The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

Take the next step in vehicle sharing: share between departments (Part 1)

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 07, 2017

If your organization has several departments individually sharing vehicles, congratulations! You're already saving money and acheiving efficiencies that sharing brings. Many organizations haven’t taken that first step yet. But if you have, we want to encourage you to consider going the next step: share between multiple departments. 

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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Right-sizing, Utilization

An Insider's look at Whitman College's Motor Pool Success with Fleet Managers Laurie Doohan and Shannon Perkins

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 17, 2017

Whitman College is a private liberal arts college located in Walla Walla, Washington. Whitman College is dedicated to developing the whole person and encouraging creativity, critical thinking, character, and responsibility. The college has been a FleetCommander customer since 2014.

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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, University Motor Pool

Personal vehicle usage reimbursements cost public fleets tens of thousands of dollars each year. Is your fleet one of them?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 26, 2017

Use of personal vehicles for business purposes is a common practice in many organizations, even if they have a motor pool. However, organizations conducting “business as usual” may be unsuspectingly losing tens of thousands of dollars a year in personal vehicle use reimbursements. While it may seem easier to continue a well-established practice, organizations can virtually eliminate this unnecessary expense and improve vehicle utilization with an automated motor pool solution. Today's blog takes a look at ...

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Topics: Right-sizing, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

Calculating Fleet Automation ROI: It’s easier than you may think

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 05, 2017

Being able to clearly articulate the cost-savings related to purchasing technology to help you right size your fleet and/or share vehicles can be a huge help in getting management’s buy-in. Imagine these two very different conversations with your procurement team:

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Topics: ROI, Right-sizing

An Insider's look at Indiana University's Fleet Success with Fleet Manager Amanda Wilson

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 15, 2017

Amanda Wilson, CAFM, is the fleet manager for Indiana University. Mrs. Wilson has worked in the Fleet Services and Motor Pool department since 2006, where she managed accounting. In 2012, she took over as the university’s fleet manager, overseeing a 45-vehicle motor pool and approximately 800 departmental vehicles, including off-road vehicles and construction equipment. She worked in local rental car operations for several years prior to joining the university.

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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, University Motor Pool