The Agile Fleet

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Managing Fleet in a Pandemic: Vehicle Utilization, Contact Tracing, and More

Posted by The Agile Fleet on January 17, 2022

The following is an extract from Agile Fleet's e-book, Managing Fleet in a Pandemic. You can download the full report at https://info.agilefleet.com/managing-fleet-in-a-pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the fleet world as we’ve known it. Many fleet staff now work from home, ...


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool, Kiosk, Key Control, covid-19 pandemic

City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed Fleet Automation Project

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 01, 2021

The Department of Watershed Management provides high quality drinking water and wastewater services to residential, businesses and wholesale customers while protecting urban waterways, conserving natural resources, and providing clean, safe water for customers. It is currently midway into the $4 billion Clean Water Atlanta Program, a complete overhaul of the City’s water and sewer infrastructure. The City of Atlanta’s Department of Watershed is also embarking on a fleet automation project with Agile Fleet. The Agency's Fleet Manager Robert ...


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Topics: Insider, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, Fleet Management Technology, Key Control

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

Fleet Utilization Studies Keep Your Fleet on Top of Change

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 04, 2021

The goals of a fleet utilization study are ultimately to:

1. Capture and present vehicle utilization metrics in a way that provides a clear understanding of utilization, and

2. Make changes needed to operate the fleet more effectively and efficiently by:

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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Starting a Motor Pool, Kiosk, Key Control, Utilization Study

Motorpool: There’s No Better Time Than Now

Posted by The Agile Fleet on March 22, 2021

I have never been more confident than right now that motor pool is your best bet for running a cost-effective and safety-conscious fleet operation. I get it – this runs counter to much of the present narrative being offered, but to be blunt about it, there are aspects of the present narrative I feel are incorrect. Here’s why.

Since the pandemic hit us one year ago, fleets are being tasked to save money more than ever. The good news is it might not be as hard as you think. You may need to overcome misconceptions and understand where ...


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Starting a Motor Pool, FMIS, Kiosk, Key Control, covid-19 pandemic

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