The Agile Fleet

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Expert Tips for Starting a Motorpool

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 15, 2021

We talk to many organizations that want to start a motor pool -- but there is much more to launching a successful motorpool operation than picking a solution and implementing it. What does it take to start an efficient vehicle-sharing initiative? Here are some of the key factors recommended by our fleet experts that can increase the likelihood of your organization’s success.


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

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. ...


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

Here is Why Personal Vehicle Use Doesn't Work for Human Services Workers

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 26, 2021

Human services workers rely on vehicles to serve at-risk populations, helping people find their way toward healthier living. But providing workers with the right vehicles, at the right location, at the right time (when they need them!) is not always such a simple task. As a result, workers often turn to their personal vehicles to do their jobs. But is that such a good idea?


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Topics: Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, motorpool

Part 1: Oregon Department of Agriculture Fleet Success

Posted by The Agile Fleet on October 26, 2021

This is Part One of a two-part Interview with Jason Barber, Program Area Director for Oregon Department of Agriculture.

Jason Barber, Program Area Director for Oregon Department of Agriculture oversees the agency's diverse fleet of 262 vehicles and was instrumental in transitioning the fleet to an enterprise model in 2012. This included implementing an automated motor pool solution that coincided with the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s strategy to standardize and streamline ...


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Topics: Insider, Government Motor Pool, Motor Pool Technology, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing

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