Matt Betz of DTE Energy shares some of the steps in his plan in hopes other vocational fleets can use it as a template for their own EV efforts.
Are You a ‘Fireman’ or a Manager? Hint: One is a Dead-End Job
How would you characterize your job? Are you more of a “fireman,” spending your days putting out one fire after another? Or, do you devote the time to truly manage your fleet? Most of us will say we do both, but putting out fires consumes a tremendous amount of time and decreases the time invested in managing the fleet from a strategic level. At the most fundamental level, we have to ask ourselves: Are we tactical or strategic managers?