The Agile Fleet

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How One Vehicle Took Eight Hours to Drive Two Miles

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 24, 2022

There are ways to measure fleet utilization manually which can be accurate and verifiable, but still will tell you the wrong thing, depending upon the question you want to have answered. They’re also susceptible to human error, lost, or unexamined metrics, and more. That inaccurate or lost data could be costing your organization big bucks.

You, as a fleet professional, need to clearly identify what you need to know from ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, fleet management software

Rightsizing: How Do You Define It?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on August 05, 2022

The term “rightsizing” is used so frequently – interchangeably and often incorrectly – that fleet professionals may lose track of its true definition amid so much jargon.

As the U.S. Department of Energy states:

“Fleet rightsizing is a management practice that can help vehicle fleet managers build and maintain an ideal vehicle inventory. Fleet inventories often grow over time to include vehicles that are ...


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, fleet management software

Keeping Key Management Under Control

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 26, 2022

If you want to increase efficiency in your fleet management processes, it is important to empower your drivers to do more with the basic tasks that get them behind the wheel.

Key control systems streamline processes, while at the same time making vehicles available to users around the clock, allowing fleets the ability to reduce the number of vehicles on hand. That reduces costs, not just in the short term but year-over-year.

Consider the onerous manual process of putting ...


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), Key Control, key management, fleet management software

Download Our FREE 10-Year Fleet Cost Savings Calculator

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 11, 2022

Ed Smith
President, Agile Fleet

In over 22 years of working with hundreds of fleets of all types and sizes, I’ve never seen anything ...


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Topics: FMIS, Fleet Management Technology, fleet management software

6 Ways a Shared Vehicle Can Benefit Drivers

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 07, 2022

A motor pool can be a great way to cut costs and right-size your fleet. However, employees who are accustomed to reimbursement checks or the “perk” of a company car may be resistant to sharing. How do you get buy-in from every driver? Give them the ultimate perk: round-the-clock access to a shared fleet that offers online reservations for a variety of newer vehicles, maintained, and cleaned by an efficient fleet office.


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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Utilization Study, fleet management software