The Agile Fleet

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New Year, New Fleet? How to Make Your Case for Incorporating Fleet Technology into your Organization

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 08, 2019

2018 was a record-setting year for Agile Fleet. We’re happy to report we welcomed the second-highest number of new clients ever in a single year.  Many of them are well on their way to transforming their fleet processes, reducing costs, and improving service to their customers.


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, Starting a Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, ROI

4 signs that now may be the best time to implement your motor pool

Posted by The Agile Fleet on December 04, 2018

Are you thinking about starting a car sharing initiative? There are lots of good reasons to share vehicles: reduced costs, improved service, unburdening staff. But if you've put it off, here are some signs you may want to do it sooner than later. 


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), Right-sizing, Starting a Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology

How much time do you spend managing the motor pool?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 02, 2018

It’s easy to be lulled into the idea that dedicating one or more staff to managing the motor pool is a necessary expense. But have you ever analyzed how much time it takes to handle essential processes that could be automated? Have you considered what other essential duties could be covered by staff if those processes were automated? And, have you considered how many vehicles you could eliminate if you had efficient processes that allowed your vehicles to be used multiple times per day? There’s big savings to ...


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, ROI, FMIS

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

Why buy fleet software when you can build your own?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 17, 2018

As fleet organizations grow, they commonly get to a point where they need to automate at least part of their fleet management. Whether it’s to track vehicle data, track driver information, understand utilization, manage preventive maintenance, or to automate the manual tasks associated with sharing vehicles -- they know they need more than paper and spreadsheets.

Some fleet managers try to do what may seem like a simple task: create their own system. Here are some of the reasons we often hear from ...


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Topics: Fleet Management Technology, FMIS, Motor Pool Technology