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

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

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

How to communicate motorpool vehicle good news to your stakeholders

Posted by The Agile Fleet on February 20, 2018

In a perfect world, you could get out a megaphone and announce to your drivers that everyone is going to start sharing vehicles and everyone will jump up and cheer. Unfortunately announcing the news that you are going to share – especially for those who are driving their own company vehicle - may not be such welcome news.


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