
  • DHS Mobile Assets Portfolio Annual Report
  • DHS Motor Vehicle Fleet Manual Assessment / Implementation
  • Fleet Management Plan
  • Fleet Management Specialist (on-site staffing)
  • Fleet Utilization and Rightsizing Study (Vehicle Allocation Methodology)
  • Fuel and Cost Reduction Initiative
  • Motor Vehicle Fleet Training Plan
  • Vehicle acquisition review documents and checklist creation
  • Vehicle Management Information System Study (telematics)
  • Vehicle Motor Pool Study

Department of State

The U.S. Department of State is the federal executive department that advises the President and leads the country in foreign policy issues. DOS is responsible for the international relations of the United States, negotiates treaties and agreements with foreign entities, and represents the country at the United Nations.

  • Best Practices Review
  • Fleet Management Plan
  • Fleet Management Specialist (on-site staffing)
  • Fleet Management Information System Assessment
  • Fleet Utilization and Rightsizing Study (Vehicle Allocation Methodology)

Department of Transportation

Department of Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation oversees interstate travel and is a federal agency. All U.S. states, Canadian provinces, and many local agencies also have similar organizations and provide enforcement through DOT officers within their respective jurisdictions. The U.S. DOT selected Mercury to assist with its fleet policies and procedures requirements.

General Services Administration

The General Services Administration is an independent agency of the U.S. government, established in 1949 to help manage and support the basic functioning of federal agencies. The GSA supplies products and communications for U.S. government offices, provides transportation and office space to federal employees, and develops government-wide cost-minimizing policies, and other management tasks. Mercury provides ongoing relocation services to GSA and has conducted various studies, including fleet utilization and rightsizing studies (Vehicle Allocation Methodology) and Fleet Management Plan development.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is federal law enforcement agency responsible for identifying, investigating, and dismantling vulnerabilities regarding the nation’s border, economic, transportation, and infrastructure security. ICE is charged with the investigation and enforcement of federal statutes within the U.S. and maintains attachés at major U.S. embassies overseas. It falls under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Consulting services provided by Mercury to ICE include fleet management training, long-term vehicle replacement planning, vehicle replacement timing analysis, fleet utilization and rightsizing studies (Vehicle Allocation Methodology) and Fleet Management Plan development.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is an independent agency of the executive branch of the U.S. federal government responsible for the civilian space program as well as aeronautics and aerospace research. Mercury has provided multiple projects for NASA, including fleet management information system implementation, ASP hosting, and a vehicle management study.

National Park Service

National Park Service

The National Park Service is an agency of the U.S. federal government that manages all U.S. national parks, many American national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created in 1916, by Congress through the National Park Service Organic Act and is an agency of the U.S. Department of the Interior. Mercury served NPS on a number of work initiatives, including a fleet management best practices study, policy and procedure development, vehicle replacement planning, and fleet management training.

Smithsonian Institution

The Smithsonian Institution is a group of museums and research centers administered by the U.S. government. The Institution’s 19 museums, nine research centers, and zoo include historical and architectural landmarks are mostly located in the District of Columbia. More than 200 institutions and museums in 45 states, Puerto Rico, and Panama are Smithsonian Affiliates. Mercury developed a fleet policy and procedure handbook for the Smithsonian.

U.S. Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps is a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy, by Congressional mandate, to deliver rapidly, combined-arms task forces on land, at sea, and in the air. The USMC is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. Mercury has provided consulting services to the USMC for fleet management best practices. Vehicle Allocation Methodology studies, Fleet Management Plan, and Table of Equipment design.

Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that provides technical assistance to farmers and other private landowners and managers. Its mission is to improve, protect, and conserve natural resources on private lands through a cooperative partnership with state and local agencies.

  • Lease versus Buy Analysis
  • Policy and Procedure Development
  • Vehicle Replacement Planning

U.S. Postal Service

The U.S. Postal Service is an independent agency of the U.S. government responsible for providing postal service in the United States. It is one of the few government agencies explicitly authorized by the U.S. Constitution.

  • Alternative Fuels / Green Technologies For Next Generation Delivery Vehicles
  • Design / Safety Feature Choices For Next Generation Delivery Vehicles
  • Statutory / Regulatory Requirement Considerations For Next Generation Delivery Vehicles
  • Tracking / Remove Vehicle Diagnostics For Next Generation Delivery Vehicles

Federal Fleet Certification

Mercury, in partnership with the National Property Management Association, provides training and certification in several federal fleet management disciplines. The Federal Fleet Certification program is a nationally recognized course of study designed specifically for the federal fleet management market. Federal enrollees include participants from Commerce, Peace Corps, Treasury, all five branches of the U.S. military, and many other departments and agencies..


*Includes either the federal department or one of its major components.