FLEET MANAGEMENT

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The City of Fort Wayne's Fleet Management Department is responsible for keeping the city vehicles and equipment in service. We accomplish this in the most economic, effective, and environmentally friendly manner possible. We take pride knowing that we make a difference in improving the quality of life for the citizens of Fort Wayne. We currently maintain a diverse fleet of approximately 2,100 units which are also purchased, fueled and disposed of by our department. The Fleet Director also develops policies for the use of city vehicles and helps departments develop vehicle replacement programs. We operate two vehicle maintenance facilities and one centrally located fueling site.

PERSONNEL

The Fleet Department employs 29 employees. Of the total of employees, 1 Fleet Director, 1 Shop Supervisor, 1 Office Manager, 1 Admin Admin,1 Fleet Systems Analyst, 2 Service Writers, 19 technicians, and 3 Parts Clerks. Our technicians are ASE Certified. We are committed to the continued education of our staff. Fleet Director oversees the department budget, provides expertise in procurement and disposal of vehicles and equipment and works closely with the Mayor and City Council on department issues. Shop Supervisor handles daily operations of the two maintenance facilities.

 

RECENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Impletementing an environmental management system for waste stream of hazard materials
  • Adding oil separators in garage to reduce its concentration in storm drains
  • Recycling all used oil, antifreeze, cardboard, plastics and steel.
  • Decreasing lighting costs and energy use, computer usage, thermostats and heater energy.
  • Start of the Green Fleet

 AWARDS

Larry Campbell, Fleet Manager has had numerous awards. They are listed below:

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  • A board member for the Greater Indiana Clean Cities Coalition and the President for the past 6 years.
  • Clean City award for hybrid usage and development.
  • Larry was named as one of the Green Fleet Sustainability All Stars by Green Fleet.
  • Recognized and thanked by City Council in one of their regularly televised meeting.
  • Larry has been nominated as Fleet Manager of the Year for the past 7 years and is named 'Fleet Manager of the Year' in 2012 by Government Fleet.
  • In 2014, Larry is named to Government Fleet's Public Fleet Hall of Fame.

 

 


 

The Departments awards are as follows:

• #3 in “100 Best” Fleets from Fleet Magazine 2014

• One of the 100 Best Fleets since 2005 through 2013

• #2 Green Fleet & Facility for Private and Public Sector from Fleet Equipment Magazine and Citgo Oil

• #7 in "100 Best" Fleets from Fleet Magazine in 2013

• #5 in "Green Fleet" in 2013

• #18 in "40 Best" Fleets from Fleet Magazine in 2012

• #16 in "100 Best" Fleets from Fleet Magazine in 2011

• OSHA Voluntary Personal Protection (VPP) Star Award for the First Vehicle & Employees Building

• Hybrid Award for Innovations in Hybrids from the Indiana Clean Cities Association Top 10 Rankings in "100 Best" Fleets 2005, 2007 & 2008

• FVS as Top Operations in FVS Corporation in 2005 & 2006

• FVS winning one of top 2 safety awards in North America

• ASE Blue Seal Recognition for the facility

• Awarded ISO 9001:2000 Certification

 

 

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Our main goal is to keep the vehicles on the road with minimal "down time". We have in place a very efficient Preventative Maintenance (PM) prgram where each unit is scheduled for filter changes at the appropriate intervals specific to each pience of equipment.

In our efforts to keep our down time to a minimum, the City has set goals as follows; 24 hour turn-a-round 80% and 48 hour turn-a-round 90%. These numbers reflect heavy,medium, light, small, and special equipment. The Police and Fire Departments are expected to be finished at a higher percentage 85% and 95%. During the PM Service a complete inspection can check for potential problems before they happen. Using this practice we can make minor repairs before they turn into large and costly ones.

Fleet Utility Front CompressedFleet Mangement is located at:

1705 Lafayette St.,
Fort Wayne, IN 46803-2320

Phone: (260) 427-2378

Fax: (260) 427-1045

Hours: 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

For scheduling a maintenance, call (260) 427-2391

City GarageHours:

6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m.

 

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   MISSION 

To provide City of Fort Wayne employees with appropriate transportation in the most economic, environmentally friendly and effective manner by following procedures developed to match each department's specific job function and utilization to the appropriate equipment specifications.

   ABOUT US         
WHAT WE DO

The City of Fort Wayne's Fleet Management Department is responsible for keeping the city vehicles and equipment in service. We accomplish this in the most economic, effective, and environmentally friendly manner possible. We take pride knowing that we make a difference in improving the quality of life for the citizens of Fort Wayne. We currently maintain a diverse fleet of approximately 2,100 units which are also purchased, fueled and disposed of by our department. The Fleet Director also develops policies for the use of city vehicles and helps departments develop vehicle replacement programs. We operate two vehicle maintenance facilities and one centrally located fueling site.

PERSONNEL

The Fleet Management Department consists of
the Fleet Director, Shop Supervisor, Office Manager, Systems Analyst, Administrative Assistant, Service Writers (2), Technicians (19), and Parts Clerks (3).
   FUEL

ALTERNATIVE FUEL

The City Fleet Department has been entrusted with the task of maintaining a centrally located fuel site, with a total capacity of 30,600 gallons of gasoline, bio-diesel (B20) and DEF fluid. This fueling station is vital to the operation of our emergency vehicles as well as the rest of the fleet. The City of Fort Wayne is committed to maintaining this fuel site in accordance with all Federal, State, and local environmental regulations ensuring a cleaner environment for the citizens of Fort Wayne.

The City of Fort Wayne also partners with Lassus Brothers Oil, Inc. to provide 15 remote fueling locations throughout the city. This service allows city employees to remain in their designated part of town during working hours without having to be "out of service" to fuel their vehicles.

With the addition of the Lassus stations, the city is able to utilize E85 and E30. These fuel types have proven cost effective and environmentally friendly.

   GREEN FLEET

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BY THE NUMBERS:

  • 300+ vehicles and equipment operate on B20 fuel
  • 58 number of plug in and hybrid vehicles
  • 120 trucks equipment with idle-reduction technology

HISTORY OF CITY OF FORT WAYNE GREEN FLEET

  • In 2006, The City of Fort Wayne launched a Green City Initiative to develop a comprehensive energy and air quality plan.
  • The Fleet Management Department has established processes to eventually reduce overall fleet emissions by 50% and become more environmentally friendly.

ACTIONS TOWARDS GOING GREEN:

  • 100% of our diesel fuel vehicles run on biodiesel (B20) fuel. By expanding the use of B20, we are taking steps to a greener city.
  • As a part of the cities "Green City Initiative", we have continued to purchase more hybrids. These units are being used in a variety of different City departments. A few examples are the Hybrid Ford Fusion and Hybrid Ford Escapes. They have replaced older sedans and pickups with lower gas mileage.
  • We are moving toward more electrification. We have received a grant for a fully electric Zeus crew cab with dump body.
 

 

   ACOMPLISHMENTS & AWARDS      

City of Fort Wayne, Fleet Director 
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AFFILIATIONS & SERVICE (past & present)

  • Greater Indiana, served on the Board of Directors for 18 years. During those 18 years he served as the President, Vice President or Director for 12 years.
  • National APWA Certification Council - Served as a Board Member
  • Sourcewell Fleet Equipment Advisory Council - Board Member
  • Indiana Chapter of the APWA - Board Member
  • Ford Police Advisory Board - Served as a Board Member

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Implementation of an environmental management system for waste stream of hazard materials.
  • Addition of oil separators in the garage to reduce it's concentration in storm drains.
  • Recyling all used oil, antifreeze, cardboard, plastics and steel.
  • Decreasing lighting costs & energy use, computer usage, thermostats & heater energy.
  • Start of the Green Fleet.

 AWARDS/RECOGNITION 

  • #2 Green Fleet & Facility for Private and Public Sector from Fleet Equipment Magazine and Citgo Oil

  • Top 20 rankings in “100 Best” Fleets from Fleet Magazine since 2005 through 2022

  • Ranked in the top 20 in "Green Fleet" from 2008 to 2021

  • Ranked in the top 20 from 2012 to 2021 in the Government Leading Fleets Magazine

  • Hybrid Award for Innovations in Hybrids from Greater Indiana

  • ASE Blue Seal Recognition for the facility 

   VEHICLE AUCTION       

The Fleet Department has been sending used vehicles to Fort Wayne Auto Truck Auction for auction.

  • The next auction: TBA
  • For more information:
    • Krueckeberg Truck & Equipment Auction
      815 Adams Street,
      Decatur, IN 46733
      260-446-8387

 

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