Turning your fleet management vision into reality

Our mission is to provide professional fleet management services and practical solutions

fleet consultant

4C Management Solutions is an expert, independent fleet management consultancy providing quality services to vehicle and plant fleet operators.

Fleet operators are constantly under pressure for improved efficiency and effectiveness. The pressing needs of working in the business often make it difficult to find time to work on the business and bring about lasting improvements. Having an independent and experienced fleet manager available on call can make the difference.

Our approach is to work not only for you but with you. Firstly we set about understanding your needs, your challenges and your business. We want to understand your business environment, what works well and what doesn’t. We then work to provide practical solutions. We pride ourselves on our professional approach and always use best practice, codes or our significant in-house resources to provide you with well-reasoned and evidence based recommendations. We will review options with you and continue to refine our deliverables until you are satisfied. Our goal is to exceed your expectations.

Our goals are to:

  • Exceed our client's expectations
  • Support business improvement
  • Deliver value for money
  • Provide sustainable solutions
  • Contribute to the fleet management industry body of knowledge

Rob Wilson

Rob is owner and principal consultant at 4C Management Solutions. Rob has over 25 years' experience in fleet management as a practitioner and consultant. Rob’s experience covers specialised trucks, passenger cars, plant and equipment.

Rob has held senior positions in fleet management, including the role of Director - Fleet with Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Melbourne (MFB). Rob’s consulting experience covers government, local government, not for profit, peak body and commercial enterprises.

Skills

Rob's skills cover all aspects of
fleet operation including:

  • Strategy
  • Policy
  • Planning
  • Design and engineering
  • Procurement
  • Operations management
  • Maintenance
  • Disposal

Professional Experience

Asset Management

Rob has led corporate wide improvement in asset management (AM) including; analysis of organisational AM capability, improvement strategy development and improvement implementation. Rob brings best practice asset management and practical fleet management experience to 4C Management Solutions’ fleet management engagements.

Corporate Management

Rob has worked in other corporate roles in executive management including; Enterprise Agreement negotiation, operational support and strategic planning.

Procurement

Rob has worked as a senior supply chain manager with responsibility for; policy, procurement, contract management, inventory, distribution and administration.

Teaching and Professional Development

Rob works in the tertiary environment, primarily in the areas of logistics and management. Rob also presents and delivers workshops on fleet management at industry conferences and has worked with industry to provide quality specialised training materials.

Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration (Deakin)
  • Associate Diploma Engineering (Chisholm)
  • Engineering Technician
  • PCI Change Practitioner
  • Certificate 4 Training and Assessment (NMIT)
  • Company Directors Diploma, with Order of Merit (AICD)
Associations

Rob is active in the fleet industry and has been a member of the National Board of the Australasian Fleet Management Association (AfMA), Chair of the Victorian chapter of AfMA and was inaugural Chair of the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council (AFAC) Fleet Group. Rob is currently a member of the IPWEA Fleet Plus panel.

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Recent Projects

Project Client
Industry Articles / Product reviews Fleet Auto News
Fleet Review CSIRO
Fleet Management Certificate Review Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia
Diploma Transport and Logistics Training Materials Chisholm Institute
Mechanical Workshop – New Depot Consultancy* Waverley Council - NSW
Strategy Development Australasian Fleet Management Association
Plant and Vehicle Maintenance Safe Practice Guide       Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia      
Fleet Services review* Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust
Fleet Review Snowy Hydro Limited
Professional Development Training Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia
Workshop Review and Strategy* Waverley Council – NSW
Fleet Policy and Procedure Framework Snowy Hydro Limited
Maintenance Management System* Waverley / Woollahra Council NSW
Utilisation Review* Gippsland Water


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