The Agile Fleet

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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

Part 2: An Insider's look at Forsyth County, NC Fleet Success with Fleet Manager Kevin Rogers

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 01, 2017

This is Part Two of a two-part Interview with Kevin Rogers, Fleet Manager for Forsyth County, North Carolina.

Kevin Rogers is the Fleet Manager from Forsyth County, North Carolina. Forsyth County encompasses cities such as Winston Salem and is home to around 400,000 residents. Kevin took over the county fleet in 2008. The county had approximately 600 vehicles, needed better oversight of nearly all aspects of its fleet management. Their vision was to reduce overall fleet costs by ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing

Part 1: An Insider's look at Forsyth County, NC Fleet Success with Fleet Manager Kevin Rogers

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 24, 2017

This is Part One of a two-part Interview with Kevin Rogers, Fleet Manager for Forsyth County, North Carolina.

Kevin Rogers, Fleet Manager for Forsyth County, NC took over the county fleet in 2008. The county had approximately 600 vehicles and needed better oversight of nearly all aspects of its fleet management. Their vision was to reduce overall fleet costs by sharing vehicles and creating motor pools throughout the county. Kevin was instrumental in defining the project and ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing

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