Improve fleet operations
Do you operate a fleet of vehicles or have relationships to the freight industry? If so, there are many opportunities for you to save fuel, money and the environment. Actions like upgrading equipment, installing a diesel retrofit device, reducing idling, and improving delivery schedules can save fuel, maintenance needs, time, money and emissions! There is even assistance available to help you enhance the efficiency of your fleet.
- Participating in EPA's SmartWay is your first step to a greener fleet and a greener pocket book! Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air is an Affiliate under EPA's SmartWaySM Transport Partnership Program. SmartWay is a program that promotes and assists with the implementation of cleaner, more efficient transportation options. SmartWay Transport is a program within SmartWay that specially targets businesses in the freight industry (trucks, trains, ships). As an Affiliate, WPCA promotes SmartWay Transport and transportation improvement to its members.
- If you have a business that ships goods or have any kind of fleet, even a pool of cars for employees, then SmartWay is for you! SmartWay offers tools to help measure your fleet emissions and fuel consumption, techniques on how to reduce fuel and emissions through behavior and technology, and financial assistance. Check it out!
If you are looking for general clean diesel information or seeking assistance, please look to the Wisconsin Clean Diesel Coalition.
Smart practices for any type of fleet:
- Train employees to eco-drive (eliminate idling, trip-chaining, etc.)
- Share rides to meetings
- Maintain vehicles
- Buy more fuel-efficient vehicles when replacing fleet vehicles