The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

An Insider's look at Frederick County, Md. Fleet Management Success with DSS Assistant Director David Drees

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 05, 2019

David Drees is the Assistant Director of Administrative Operations at Frederick County Department of Social Services (FCDSS). He has supervised fleet operations for the last 12 years. Prior to automating, FCDSS's vehicle sharing system was managed manually, taking up 25% of a staff person’s time. This became a challenge when that person was not in the office. They also faced challenges such as tracking and managing keys, tracking vehicle odometers to comply with state-wide mandatory reports, and more. ...


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Topics: Insider, Utilization, Fleet Management Technology, Social Services

An Insider's look at Cedarville University Fleet Management Success with Assistant Director Dan MacDougall

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 16, 2018

Dan MacDougall is the Assistant Director of Student Life Programs for Cedarville University. For the past four years, he has worked closely with the University Fleet to manage the 20+ vehicle motor pool. He is also involved with the management and oversight of general operations, events, programs and services of the Student Life Programs and Leadership Development Office. Prior to working at Cedarville, MacDougall supported the marketing efforts of 12 car dealerships.


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool, Utilization, Fleet Management Technology

An Insider's look at NAFA's Fleet Certification Program with Kate Vigneau, Director of Professional Development

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 18, 2018

Guest blogger Kate Vigneau is the Director of the NAFA Fleet Management Association’s Professional Development where she is responsible for shaping the content of NAFA’s education and certification programs. Vigneau spent 26+ years in the Canadian Army, retiring as a Lieutenant-Colonel in 2010 to open KMVS Fleet+Consulting. There, she spent more than 8 years serving fleet clients such as NAFA, NATO, the United Nations, the Canadian military, and other organizations.


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Topics: Insider, NAFA, Fleet Certification

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)

An Insider's look at Villanova University's Fleet Management Success with Assistant Director Linda Lindley

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 16, 2018

 

Linda Lindley has been Assistant Director of Parking and Transportation for Villanova University since 2011. As Villanova’s fleet manager, Lindley oversees the university’s 45-vehicle daily rental fleet of passenger vans and sedans that are used by Villanova faculty, staff and students.


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool, Utilization, Fleet Management Technology