The Ministry of Mines and Energy will unveil a Fleet Management System (FMS) on May 8, 2023, at the Ministry’s head office in Windhoek.
According to the assertion, in 2007, the Ministry highlighted the need to automate the fleet management business procedures. The system specs were completed, and internal development of the FMS began in 201 8.
The Acting Executive Director in the Ministry of Mines and Energy Bryan Eiseb highlighted that the Ministry views the FMS as a valuable asset to Government and would contribute to the promotion of e-services and innovation in terms of ICT strategies.
The FMS is a system for managing, monitoring, and controlling the Ministry’s fleet using real-time data to increase operational efficiency and enable management to make timely and informed fleet management choices.
“The FMS will significantly contribute to the government’s cost-cutting initiative,” said Maria Moses, the Ministry’s Director of Administration Services, adding that the system intends to standardize government fleet management operations to improve service delivery and transparency.
Andreas Mutota, the Ministry’s Chief Analyst Programmer who created the system, stated that the skill sets are accessible inside the public sector and that the government should foster innovation and talent transfer. This will improve the security of government data even further.