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

Calculating Fleet Automation ROI: It’s Easier Than You May Think

Posted by The Agile Fleet on November 03, 2021

Being able to clearly articulate the reduction in fleet operating costs related to purchasing technology to help you right-size your fleet and/or share vehicles can be a huge help in getting management’s buy-in. Imagine these two very different conversations with your procurement team:


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Topics: ROI, 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

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 fleets can move forward positively - despite Covid-19

Posted by The Agile Fleet on May 12, 2020

Did you know that 80% of fleet managers expect budget reductions next year? Fleets hit hard financially by the Covid-19 crisis may now be required to make changes that will reduce costs, increase social distancing, and improve efficiency. The good news is that it may not be as difficult as you may think. Things like eliminating underused vehicles from the fleet, sharing vehicles in a self-service motor pool, and fleet right-sizing can all significantly reduce costs.


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Topics: ROI