The Agile Fleet

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Checklist for Selecting a Fleet Maintenance Software Solution

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 12, 2021

There are many solutions out there for managing fleet maintenance and tracking technician time, but are they easy to use? Do they consider real-world working environments faced by technicians and shop managers? Here is a quick checklist for technician time tracking and work order management capabilities you should look for.

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Topics: FMIS, Fleet Management Technology, Preventive Maintenance

How Much Time Do You Spend Managing the Motorpool?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 25, 2021

It’s easy to be lulled into the idea that dedicating one or more staff to managing the motorpool is a necessary expense. But have you ever analyzed how much time it takes to handle essential processes that could be automated? Have you considered what other essential duties could be covered by staff if those processes were automated? And, have you considered how many vehicles you could eliminate if you had ...

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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, FMIS, Fleet Management Technology, Key Control, key management, motorpool, return on investment

Expert Guidance for Making a Business Case for Motorpool

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 14, 2021

If you are reading this you probably already know that your organization can save tens of thousands – even hundreds of thousands of dollars -- by vehicle sharing, reducing unneeded vehicles, and automating fleet management processes. You know that by automating things like vehicle reservations, dispatching, and billing and reporting, your organization can experience incredible time savings (for fleet managers) and convenience (for users of the fleet.) We’ve seen our customers do all these and more.


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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, FMIS, motorpool, return on investment

Fleet Rightsizing is the Key to Better Fleet Utilization

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 27, 2021

Having a rightsized fleet is essential to fulfilling the mission of your organization. Whether you are a community college with 15 vehicles or a large government, utility, or commercial enterprise with tens of thousands of vehicles, understanding and managing fleet utilization should be a top-of-mind thing that is at the core of right-sizing initiatives. Why? Because vehicle utilization metrics tell you about the size of your fleet relative to your needs. The size of your fleet directly impacts the ability to ...

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

Colleges and Universities Using the FleetCommander FMIS Have Scored Big!

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 20, 2021

How has your team been doing?

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Topics: University Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, FMIS, Fleet Management Technology, FleetCommander Maintenance