The Fleet Management project (FM) work under a tripartite arrangement which includes MoH, GSA (Representing the government of Liberia) and Riders for Health. The tripartite has been a successful oversight for the Riders for Health fleet management project for more than a year and has helped in all times of need. Staff seconded from the MoH and GSA form the bulk of Riders for Health Liberia.
As from July 2015 Riders started to setup the national fleet management project for the Ministry of Health this included building physical infrastructure and equipment to manage 534 vehicles (281 motor vehicles to include ambulances and 183 motorcycles. The managed vehicles consist of ambulances and trekking vehicles for outreach activities and motorcycles for outreach health care delivery.
The FM project provides vehicle and driver safety training using the defensive driving and vehicle preventive maintenance modules, provides training for transparent fuel consumption and management, mechanical services and construction of regional garages around the Country to reduce turnaround time for servicing, ensuring availability of vehicle parts, etc. The infrastructure enables Riders Liberia to offer a highly standardized vehicle maintenance services throughout the country resulting in reliable transport for the delivery of equitable health care. Below are activities thus far accomplished under the FM project