NAFA Instructs Asset Management Execs on Supplier Relations, Fleet Challenges and Sustainable Option

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Release date: 7/11/2017

(PRINCETON, NJ – JULY 11, 2017) – NAFA Fleet Management Association (NAFA) has accepted an invitation from the National Property Management Association (NPMA) to speak to hundreds of asset management executives at NPMA’s 2017 National Education Seminar (NES) in Phoenix later this month.
Recognizing NAFA’s best-in-class, standard-setting education and training, NPMA has scheduled NAFA to teach its conference attendees about fleet supplier relations, current challenges in the fleet sector, and creating sustainable fleet options.
“NPMA’s National Education Seminar is an outstanding educational opportunity for professionals who manage assets for federal, state and local governments, contractors, colleges and universities, and private industries,” said NAFA Chief Executive Officer Phillip E. Russo, CAE. “NAFA is honored and proud that NPMA recognizes NAFA’s position as the leader in fleet education and training, and we are thrilled to speak to their audience.”
In a notice to its members, NPMA wrote, “NPMA recognizes the global increase in demand for trained professionals able to improve their fleet operating knowledge and administrative skills…[that is why] NPMA is continuing to grow the fleet management track [during the NES], which will provide educational content from leading industry experts on improving fleet productivity and maintenance.”
NAFA’s Director of Professional Development, Katherine Vigneau, CAFM®; will present the following topics at NES:

  • Strategic Fleet Sourcing and Supplier Relationships – Monday, July 31
  • Big Challenges in Fleet Asset Management – Tuesday, August 1
  • Sustainable Fleet Acquisition – Wednesday, August 2
To learn more about the NPMA National Education Seminar, visit
About NAFA Fleet Management Association
NAFA is the 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 in North America and across the globe. NAFA’s members are responsible for the specification, acquisition, maintenance, repair, fueling, risk management, and remarketing of more than 4.6 million vehicles that drive an estimated 50 billion miles each year. NAFA’s members control assets and services well in excess of $100 billion each year.
NAFA’s members manage fleets for corporations covering a wide range of manufacturing and service organizations, governments (whether local, state and/or federal), and public service entities (public safety, law enforcement, educational institutions, utilities, etc.); still other members serve financial institutions, insurance companies, non-profit organizations, and the like. For more information, please visit
About NPMA
NPMA is a non-profit membership association for professionals who are responsible for the effective and efficient management of equipment, materials, and other moveable and durable assets for their organization.