The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

An Insider's look at Agile Fleet's Technical Support Team with Specialist Helen Lagerblade, formerly of Iowa's DAS

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 24, 2020

Helen Lagerblade is the former Fleet Services Coordinator for the State of Iowa’s Department of Administrative Services (DAS). Now a technical support team member at Agile Fleet, Lagerblade shares her unique perspective from once being an Agile Fleet client, to now being on the Agile Fleet Team. 

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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology

Is there a fleet utilization study in your future?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 03, 2020

Is your organization being asked to conduct a fleet utilization study? Some organizations are required to do formal studies at fixed intervals. For example, GSA Fleet recommends that a Vehicle Allocation Methodology (VAM) survey be done every five years.

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Topics: Utilization, Right-sizing

Do you employ fleet management best practices? Here are our top 10

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 27, 2020

Do you employ fleet management best practices? Review our Top 10 checklist and find out.

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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing, Fleet Management Technology, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

An Insider's look at University of Wyoming's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 04, 2020

Shawn Fletcher is the Fleet Services Manager for the University of Wyoming, in Laramie WY. The university has a diverse fleet of 827 vehicles, with more than 200 of them being shared in a motor pool. Shawn has always been involved in the transportation industry, whether it was hauling freight, turning wrenches or just washing a car. His roots run deep in transportation. He then had the opportunity to join the University of Wyoming’s fleet organization where he has worked for nearly 6 years.


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Policy, University Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance

Building your own fleet solution in 2020? Don’t miss these tips from fleet managers who have already been down that road.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 28, 2020

Some organizations have the time, money, resources, and expertise to build their own custom fleet management solution and to those folks we say, “Way to go!” But we’ve found that most organizations who embark on the task of automating their fleet management processes themselves often run into roadblocks that can sometimes be extremely difficult, if not impossible, to recover from. If you are considering building your own solution, we thought we would offer a look at the road ahead - from the viewpoint of many ...

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Topics: FMIS, Fleet Management Technology