Our fleet team was celebrated as the winner of the Australasian Fleet Management Association’s (AFMA) 2023 Environment Award in recognition of outstanding commitment to sustainability, waste reduction, and greener fleet management.
Head of Fleet Jitesh Singh was also announced Fleet Manager of the Year.
It’s the first time in the 26-year history of the awards that one company has won two AFMA awards.
AFMA said of Jitesh and our fleet team:
"WMNZ has embarked on a transformative journey towards fleet electrification and decarbonisation and has been at the forefront of innovation and collaboration, working closely with international partners to bring cutting-edge electric vehicle technology to New Zealand.
"In addition to this technical prowess, Waste Management has fostered a culture of pride and enthusiasm among its 1,500 employees as they embrace the electric vehicle revolution.
"As Fleet Manager of the Year Jitesh is recognised for his knowledge and dedication to elevating the entire fleet industry. He is a true ambassador for safety, efficiency and sustainability.
"WMNZ’s notable achievements, under the leadership of Jitesh, include:
The AFMA 2023 Awards are a platform for celebrating exceptional achievements and fostering professional development within the fleet management sector. The awards ceremony was attended by almost 700 guests all keen to learn from Waste Management and Jitesh’s journey. Congratulations Jitesh and team!