The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

An Insider's look at Frederick County, Md. Fleet Management Success with DSS Assistant Director David Drees

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 05, 2019

David Drees is the Assistant Director of Administrative Operations at Frederick County Department of Social Services (FCDSS). He has supervised fleet operations for the last 12 years. Prior to automating, FCDSS's vehicle sharing system was managed manually, taking up 25% of a staff person’s time. This became a challenge when that person was not in the office. They also faced challenges such as tracking and managing keys, tracking vehicle odometers to comply with state-wide mandatory reports, and more. ...


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management Technology, Utilization, Social Services

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

Beyond “use it or lose it.” A better way to look at utilization.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 06, 2018

Kate Vigneau is Director of Professional Development at NAFA and this month's guest blogger.

I have a friend who is a District Manager for a pharmaceutical company. He drives the long way to the airport for his weekly commute because it adds 10 miles a trip which allows him to squeak by the monthly utilization threshold set by his company; and keep his car. I have seen government organizations strive to justify dedicated vehicles for employees who operate them less than 5,000 miles ...


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Topics: Utilization, Guest Blog, Fleet Metrics, NAFA

An Insider's look at Cedarville University Fleet Management Success with Assistant Director Dan MacDougall

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 16, 2018

Dan MacDougall is the Assistant Director of Student Life Programs for Cedarville University. For the past four years, he has worked closely with the University Fleet to manage the 20+ vehicle motor pool. He is also involved with the management and oversight of general operations, events, programs and services of the Student Life Programs and Leadership Development Office. Prior to working at Cedarville, MacDougall supported the marketing efforts of 12 car dealerships.


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management Technology, Utilization, University Motor Pool