Mercury is committed to providing fleet management professionals with valuable resources to assist them in their efforts in achieving industry excellence. One of the many resources that we provide is information through fleet management presentations at industry seminars, workshops, conferences, and other special events. As experts in every facet of fleet management, our team of consultants is frequently invited to discuss emerging issues, complex topics, and new solutions.

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Evaluating Telematics for Effective Fleet Management

This presentation contains information on evaluating the costs and benefits of different telematics solutions for federal fleet organizations. The session includes an overview of telematics solutions, definition of requirements, review of features, and life-cycle cost effectiveness with fleet characteristics that influence cost-saving potential.


Extending Corporate Safety Culture to Personal Use

This panel discussion covers issues that pertain to personal use of company-provided vehicles by employees and others. Risk management, training, safety, accountability, and other controls are discussed. The panel considers differences between best practices versus common practices and use of education to influence driver behavior.


Fleet Information Management and Asset Level Data Reporting

This presentation covers the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST) requirements for gathering data, elements that are required, and methods of checking and validating fleet data to ensure accuracy and reliability. Current fleet management trends are discussed.


Fleet Management 101: An Introduction to Key Principles, Concepts, Strategies, and Techniques

This seminar offers a thorough introduction to the most important elements of an effective fleet management program. This workshop is designed for or those who are new to fleet management or are a business owner, agency director, or procurement or finance official who serves as the de facto fleet manager in an organization. Topics include maintenance program design and shop operations management; outsourcing and supplier management; performance measurement and benchmarking; managing vehicle total cost of ownership; and fleet replacement.


Fleet Performance Measurement and Benchmarking

This session explains performance measurements in terms of attributes of conditions, activities, or performance. Differences between performance measures, performance statistics, benchmark, and benchmarking are discussed. The presenter provides a process for using performance measurement to evaluate business practices, including an example using in-house parts management. Sample performance measures are provided.


How Telematics Solutions Providers Can Help Their Customers Be Better Fleet Managers

This workshop contains all of the fundamentals of professional fleet management with a focus on how telematics solutions can support the management of fleet costs. The instructors define a scientific approach towards fleet management, the elements of an effective fleet management program, key trends in the industry, strategies for managing fleet performance and costs — including identifying costs and managing suppliers, and replacement planning. The importance of using performance measurement and benchmarking is also covered.


Vehicle Replacement Backlogs. You’re Out of the Recession – Now What?

Many organizations deferred capital investments through the global economic recession, resulting in a substantial backlog of fleet assets that are due or past due for replacement. Now that the recession has passed, fleet managers must develop strategies to renew their aging fleet. This presentation introduces several concepts and methods for reducing your fleet replacement backlog.


Vehicle Allocation Methodology

Vehicle Allocation Methodology (VAM) allows fleet managers to examine each vehicle in their fleet by GSA type, within the context of the organization's fleet, and using survey and inventory data. Rightsizing instructions should be provided based on utilization and criticality, and a functional VAM will also be able to identify the potential of alternative fuels.


Standard Guide for Fleet Management – ASTM E2962-14

The Federal ASTM guide promotes considerations for the management of fleet assets in the context of mission needs and asset capabilities. Measurement and management of fleet program effectiveness can result in increased asset utilization, cost savings, asset life, and mission effectiveness.