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Influence of an integrated maintenance management on the vehicle fleet energy efficiency

Integrated fleet maintenance management represents implementation of measures, actions and decision making with the aim of decreasing total maintenance costs and increasing energy efficiency fulfilling requirements of three interdependent components: transport, maintenance and their environment. Therefore, a methodology for integrated fleet maintenance management is developed and presented in this paper. The purpose of the methodology is to contribute in increasing fleet's energy efficiency and evaluate managers' fleet maintenance management efficiency. The methodology was implemented in the company with own light and medium goods vehicle fleet. According to realized values of defined indicators, the maintenance management has become more efficient in the observed period. It contributed to specific fuel consumption reduction per transport volume, thereby increasing fleet's energy efficiency. Further, the fleet size was reduced, which affected the rational realization of the given transport volume in the observed period. [Project of the Serbian Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Grant no. 36010: Development of the Model for Managing the Vehicle Technical Condition in Order to Increase its Energy Efficiency and Reduce Exhaust Emissions]
PAPER REVISED: 2017-04-05
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2017-04-22
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