The Agile Fleet

Insights, ideas, & expertise

What is a Motorpool?

Posted by The Agile Fleet on June 20, 2022

The definition of a motor pool is a group or fleet of motor vehicles whose use is shared on a short-term basis by the personnel of an organization. Ideally, having an efficiently run, self-service motor pool comprising well-utilized vehicles assures the organization can achieve its mission in the most cost-effective and efficient way.

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Topics: Utilization, Fleet Metrics, Right-sizing, rightsizing, motorpool

How The Right Fleet Vehicle Management Tool Can Save You Millions

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 14, 2022
fleet vehicle management

Did you know that the right fleet vehicle management tool can help you do the same amount of work with a fraction of the inventory? You could potentially save millions by sharing vehicles more effectively and selling unused inventory. We’ll explain in detail below.

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Topics: ROI, Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing, Fleet Management Technology

Right Sizing Leads to $800,000 Savings for Forsyth County, NC

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 11, 2022

Since implementing FleetCommander fleet and motor pool technologies, the Forsyth County, NC automotive division achieved significant savings by eliminating 8% of their total fleet, streamlining key management processes, and slashing by 50% the County’s expenses for personally owned vehicle (POV) usage.

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Topics: Motor Pool Technology, Utilization, Right-sizing

Top Fleet Management Best Practices

Posted by The Agile Fleet on April 05, 2022

Knowing and employing fleet best practices is important because best practices help fleets navigate change in the most effective ways possible in our new transportation reality. Best practices can teach you:

  • Top ways to reduce fleet costs (they may not be what you think!)
  • Ways to streamline manual and time-intensive processes
  • Dealing with human factors:  collecting customer feedback, overcoming objections to sharing vehicles, reducing risky driving behaviors, and ...

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

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