At the 2021 IPWEA Fleet Conference Matthew Smith from Total Metering Services Pty Ltd was announced as the winner of the annual IPWEA Fleet Award.
The award is linked to the IPWEA Fleet Management Certificate which is designed for people involved in managing a fleet that would like some formal training to continue their personal development and forge a career in fleet management.
Matthew achieved the highest ranking of all participants in the 2020 cohort and was recognised for his achievement at IPWEA’s virtual fleet conference held in March 2021.
Matthew Smith is currently employed as the National Warehousing & Assets Manager for Total Metering Services Pty Ltd in Dubbo, NSW. The company is a leading field service provider and specialises in installing and servicing smart meters for business and residential customers of Australia’s leading electricity retailers. TMS currently installs and services over 100,000 digital meters nationally on an annual basis.
Matthew completed the IPWEA Fleet Management Certificate in 2020. Stephen Haughey, IPWEA FLEET Consultant and lead assessor for the Fleet Management Certificate said “The IPWEA Fleet Award is made to the highest ranked individual who completes the Fleet Management Certificate in the previous year. The award is assessed objectively on the quality of the formal assessment tasks provided by all students.
Upon receipt of the award, Matthew stated, “Through my previous position as Asset & Fleet Coordinator for my Local Council, I was fortunate enough to attend this course.” He continued, “I found the course to be structured well and the course content to be clear and informative. Using the knowledge gained from attending the IPWEA Fleet Management Certificate, I have been able to apply the principles in my current position to make calculated decisions regarding the companies 150+ strong fleet.”
Matthew also said, “I would recommend this course for those looking for helpful content that can be applied realistically.”
Congratulations again to Matthew for achieving the IPWEA Fleet Award!