ASTM E3221 - 19

    Standard Guide for Motorized Equipment

    Active Standard ASTM E3221 | Developed by Subcommittee: E53.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.12

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    Significance and Use

    5.1 Measuring and managing the effectiveness of a motorized equipment program will result in improved accountability and enhanced operational performance. Accountability will be evident through standard performance measures, such as cost savings, increased asset visibility and utilization, extended asset life, petroleum and greenhouse gas (GHG) reductions, and increased mission effectiveness.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide addresses considerations for effectively managing fleets of motorized mobile equipment assets.

    1.2 This guide primarily addresses nontactical motorized equipment but may also include other commodity groups such as aircraft and waterborne vessels.

    1.3 This guide does not override requirements specific to governmental authorities. However, to the greatest extent practicable, entities should consider the guidance in this standard where the opportunity to realize efficiencies is evident.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    E2135 Terminology for Property and Asset Management

    E2279 Practice for Establishing the Guiding Principles of Property Asset Management

    E2306 Guide for Disposal of Personal Property Assets

    E2608 Practice for Equipment Control Matrix (ECM)

    E2962 Guide for Fleet Management

    GAO Document

    GAO-18-295 Heavy Equipment

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    DOI: 10.1520/E3221-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM E3221-19, Standard Guide for Motorized Equipment, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019,

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