The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

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

Expert Tips for Starting a Motor Pool

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 08, 2017

We talk to many organizations that want to start a motor pool -- but there is much more to launching a successful motor pool operation than picking a solution and implementing it. What does it take start an efficient car sharing initiative? Here are some of the key factors recommended by our fleet experts that can increase the likelihood of your organization’s success.


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool

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

Considering a motor pool? Read these expert tips before beginning.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 14, 2015

 

You’re gut tells you your fleet is underutilized.  Some of the basic metrics you are able to capture show the same.  Now what?  How do you increase utilization while still providing the vehicles and fleet services needed to fulfill the mission of your organization?   Since 2000, fleet managers have been turning to fleet technologies to make it easy and predictable to run motor pools and reap large financial rewards.  Can it be that easy?  It can.

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Topics: Starting a Motor Pool