NAFA Hosts Webinar on Right-Sizing Fleets on July 24

NAFA Fleet Management Association continues its monthly free webinar series for Members with "Right-Sizing Your Fleet Without Feeling The Pinch: Expert Advice on Where to Cut, How to Cut, and What You'll Save in the Process" on Wednesday, July 24 at 1pm.

Princeton, NJ, July 12, 2013 --( Fleet managers everywhere have been asked to reduce the size of their fleets, go green, and cut costs. Right-sizing just might be the answer for all three situations. As part of its ongoing webinar series, NAFA Fleet Management Association is proud to offer Right-Sizing Your Fleet Without Feeling The Pinch: Expert Advice on Where to Cut, How to Cut, and What You’ll Save in the Process on Wednesday, July 24 at 1:00 p.m. (EST). This webinar, sponsored by Agile Access Control, Inc., is provided as a free, value-added benefit to NAFA Members and NAFA Affiliates. Registration for non-members is $25.00.

Whether your fleet has been mandated to right-size or you just want to make financially sound decisions regarding the number and mix of vehicles in your fleet, this webinar is for you. In this session, attendees will learn about the top five ingredients of a successful right-sizing initiative, including: A project champion, metrics & benchmarks, policy, a marketing plan, and the "secret ingredient." The webinar will also address the barriers to right-sizing as reported by many fleet managers.

The webinar is led by Ed Smith, President and Co-Founder of Agile Access Control, Inc. and Matt Wade, the Vice President of Agile Access Control, Inc. - both are recognized leaders in the industry. Smith, an expert in fleet right-sizing, created and led the development of FleetCommander fleet and motor pool management software. With the help of his team, Smith has overseen the implementation of FleetCommander technology to right-size fleets and manage the sharing of thousands of vehicles throughout the U.S., and worldwide, including vehicles in Canada, Central America, Asia, and Africa. He specializes in the analysis of vehicle utilization data for the accurate planning and execution of right-sizing initiatives.

Matt Wade has over a decade’s worth off experience working with fleets within state and city governments as well as within the private sector. He has personally been involved with the deployment of enterprise fleet solutions for more than 100 motor pool operations, and is very familiar with the challenges faced by fleets, having spoken to hundreds of fleet managers throughout the U.S. and abroad over the past decade. He is skilled in fleet automation project management, requirements elicitation, data gathering, data cleanup and manipulation, and technical support. He is also recognized for his development of quality assurance initiatives.

The monthly webinar series is just one of many exclusive membership benefits for NAFA Members. The series has run for several years and has included topics such as “Getting Control of Fuel Costs,” “Five Best Fleet Practices When Using A GPS Fleet Tracking Solution,” “What You Didn’t Realize Is Missing From Your Driver Policy,” “How To Find And Remarket Your Surplus Vehicles Without The Pain” and “Natural Gas For My Fleet – Is It For Me And How To Get Here To There.”

Advance registration for the webinar is required and must be made by Tuesday, July 23. To register, visit

About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA is the world’s premier non-profit association for professionals who manage fleets of sedans, public safety vehicles, trucks, and buses of all types and sizes, and a wide range of military and off-road equipment for organizations across the globe. NAFA is the association for the diverse vehicle fleet management profession regardless of organizational type, geographic location or fleet composition. NAFA’s Full and Associate Members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance and repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 3.5 million vehicles including in excess of 1.1 million trucks of which 350 thousand are medium- and heavy-duty trucks. For more information visit
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