The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise

What is a Motorpool?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 20, 2022

The definition of a motor pool is a group or fleet of motor vehicles whose use is shared on a short-term basis by the personnel of an organization. Ideally, having an efficiently run, self-service motor pool comprising well-utilized vehicles assures the organization can achieve its mission in the most cost-effective and efficient way.


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, rightsizing, motorpool

Overwhelmed by the Thought of Launching an FMIS?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 13, 2022

If you are overwhelmed at the thought of launching a fleet management information system (FMIS), don’t be. Implementing 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. A good vendor will help you understand — and better yet, they’ll help you communicate the upcoming ...


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, FMIS

How Fleet Services Deliver Savings in a Remote Working World

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 06, 2022

There have been a lot of changes in government and how we deliver fleet services in light of remote work, telecommuting, and changes in job functions.


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Topics: Fleet Services

More Than Odometers: Other Crucial Metrics Fleets Need To Be Effective

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 02, 2022

Understanding odometer and hour meter information for any desired period of time is important to get a grasp of their utilization picture. Historically, odometer or hour meter data was the key metric for utilization. In fact, it is still used in many fleets today and it is of great value to capture and use if it is available to you.

But there are many other points of data fleets use to get the full picture of what vehicles are being used, for how long and how far, which vehicles are not being used, and specific to cost ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Utilization Study

How Does Vehicle Sharing Deliver So Much Value to Organizations?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 31, 2022

What is vehicle sharing? How does it work, and how does it deliver value to your organization?


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Topics: vehicle sharing