The Agile Fleet

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Part 1: An Insider's look at Indiana University Fleet Success with former Motor Pool Manager Mike Hardesty

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 21, 2017

This is Part One of a two-part Interview with Mike Hardesty, former Motor Pool Manager for Indiana University.

Mike Hardesty is a seasoned fleet manager with nearly 30 years of experience running the motor pool at Indiana University in Bloomington. A Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM), Hardesty is a well-respected member of NAFA, having served as the Chapter Chair of the Tri-State IN Chapter, a Co-chair of the NAFA’s Public Service Committee, and an At-Large Director for ...


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool, Starting a Motor Pool, Fleet Management Technology, Customer Satisfaction

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

An Insider's look at Iowa State University Fleet Success with Kathy Wellik, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 28, 2016

Iowa State University Director of Transportation Services, Kathy Wellik, CAFM, has worked in the field of fleet management for more than 10 years. As Iowa State's fleet director, she oversees the university's daily rental fleet. This month, Kathy was named winner of the 2016 NCSFA Fleet Excellence Award. The award recognizes member fleet managers that can demonstrate sustained efforts to improve the efficiency of their fleet in terms of measurable cost reductions, safety enhancements, or improved customer ...


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool

Part 2: Insider's look at Cornell University's Successful Fleet Automation Initiative, featuring Cornell's Sally Compton, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 29, 2016

This is Part Two of a two-part Interview with Sally Compton, Fleet Operations Coordinator for Cornell Fleet Services at Cornell University.

Fleet expert and Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) Sally Compton has worked over 5 years for Cornell Fleet Services, where they currently manage 5 motor pool sites sharing 250 vehicles and tracking 650 others. If you missed Part One of this series, which covered Fleet and Motor Pool Automation in a University Environment, read it ...


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool

Part 1: Insider's look at Cornell University's Successful Fleet Automation Initiative, featuring Cornell's Sally Compton, CAFM

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 10, 2016

This is Part One of a two-part Interview with Sally Compton, Fleet Operations Coordinator for Cornell Fleet Services at Cornell University.

Fleet expert and Certified Automotive Fleet Manager (CAFM) Sally Compton has worked over 5 years for Cornell Fleet Services, where they currently manage 5 motor pool sites sharing 250 vehicles and tracking 650 others.


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Topics: Insider, University Motor Pool