The Agile Fleet

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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

How Government Fleets Slashed Personal Vehicle Usage Costs

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 27, 2022

Organizations conducting “business as usual” may be unsuspectingly losing tens of thousands of dollars by continuing to authorize personal vehicle reimbursements, especially when they have a shared vehicle fleet. While it may seem easier to carry on with a well-established practice, fleets can virtually eliminate this unnecessary expense and improve motor pool utilization using an automated solution.


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

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

Scott County, MN, Fleet Team Drives Down Costs to Taxpayers

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 16, 2022

“Delivering what matters” is not just a slogan at Scott County, Minn. It’s a citizen-focused approach to delivering services that leaves you wondering, “Why can’t all government be like this?”

Troy Beam, fleet and facilities manager, and the team at Scott County are doing remarkable things to manage their fleet and deliver what matters. The results are:

  • Lower fleet costs.
  • Easier access to fleet vehicles for county drivers.
  • An innovative program to provide handicap-accessible vehicles to ...

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

How to Cut Motor Pool Costs with Utilization Metrics

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 09, 2022

The goal of a right-sized motor pool is simple: It is to have the right number of vehicles — and the right types of vehicles — at the right locations where they are needed. Achieving this goal can seem challenging unless you have the right tools and systems in place. The return on investment (ROI) of a right-sized fleet is proven and significant. A fleet can easily save tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars in reduced fleet direct and indirect costs, cost avoidance, and improved efficiency.


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