The Agile Fleet

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An Insider's look at Scott County, MN POV expense reduction with Transit and Fleet Manager Troy Beam

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 13, 2016

When Scott County, MN, launched a fleet automation project nearly four years ago, cutting personal vehicle use (POV) expenses was a major objective. According to County Transit and Fleet Manager Troy Beam, the county had been spending $250,000 annually in mileage reimbursements from personal vehicle usage. Other goals the County set included automating and streamlining the vehicle reservation process, sharing vehicles, managing keys, improving vehicle utilization, and reducing costs. In this interview, Beam ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool

An Insider's look at the State of Colorado Fleet Success with Scott Edwards, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 25, 2016

Colorado State Fleet Manager Scott Edwards, CAFM, has worked in the field of fleet management for more than two decades. As Colorado's State Fleet Manager, he oversees the state's 6,100 light and medium-duty vehicles. In the past, Edwards served as the long-time fleet manager for University of Colorado, as well as the university's interim assistant director of transportation. Edwards has held multiple positions in the Rocky Mountain chapter of NAFA, and has been an expert witness in the ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool

Part 2: An Insider's look at Prince George's County, MD Fleet Success with Rick Hilmer, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 05, 2016

This is Part Two of a two-part Interview with Rick Hilmer, County Fleet Manager for Prince George's County, MD Office of Central Services.

County fleet expert and Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) Rick Hilmer has worked in county fleet management since 1994. The Prince George's County Fleet Management Division currently oversees 3,500 light vehicles, which include both public safety and public service vehicles. If you missed Part One of this series, which covered Fleet ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool

Part 1: An Insider's look at Prince George's County, MD Fleet Success with Rick Hilmer, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 14, 2016

This is Part One of a two-part Interview with Rick Hilmer, County Fleet Manager for Prince George's County, MD Office of Central Services.

County fleet expert and Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) Rick Hilmer has worked in county fleet management since 1994. The Prince George's County Fleet Management Division currently oversees 3,500 light vehicles, which include both public safety and public service vehicles.


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool

Part 2: The State of Michigan's Fleet: An insider's look at transforming fleet management across an entire state

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 30, 2015

This is Part Two of a two-part Interview with David Ancell, former Manager of Motor Pool and Data Operations for the State of Michigan. If you missed Part One, you can read it here.

Guest blogger and fleet expert David Ancell worked in fleet for the State of Michigan for 16 years. For three years, he served as the Director of State Purchasing. For the remainder of ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool