The Agile Customer

Tips, tricks, & best practices for the FleetCommander community

Did you know? Using FleetCommander to Communicate Your Policies

Posted by The Agile Customer on February 02, 2017

Having, communicating, and enforcing a policy on vehicle usage is essential to running an effective fleet. It reduces the cost of doing business with respect to liability, safety, and vehicle abuse. It's important to make sure you have a comprehensive policy.


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Did You Know? FleetCommander Tips & Tricks

Did you know? FleetCommander can facilitate department sharing using overlapping reservations

Posted by The Agile Customer on January 05, 2017

There was quite a bit of feedback from my earlier post about sharing vehicles within and between departments. One question was how could the fleet organization charge the department for the monthly lease of the vehicle and also allow the department to charge its drivers for the daily use of the vehicles. Well, we have a solution for that. It’s called overlapping reservations.


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Topics: Did You Know? FleetCommander Tips & Tricks

Did you know? Defining holidays are necessary for reports and reservations

Posted by The Agile Customer on November 30, 2016

Don’t forget to define your holidays in FleetCommander. Holidays are important in two areas: running reports and making reservations.


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Topics: Did You Know? FleetCommander Tips & Tricks

Did you know? Slash fleet costs by sharing within & between departments

Posted by The Agile Customer on November 01, 2016

When you're talking about saving money, there is a lot of low-hanging fruit in department fleets. It’s in those little mini-pools that are spread out within the departments. These vehicles are not assigned to anyone within the department, but they are shared only among the employees within that department.


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Topics: ROI, Utilization, Did You Know? FleetCommander Tips & Tricks

Did you know? The importance of 'Last Available Date'

Posted by The Agile Customer on October 05, 2016

The Last Available Date (LAD) field in FleetCommander is typically used when an organization knows it will no longer use that vehicle for reservations. This date can be in the past or the future. If the LAD is blank or in the future, this vehicle is still available for reservations.

There are two main reasons why this field should be kept updated:


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Did You Know? FleetCommander Tips & Tricks