Fleet Management Department
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FMD Recognized As A Leading Government Fleet
July 23, 2014 -- The City of Houston, Fleet Management Department was awarded the prestigious Leading Government Fleet Award by Government Fleet Magazine and recognized in this month’s issue of their print publication. WeiYao Chang, Assistant Director in the Fleet Management Department accepted the award on behalf of the Department at the Government Fleet Conference and Expo held in San Diego.
“As a new City of Houston department, it was quite an honor to be recognized for all the hard work our staff puts in everyday to ensure the City’s nearly 12,000 vehicles and equipment are working properly and efficiently,” said Kenneth Hoglund, the Director of the Fleet Management Department.
The City of Houston, Fleet Management Department was created on July 1, 2011 by consolidating all fleet operations in the City into one central department. The Department has over 350 employees and 27 maintenance facilities across the City of Houston to provide fleet services to 22 City departments with a combined municipal fleet total of approximately 12,000 units. The department is responsible for asset management, maintenance and repairs, fueling services, vehicle acquisitions and dispositions, equipment specifications, alternative fuel vehicle planning and implementation and the City-wide shared motor pool program, FleetShare.