The Agile Fleet

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Do you employ fleet management best practices? Here are our top 10

Posted by The Agile Fleet on September 15, 2022

Do you employ fleet management best practices? Review our Top 10 checklist and find out.


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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Starting a Motor Pool, Right-sizing, Fleet Management Technology, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

Keeping Key Management Under Control

Posted by The Agile Fleet on July 26, 2022

If you want to increase efficiency in your fleet management processes, it is important to empower your drivers to do more with the basic tasks that get them behind the wheel.

Key control systems streamline processes, while at the same time making vehicles available to users around the clock, allowing fleets the ability to reduce the number of vehicles on hand. That reduces costs, not just in the short term but year-over-year.

Consider the onerous manual process of putting ...


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), Key Control, key management, fleet management software

How Government Fleets Slashed Personal Vehicle Usage Costs

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 27, 2022

Organizations conducting “business as usual” may be unsuspectingly losing tens of thousands of dollars by continuing to authorize personal vehicle reimbursements, especially when they have a shared vehicle fleet. While it may seem easier to carry on with a well-established practice, fleets can virtually eliminate this unnecessary expense and improve motor pool utilization using an automated solution.


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), fleet management software

How to Cut Motor Pool Costs with Utilization Metrics

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 09, 2022

The goal of a right-sized motor pool is simple: It is to have the right number of vehicles — and the right types of vehicles — at the right locations where they are needed. Achieving this goal can seem challenging unless you have the right tools and systems in place. The return on investment (ROI) of a right-sized fleet is proven and significant. A fleet can easily save tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars in reduced fleet direct and indirect costs, cost avoidance, and improved efficiency.


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV)

Automated Fleet Management Systems’ Bottom-Line Benefits

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 06, 2022

While automation makes motor pool operations more efficient and effective, fleet managers need to clearly articulate a solid focus on the significant return on investment when making the case to purchase a FMIS. The following real-world examples illustrate some of the various ways automating a motor pool operation reduces costs and rapidly exceeds the cost for implementing a new system.


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Topics: Fleet Policy, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Personal Vehicle Usage (POV), fleet management software