Sustainable Fleet Management Practices & Technologies Training Modules


Links to these video recorded training modules are provided to the public and promoted to fleet managers (and other professionals) as part of the partnership between N.C. Dept. of Transportation and the N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center.

These training modules were developed in partnership with NAFA (National Association of Fleet Administrators), in the course of producing the training manual for NAFA’s Sustainable Fleet Management Exam.

This workshop was supported by the US Department of Transportation, Federal Highways Administration CMAQ funding.  Technical support and facilities were provided by the NCSU College of Engineering’s office of Engineering Online.  The instructors who prepared the materials for this workshop are experts in their fields.  We thank the instructors for their assistance.  They were:

Emily Barrett – Town of Cary NC Sustainability

Heather Brutz – NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)

Al Curtis – Cobb County GA Fleet Management

Chris Facente – University of NC Charlotte

Corina Goulden – Convoy Solutions / Idle Air

Joe O’Neill – CNG Guy Consulting

Brandon Pasinski – Town of Cary NC Fleet Management

Lisa Poger – Advanced Energy

Rick Sapienza – NC Clean Energy Technology Center (NCCETC)

George Survant – National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA)

Michael Taylor – Propane Education & Research Council (PERC)


Introduction and Welcome, Rick Sapienza

Module 1: Introduction to Sustainability in Fleet Management

Module 2: Creating a Sustainable Fleet Plan

Module 3: First Hand Experience in Sustainable Fleet Planning: Town of Cary, NC

Module 4: Change Management

Module 5: First Hand Experience in Change Management: Cobb County, GA

Module 6: Fleet Sustainability Metrics, Key Performance Indicators, and Benchmarking

Module 7: First Hand Experience in Metrics

Module 8: Vehicle Selection Standards & Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Module 9: First Hand Experience in Vehicle Selection Standards & Life Cycle Cost Analysis

Module 10: Idle Reduction Technologies

Module 11: Electric Vehicles and Charging

Module 12: Deep Dive into Hybrid Vehicles and Technologies

Module 13: Deep Dive into CNG

Module 14: Deep Dive into LPG (propane autogas)

Module 15: Deep Dive into Biofuels

Module 16: Panel Discussion on All Technologies

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