The Agile Fleet

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An Open Letter to Social Services Staff Requiring Clean, Reliable Vehicles to Serve Individuals and Families

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 21, 2022

Managing vehicles in a social services setting doesn't have to be hard.

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Topics: Social Services, Ed Smith, vehicle sharing, fleet management software

Electric Vehicles Will Draw Us Together Like No Prior Fleet Topic

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 19, 2022

Fleet managers, fleet trade associations, and fleet vendors will be drawn together as they’ve never been in the past. The unifying topic? electric vehicles (EV). I just returned from a successful NAFA fleet conference in Columbus, Ohio. Every day had a session dedicated to EVs. More than 125 people attended just one of the EV sessions I was in. Even off-topic conference sessions ended up gravitating toward the topic of EVs during the Q&A portion of ...

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Topics: NAFA, Ed Smith, Electric Vehicles

Vehicle Sharing’s Growth Evident in the NCAA Sweet 16 Brackets

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 22, 2022

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Vehicle Sharing Software Winning on the NCAA Sweet 16 Court

This morning I realized that the NCAA Sweet 16 men’s basketball bracket now includes five universities that use Agile Fleet® FleetCommander™ motor pool software to ...

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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), Ed Smith

5 Keys for Proper Fleet Rightsizing & Fleet Utilization

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 22, 2021

Do you want to rightsize your fleet operation? Rightsizing is a continuous initiative focused on ensuring you have the right quantity and the right class of vehicles available at the right locations - at the right time. What do you need to rightsize your fleet? Here are the five key components we recommend:

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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, rightsizing, Ed Smith

Top 5 Metrics Fleets Review to Cut Costs

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 17, 2019

The fleet metrics you should rely upon to help you reduce costs and optimize the use of your vehicles are:

  • The number of outside rentals and personal mileage reimbursements
  • Number of unfulfilled motor pool requests
  • Total vehicle count
  • Vehicle utilization rate by class of vehicle at each site
  • Vehicle ...

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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, Ed Smith