The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Tennessee County Municipal Advisory Service

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Fleet Tips Summary

Reference Number: MTAS-1962
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: June 02, 2017
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In summary, MTAS recommends optimizing municipal fleet operations through:

  • Considering municipal fleet as a large investment that requires excellent management.
  • Using good fleet management software in decision making.
  • Centralizing fleet management.
  • Hiring an experienced fleet manager.
  • Establishing a vehicle replacement plan and fund to buy future vehicles and equipment.
  • Establishing an internal service fund to charge maintenance/repairs back to departments.