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An Insider's look at Scott County, MN's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 26, 2020

Jason Allen is the system administrator for the Scott County, Minnesota fleet. Scott County, located southwest of Minneapolis, has a population of 141,000 people and covers 365 square miles. The Scott County, MN fleet has six motor pool sites located around the county, all managed from one central location. More than 900 people share the vehicles in the 84-vehicle motor pool, and they have some assigned vehicles as well.


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

Expert advice: how fleets can move forward positively - despite Covid-19

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 12, 2020

Did you know that 80% of fleet managers expect budget reductions next year? Fleets hit hard financially by the Covid-19 crisis may now be required to make changes that will reduce costs, increase social distancing, and improve efficiency. The good news is that it may not be as difficult as you may think. Things like eliminating underused vehicles from the fleet, sharing vehicles in a self-service motor pool, and fleet right-sizing can all significantly reduce costs.


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Topics: ROI

Slash fleet expenses by sharing motor pool vehicles between departments

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 29, 2020

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.


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing

Want to make a business case for motor pool? Here's expert guidance

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 31, 2020

If you are reading this you probably already know that your organization can save tens of thousands – even hundreds of thousands of dollars -- by sharing vehicles, reducing unneeded vehicles, and automating fleet management processes. You know that by automating things like vehicle reservations, dispatching, and billing and reporting, your organization can experience incredible time savings (for fleet managers) and convenience (for users of the fleet.) We’ve seen our customers do all these and more.

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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology

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