The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise for optimal fleet management

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

An Insider's look at Scott County, MN's Fleet Management Success with Transit and Fleet Manager Troy Beam

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 06, 2018

Troy BeamTroy Beam, who has served as the Scott County, MN Fleet Manager for 18 years, offers an update on the savings and efficiencies the county has achieved since automating their fleet processes in 2013. Most notably, Beam discusses the county's significant reduction in payouts for personal vehicle use reimbursements. 


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Management Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), Government Motor Pool

An Insider's look at Villanova University's Fleet Management Success with Assistant Director Linda Lindley

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 16, 2018

 

Linda Lindley has been Assistant Director of Parking and Transportation for Villanova University since 2011. As Villanova’s fleet manager, Lindley oversees the university’s 45-vehicle daily rental fleet of passenger vans and sedans that are used by Villanova faculty, staff and students.


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