Coca Cola Enterprises, the largest bottler of Coke beverages, is highly regarded in the fleet management industry because it has the largest hybrid electric delivery fleet in North America. It has 327 “green” trucks on the road in the U.S. and Canada. These hybrid trucks are 30% more fuel-efficient than traditional trucks, produce less emissions when idling or stopped in traffic, and reduce overall emissions by over one-third.
Steve Saltzgiver was recently hired by Coca Cola as Director of Fleet Operations. Saltzgiver worked for over 10 years as the Director of the Office of Fleet Management for the State of Georgia. Georgia has the fourth-largest state vehicle fleet totaling more than 20,000 units. Saltzgiver also served 12 years as Director of Fleet Operations and Surplus Property for the State of Utah. He managed a diverse state-wide fleet of more than 10,000 vehicles and pieces of equipment.