The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

An Insider's look at University of Minnesota Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 07, 2020

Clint Schoeck is the Finance and Operations Manager for the University of Minnesota Fleet Services. He's been employed with the University for 11 years and has worked the past three years with Fleet Services. UMN Fleet Services is composed of a staff of 10 full time employees, and 15-20 student employees. Fleet Services oversees and maintains the majority of the University of Minnesota system's Fleet, which consists of over 900 licensed vehicles.


Read More

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

An Insider's look at Dona Ana Community College Fleet Automation Project

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 17, 2019

Dona Ana Community College (DACC) has been a longstanding client of Agile Fleet for more than 11 years. Dona Ana successfully manages an automated motor pool, along with vehicles that are individually assigned to college employees, and vehicles that require maintenance schedules to be managed within the system. They provide fleet vehicles at four locations: the DACC Espina Campus, East Mesa Campus, Gadsden Center, and Sunland Park Center. Here are some reflections from the Dona Ana fleet staff on how the ...


Read More

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

Want to reduce fleet costs tomorrow? Do this one thing.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 20, 2018

Having, communicating and consistently enforcing a money-saving policy can dramatically reduce fleet costs. Unfortunately, many fleet managers are overwhelmed by the idea of how to create and enforce policy. But it’s not as difficult as you may think. In reality, you could start to enforce one policy tomorrow and start saving money immediately. Is it really that simple? It can be. Here are some questions we hear from fleet managers regarding policy.


Read More

Topics: Fleet Policy, Right-sizing

4 policies that can save your fleet big money

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 29, 2015

So you say you have your fleet policies articulated in writing, bound in an official-looking document in your fleet office. That’s great! That means you know that having and communicating policy is the single most important thing a fleet manager can do to manage costs and risks associated with a fleet and motor pool.

But do your policies sit on a shelf or are you putting them to work for you?


Read More

Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

What do UFOs, cow eyeballs, & fuel tanks have in common? Fleet policy.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 13, 2015

Don’t believe us? Over the years we’ve talked to hundreds of fleet managers who have had to deal with things that no one would ever predict or imagine—including crazy things like UFOs and cow eyeballs! And we’ve learned that their effectiveness in dealing with such curve balls while running a motor pool is highly dependent on one thing – fleet policy.  Having and communicating policy is the single most important thing a fleet manager can do to manage a fleet and hold drivers accountable and ultimately ...


Read More

Topics: Fleet Policy

View All