The Agile Fleet

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New Year, New Fleet? How to Make Your Case for Incorporating Fleet Technology into your Organization

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 08, 2019

2018 was a record-setting year for Agile Fleet. We’re happy to report we welcomed the second-highest number of new clients ever in a single year.  Many of them are well on their way to transforming their fleet processes, reducing costs, and improving service to their customers.


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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing

4 signs that now may be the best time to implement your motor pool

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 04, 2018

Are you thinking about starting a car sharing initiative? There are lots of good reasons to share vehicles: reduced costs, improved service, unburdening staff. But if you've put it off, here are some signs you may want to do it sooner than later. 


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

Beyond “use it or lose it.” A better way to look at utilization.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 06, 2018

Kate Vigneau is Director of Professional Development at NAFA and this month's guest blogger.

I have a friend who is a District Manager for a pharmaceutical company. He drives the long way to the airport for his weekly commute because it adds 10 miles a trip which allows him to squeak by the monthly utilization threshold set by his company; and keep his car. I have seen government organizations strive to justify dedicated vehicles for employees who operate them less than 5,000 miles ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Guest Blog, NAFA

Why sharing vehicles is good news (and how to communicate that to your stakeholders)

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 20, 2018

In a perfect world, you could get out a megaphone and announce to your drivers that everyone is going to start sharing vehicles and everyone will jump up and cheer. Unfortunately announcing the news that you are going to share – especially for those who are driving their own company vehicle - may not be such welcome news.


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing

Getting to Start: How to Measure Your Fleet Utilization When You Don’t have Fleet Technology

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 25, 2018

Many people come to us saying they have no way of tracking or managing their vehicles or the employees using their vehicles. Most have no vehicle sharing program. Some do share vehicles, but are doing it manually, with email, spreadsheets, and paper. And while many do track odometer or fuel burn, the majority have no idea of whether their vehicles are efficiently utilized or not, or how to go about getting data to support an answer.


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing