The Agile Fleet

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An Insider's look at Scott County, MN's Fleet Management Success with Transit and Fleet Manager Troy Beam

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 06, 2018

Troy BeamTroy Beam, who has served as the Scott County, MN Fleet Manager for 18 years, offers an update on the savings and efficiencies the county has achieved since automating their fleet processes in 2013. Most notably, Beam discusses the county's significant reduction in payouts for personal vehicle use reimbursements. 


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Utilization, Fleet Management Technology, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

Should human services workers use their personal vehicles to serve at-risk populations? Probably not, and here's why.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 07, 2018

Human services workers rely on vehicles to serve at-risk populations, helping people find their way toward healthier living. But providing workers with the right vehicles, at the right location, at the right time (when they need them!) is not always such a simple task. As a result, workers often turn to their own vehicles to do their jobs. But is that such a good idea? 


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Topics: Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology

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

An Insider's look at City of Stamford's Fleet Success with Fleet Manager, Mike Scacco

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 01, 2017

Mike Scacco has been the fleet maintenance manager for City of Stamford, CT for more than 12 years. Mr. Scacco drove the initiative to automate the management of the city's fleet, resulting in $300,000 reduction in vehicle costs, as well as $500,000 in vehicle replacement cost avoidance. 


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

FMIS launch overwhelming? Do it in these 3 easy steps.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 07, 2017

If you are overwhelmed at the thought of launching a fleet management information system (FMIS), don’t be. Launching a new FMIS is easier than ever due to the nature of the web-based technology and the refined implementation processes offered by fleet technology vendors.

All FMIS vendors are not alike. Select a vendor that you are comfortable with… one that can describe their approach in a way that you clearly understand.


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Topics: University Motor Pool, Government Motor Pool, Utilization, Starting a Motor Pool, FMIS, Fleet Management Technology