AEMP Encouraging Applications For The 2013 Fleet Masters Award

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP), along with Construction Equipment (CE) magazine, is accepting applications for the 10th annual Fleet Masters Award.

Online PR News – 27-September-2012 – GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (Sept 27, 2012) – The 2013 award will be presented at AEMP’s Management Conference and Annual Meeting Mar. 17-19, 2013 in Jacksonville, Fla. Applications must be postmarked no later than Jan. 11, 2013 to be eligible.

The Fleet Masters Award acknowledges equipment professionals who demonstrate excellence in meeting the unique challenges inherent to delivering cost-effective and cutting-edge management of mixed fleets of on- and off-road equipment. Each year, AEMP and CE honor a fleet from both the public and private sector, during a special ceremony sponsored by AEMP’s Strategic Alliance Partners.

In 2012, the United States Air Forces, Europe, received the public sector Fleet Masters Award and Waste Management, Houston, took home the private sector award. Ron Erwin, chief, command vehicles for United States Air Forces, Europe, and John Meese, senior director of heavy equipment for Waste Management, accepted the Fleet Masters Awards on behalf of their teams.

The Fleet Masters Award is open to the entire equipment management industry; both AEMP member and non-member fleets are eligible to apply. For further details, application criteria and a list of past honorees, visit, or contact Claudine Wheeler at 970-384-0510 or

About AEMP
The Association of Equipment Management Professionals represents fleet professionals working in construction, government, utilities, energy, mining and more. AEMP, which formed in 1980, maintains relationships among manufacturers, end-users, governmental agencies, educational institutions and others involved in the design and management of heavy equipment.

AEMP created the term Equipment Triangle, which is the cornerstone of the association’s philosophy that a balanced relationship must exist between the end user, distributor and OEM/supplier in the life cycle of a piece of heavy equipment or product. AEMP advances this philosophy through its education and certification programs. For more information and additional ways to connect with AEMP, visit, find the organization on Facebook and see videos on YouTube.