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APSE National Transport Seminar 2017

The Inside Vision: Effective Local Authority Fleet Management


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Seminar objectives

Local Authority Fleet operations are the essential element in ensuring the continued delivery of front-line Council services. To ensure well run in-house fleet and maintenance services stay ahead of the game, this seminar brings together the elements that influence future success.

Speakers will cover the national picture, the regulatory context, human, financial and legal issues and strategies for maintaining efficient operations. The seminar will also take a look at innovation, fuel alternatives and the options to ensure efficient delivery of fleet services.

All this in the iconic setting of the National Motorcycle Museum, of which free entry is part of the package.


Speaker Presentations 


Operator Licensing and Compliance

Speaker: Nick Denton, Traffic Commisioner, West Midlands


General Election 2017: What does it mean to local council finances and local authority transport and fleet?

Speaker: Mo Baines, Head of Communication and Coordination, APSE


Transport Policy and Compliance

Speaker: Rob Saunder, Manager for Engineering Information, Freight Transport Association


Driver & Vehicle Standards

Speaker: Dave Wood, Compliance Product Manager, DVSA


Taxi Testing

Speaker: Brendan McNamara, Transport Operations Manager, Wakefield Council


Work-related Road Safety in the Public Sector

Speaker: Simon Turner, Campaign Director, Driving for Better Business


Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Solutions

Speaker: Dr Richard Kemp-Harper, Head of Innovation, Arcola Energy


Bristol's Low Emission Vehicle Journey

Speaker: Alex Minshull, City Innovation Sustainability and Civil Protection Service Manager, Bristol City Council




Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.




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