The 10-day Vehicle Fleet Development & Management Programme

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Dubai - UAE , 20200531 31 May - 11 Jun 2020$7,900 Register
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Transportation activities can account for over 70% of an organization’s supply chain costs. Thus, it is vital that an organization gets the transportation function right, whether its ambition is to meet personnel mobility needs or to execute the delivery of goods and materials.

In this 10-day Vehicle Fleet Development & Management Programme, we will examine the transportation function in a holistic manner. We start by outlining the requirements of successful fleet maintenance programs and workshops. We then describe the components of stringent fleet and driver safety programs and experiment with different capital budgeting and distribution routing techniques. We conclude with a thorough explanation of key fleet performance measures.


Upon successful completion of the 10-day Vehicle Fleet Development & Management Programme, delegates will be able to demonstrate a variety of knowledge and experience to effectively manage the operation of commercial vehicle fleets at different levels of seniority and responsibility:

  • State the objectives of fleet management and the role of the fleet manager
  • Implement a fleet preventive maintenance program
  • Determine requirements for efficient workshops
  • Create fleet safety and driver selection programs
  • Use capital budgeting techniques to perform vehicle replacement analysis
  • Optimize distribution vehicle routes
  • Write Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and measure performance of the fleet


The 10-day Vehicle Fleet Development & Management Programme is beneficial to a wide range of personnel, especially:

  • Financial/Logistic/Maintenance Directors
  • Fleet Management Industry Personnel
  • Purchasing/Procurement Personnel
  • Fleet Planners/Administrators/Managers
  • Transport/Operations Personnel
  • Government Transportation Professionals
  • Fleet Maintenance/Distribution Personnel
  • Finance Professionals
  • Contracts/Project Professionals
  • Operations Supervisors
  • Logistics/Supply Chain Professionals


This practical training course is based on adult learning concept i.e. it is participatory and experiential involving some theoretical insight, some awareness building and a lot of skill practice using a variety of individual exercises, team exercises, and case studies. It also leverages a series of videos portraying the latest transportation management systems.

Pre & Post course assessments will be used to measure the effectiveness of this training.


DAY 1 -Vehicle Acquisition

  • KeyTopics:

    • Fleet management principles
    • The general vehicle market
    • Depreciation management
    • Development of the fleet policy and regulations
    • Defining future needs in terms of corporate objectives

DAY 2 - Selection of Vehicles

  • KeyTopics:

    • Dealer selection and evaluation
    • Selection of vehicles
    • Vehicle specifications
    • Total Cost of Operations calculations
    • Benchmarking for selection

DAY 3 - Financing Vehicles

  • KeyTopics:

    • Purchasing methods and timing of purchases
    • Financing vehicles
    • Vehicle financing options
      • Optimising monthly financing costs
      • The use of balloon payments
      • Vehicle use reimbursement
      • Budgeting concepts and methods

DAY 4 - Fleet Operations

  • KeyTopics:

    • Fleet management principles
    • The general vehicle market
    • Development of the fleet policy and regulations
    • Fuel management and fuel systems
      • Fuelling options and fleet/ fuel card systems
      • Alternative Fuels

DAY 5 - Fleet Maintenance Management

  • KeyTopics:

    • Tyre management
    • Vehicle repairs
    • Tracking systems and route management
    • Right sizing the fleet and vehicle specifications
    • Right sizing the fleet
    • Availability management
    • Job and vehicle specifications
    • Utilisation and route control
    • Tracking systems
    • Setting the optimum fleet size

DAY 6 -The Fleet Safety Programme

  • KeyTopics:

    • Insurance management
    • Driver assessment & Training
    • Company Safety programme
    • Driver Records
    • Driver incentives
    • Accident management

DAY 7 -Daily Operations - Driver and Vehicle Management

  • KeyTopics:

    • Day to day operational procedures for drivers and vehicles
    • Breakdowns
    • Planned maintenance
    • Unplanned maintenance
    • Driver allocations
    • Operational checklists
    • Supervisory management
    • Management reports

DAY 8 -Remarketing used vehicles

  • KeyTopics:

    • Fleet management principles
    • The general vehicle market
    • The used vehicle market and resale values
    • Development of the fleet policy and regulations

DAY 9 -Replacement planning

  • KeyTopics:

    • The theoretical and practical approach
    • Used vehicle marketing – the different methods
    • The auctioneer approach
    • Analysing current and projected resale values

DAY 10 -Resale Planning

  • KeyTopics:

    • Internal programmes to maximize resale values
    • Setting the reserve price and reconditioning costs
    • Driver incentives to maintain vehicles

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