The Agile Fleet

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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

Vehicle Sharing Between Departments Results in Savings

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 05, 2022

Organizations with several departments individually sharing vehicles save money and achieve efficiencies. To save even more, consider going the next step: vehicle sharing between multiple departments.

When vehicle sharing happens between departments, the number of vehicles in the combined pool can decrease significantly, with reductions of up to 30%. Estimates show that departments can save annually between $3,000 to as much as $8,000 per vehicle eliminated from a motor pool per ...


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, FMIS, rightsizing, motorpool

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 efficient processes that allowed ...


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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