The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

Want to cut costs by understanding your fleet metrics? We picked our top 5 metrics you should keep your eye on.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 17, 2019

There are thousands of fleet metrics that can be used to describe a fleet. But which metrics do you need to look at to help you reduce costs and optimize the use of your vehicles? We’ve boiled it down to our top five. Here they are and why we chose them:


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing

Is fleet right-sizing all that important? Yes, here's why.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 17, 2019

Having a right-sized fleet is essential to fulfilling the mission of your organization. Whether you are a community college with 15 vehicles or a large government, utility, or commercial enterprise with tens of thousands of vehicles, understanding and managing fleet utilization should be a top-of-mind thing that is at the core of right-sizing initiatives. Why? Because utilization metrics tell you about the size of your fleet relative to your needs. The size of your fleet directly impacts the ability to ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing

An Insider's look at the City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Fleet Automation Project

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 05, 2019

The Department of Watershed Management provides high quality drinking water and wastewater services to residential, businesses and wholesale customers while protecting urban waterways, conserving natural resources, and providing clean, safe water for customers. It is currently midway into the $4 billion Clean Water Atlanta Program, a complete overhaul of the City’s water and sewer infrastructure. The City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed is also embarking on a fleet automation project with Agile Fleet. ...


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Topics: Insider, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, Fleet Management Technology, Key Control

Reduce fleet expenses by sharing between departments

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 21, 2019

Does your organization have multiple small fleets that serve discrete groups of individuals? Our experience has shown that operating small, geographically co-located sub-fleets in most organizations can be one of the least efficient ways to operate a fleet. Why? Because you generally plan for worst-case scenarios when it comes to the size of a department fleet.

For example, if a university admissions department has peak demands that require eight passenger vehicles for a few months out of the year, ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing

An Insider's look at Cornell University's Fleet Automation with Tammy Lopez

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 06, 2019

Tammy Lopez is the Customer Service & Program Manager for Cornell Fleet Services at Cornell University Fleet Services. Fleet Services provides all university departments with safe and reliable vehicles to perform university business. Ms. Lopez provides leadership regarding customer relations, quality control, budget, metrics analyses, procurement and disposition of vehicles, and manages the fleet business plan to support future growth.


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool, Utilization, Fleet Management Technology