Fleet & Plant Management



Fleet Programs

Fleet Partners

IPWEA FLEET’s mission is to support those working, or intending to work, in the management, procurement, maintenance and use of plant, vehicles & equipment.

IPWEA FLEET is the leading provider of Plant and Vehicle Fleet Management reference materials and resources and provides a range of training and networking opportunities to the fleet industry.


IPWEA Maintenance Planning Tool (MPT)
The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) and Connected Asset Management have formed a strategic alliance to deliver the IPWEA FLEET Maintenance Planning Tool (MPT). The MPT is ideal for those organisations that currently manage a small fleet (up to 250 assets) without dedicated fleet management software.
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New Resources for IPWEA FLEET Subscribers

IPWEA FLEET continues to develop new resources and provide increased value for our subscribers.

Whole of Life Cost Calculator
A new Whole of Life Cost calculator is now available. The WOL calculator can be used to estimate; total and annualised WOL cost, internal hire or recharge rates, replacement reserve allocation and best value purchase scores.
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Resources Page
There is also a new, subscribers only, Resources Page where useful references and guides can be accessed. Current resources include; a Plant and Vehicle Classification system, a Plant Replacement Checklist and an Idle Time Guidance Note.
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Fleet Subscription

Comprehensive resources to assist plant & vehicle professionals.

Fleet Online Tools


IPWEA FLEET Health Check

NEW! IPWEA FLEET Maintenance Planning Tool


IPWEA’s regular Plant and Vehicle Management workshops are highly regarded and now our tailored or in-house courses are increasing in popularity. Fleet Maintenance Supervisor Training and Plant and Vehicle Maintenance Safe Practice training have proven very beneficial to participants.

The Fleet Management Certificate and Fleet Management online training provide practical and industry recognised training for fleet practitioners. Rob Wilson, Manager IPWEA FLEET, who delivers the on-line training says “The certificate and the on-line training provides participants with essential need-to-know principles and techniques for best practice fleet management”.

Fleet Management Certificate

Online Fleet Management Training

Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor Training

1-Day Plant & Vehicle Management Workshops

IPWEA Australasian Fleet Conference





IPWEA FLEET Achievement Award
Congratualtions 2017 Winner!
Grant Everett, Dubbo Regional Council

Congratulations also to the award nominees:

Chris Reardon – City of Hobart
Clinton Wood – Gympie regional Council
Daniel Hutton – City of Karratha
Ron Ahmat – Mackay Regional Council

Corporate Sponsors

Opportunities available. Please download the IPWEA Fleet Prospectus and contact Ross Moody

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