Green Fleet Action Plan

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The Backbone of a Successful Corporate Fleet Strategy

Green fleet action plans provide the foundation and overall direction for fuel efficient fleet management. They reflect business needs, costs, and technical opportunities and restraints. [1]

Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger and City Fleet Manager Chris Hill accept the award as Canada’s first E3 Rated Fleet. / E3 Fleet, 2007.Getting all user groups on board and maintaining effective, regular communication are key elements to success. Senior management support and commitment is critical to ensure the plan has the resources, direction, and the accountability at the implementation level necessary to succeed.

Benefits

A green fleet action plan demonstrates commitment and organizes action plans around fuel efficient fleet operation. It also:

  • Reduces GHG emissions and related pollutants.
  • Reduces operating costs.
  • Reduces insurance costs.
  • Reduces fuel consumption.
  • Aligns key players.
  • Improves communication regarding fleet operations.
  • Enhances public image.
  • Builds pride in employees.

Community Examples

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[1] E3 Fleet, Fraser Basin Council.