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Want to reduce fleet costs tomorrow? Do this one thing.

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 20, 2021

Having, communicating and consistently enforcing a money-saving fleet policy can dramatically reduce fleet costs. Unfortunately, many fleet managers are overwhelmed by the idea of how to create and enforce the policy. But it’s not as difficult as you may think. In reality, you could start to enforce one fleet policy tomorrow and start saving money immediately. Is it really that simple? It can be. Here are some questions we hear from fleet managers regarding policy.


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Right-sizing

Fleet Policies Save Money

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 27, 2021

What would you say if I told you that you could reduce fleet costs tomorrow? You can. Did you know that having, communicating, and consistently enforcing policy can dramatically reduce fleet costs? I like to say that having good fleet policies is like having a money tree. If a cost-saving policy is communicated and enforced consistently, it will save you money every time.  

Do you have a money tree?


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Utilization, Right-sizing

Scott County, MN's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 26, 2020

Jason Allen is the system administrator for the Scott County, Minnesota fleet. Scott County, located southwest of Minneapolis, has a population of 141,000 people and covers 365 square miles. The Scott County, MN fleet has six motor pool sites located around the county, all managed from one central location. More than 900 people share the vehicles in the 84-vehicle motor pool, and they have some assigned vehicles as well.


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Policy, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance

University of Wyoming's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 04, 2020

Shawn Fletcher is the Fleet Services Manager for the University of Wyoming, in Laramie WY. The university has a diverse fleet of 827 vehicles, with more than 200 of them being shared in a motor pool. Shawn has always been involved in the transportation industry, whether it was hauling freight, turning wrenches or just washing a car. His roots run deep in transportation. He then had the opportunity to join the University of Wyoming’s fleet organization where he has worked for nearly 6 years.

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Topics: Insider, Fleet Policy, University Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance

University of Minnesota's Fleet Services

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 16, 2020

Clint Schoeck is the Finance and Operations Manager for the University of Minnesota Fleet Services. He's been employed with the University for 11 years and has worked the past three years with Fleet Services. UMN Fleet Services is composed of a staff of 10 full time employees, and 15-20 student employees. Fleet Services oversees and maintains the majority of the University of Minnesota system's Fleet, which consists of over 900 licensed vehicles.


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Topics: Insider, Fleet Policy, University Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance