The Agile Fleet

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An Insider's look at the State of Michigan's Motor Pool Success with Fleet Manager Dave Hofmeister

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 05, 2017

The State of Michigan’s automated motor pool system has managed nearly half a million reservations for its shared vehicle fleet at 20 sites across the state since its inception in 2010. Read more about this extraordinary motor pool system in this interview with State Motor Pool Operations Manager Dave Hofmeister.

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

Take the next step in vehicle sharing: share between departments (Part 1)

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 07, 2017

If your organization has several departments individually sharing vehicles, congratulations! You're already saving money and acheiving efficiencies that sharing brings. Many organizations haven’t taken that first step yet. But if you have, we want to encourage you to consider going the next step: share between multiple departments. 

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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing

An Insider's look at Whitman College's Motor Pool Success with Fleet Managers Laurie Doohan and Shannon Perkins

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 17, 2017

Whitman College is a private liberal arts college located in Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College is dedicated to developing the whole person and encouraging creativity, critical thinking, character, and responsibility. The college has been a FleetCommander customer since 2014.

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

Personal vehicle usage reimbursements cost public fleets tens of thousands of dollars each year. Is your fleet one of them?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 26, 2017

Use of personal vehicles for business purposes is a common practice in many organizations, even if they have a motor pool. However, organizations conducting “business as usual” may be unsuspectingly losing tens of thousands of dollars a year in personal vehicle use reimbursements. While it may seem easier to continue a well-established practice, organizations can virtually eliminate this unnecessary expense and improve vehicle utilization with an automated motor pool solution. Today's blog takes a look at ...

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Topics: Right-sizing, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

Calculating Fleet Automation ROI: It’s easier than you may think

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 05, 2017

Being able to clearly articulate the cost-savings related to purchasing technology to help you right size your fleet and/or share vehicles can be a huge help in getting management’s buy-in. Imagine these two very different conversations with your procurement team:

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Topics: ROI, Right-sizing