Ohio wins national award for alternative-fuel-use scorecard

A new scorecard used to measure the use of alternative fuels in state vehicles has landed the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ Office of Fleet Management the 2009 Larry Goill Memorial Quality Fleet Management Idea Award.

The national award is given out by the NAFA Fleet Management Association and recognizes creative ideas that improve productivity and/or favorably impact bottom-line cost savings.

The scorecard was first created in 2007 to make an easy-to-read format indicating each state agency’s alternative fuel usage and its respective progress towards their agency’s goal.  As a result of the scorecard, E85 usage increased 701% during 2008 and biodiesel usage increased an astounding 2,364%.

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