The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

Motor Pool: There’s No Better Time Than Now

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 22, 2021

I have never been more confident than right now that motor pool is your best bet for running a cost-effective and safety-conscious fleet operation. I get it – this runs counter to much of the present narrative being offered, but to be blunt about it, there are aspects of the present narrative I feel are incorrect. Here’s why.

Since the pandemic hit us one year ago, fleets are being tasked to save money more than ever. The good news is it might not be as hard as you think. You may need to overcome ...


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool, Kiosk, Key Control, covid-19 pandemic

Did You Miss our Holiday Town Hall? Award Winners Announced & More

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 09, 2021

For the first time ever, we held our Agile Fleet Holiday Virtual Town Hall and Core Values Awards presentation. It was a very well-received live online event with Agile Fleet clients, staff, and friends in attendance. The Holiday Town Hall offered a “peek behind the curtain” of Agile Fleet as a company, and it honored clients and team members who stood out ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology

An Insider's look at the Oregon Department of Agriculture's Fleet

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 18, 2021

Jason Barber has worked in State Government for approximately 33 years and retired at the end of 2020. Jason has worked for several state agencies in that time (Revenue, Workers Compensation Insurance, Justice, Finance and Corporate Securities, Oregon Youth Corrections and currently with Department of Agriculture). He started to work with Fleet Management with ODA within the last 8 years.


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance

An Insider's look at Scott County, MN's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 26, 2020

Jason Allen is the system administrator for the Scott County, Minnesota fleet. Scott County, located southwest of Minneapolis, has a population of 141,000 people and covers 365 square miles. The Scott County, MN fleet has six motor pool sites located around the county, all managed from one central location. More than 900 people share the vehicles in the 84-vehicle motor pool, and they have some assigned vehicles as well.


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Policy, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance

Want to make a business case for motor pool? Here's expert guidance

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 31, 2020

If you are reading this you probably already know that your organization can save tens of thousands – even hundreds of thousands of dollars -- by sharing vehicles, reducing unneeded vehicles, and automating fleet management processes. You know that by automating things like vehicle reservations, dispatching, and billing and reporting, your organization can experience incredible time savings (for fleet managers) and convenience (for users of the fleet.) We’ve seen our customers do all these and more.

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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology