"The right equipment
with skilled operators
to do the job"
The objective of fleet management is to support Forest
Service programs by providing efficient and safe fleet
equipment and to ensure the economical acquisition, operation,
maintenance, and disposal of that equipment.
Our fleet equipment, professional
fleet management personnel, and skilled drivers and operators
are vital to the Forest Service's mission.
The fleet includes a full spectrum of vehicles: sedans
and station wagons; light, medium, and heavy trucks; construction
equipment; boats, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and trailers;
and equipment for fire fighting, law enforcement, agriculture,
and other special needs. The Forest Service fleet totals
more than 20,000 pieces of equipment.
The Forest Service owns approximately 85% of the fleet
equipment, rents about 13% from the General
Services Administration (GSA), and leases the remaining
2% from commercial vendors. The Forest Service uses the
most efficient and economical means of providing equipment.