Fleet tracking solution are like gifts for people running fleet companies as they help them to run their fleet business effectively and profitably. Fleet tracking solution has become important in today's time as number of carjacking, vehicles theft and illegal use of vehicle has increased.
Fleet tracking solution boosts productivity, helps in managing fleet in an efficient way and at the same time also maintains security of the fleet utilization. Tracking of the fleet involves use of technologies like GPS (Global Positioning System) and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System). These technologies not only find the accurate position of the vehicle but also help in storing all the details related to vehicle. Details like speed of the vehicle or fleet, fuel usage of the vehicle, brake pattern, driver's behavior, halts that are made by vehicle and fleet and how long the halts were made, are stored in the tracking device of the vehicle and is also sent to the system with which it is attached.
Tracking of fleet help the manager and owner in many ways like:
- Maintenance of Vehicles: Vehicle is the backbone of fleet business, so it becomes all the way necessary that they are taken care of the most. It is manager's prime job that he looks after every vehicle and maintains it properly. He must check every vehicle for fault especially when they arrive from work. To do this individually is a tough task to accomplish but with the help of tracking technologies it becomes relatively easy. They send out alert to the manager whenever the vehicle needs a servicing thus prolonging the life of the vehicle.
- Monitoring of Vehicles: Another aspect of managing a fleet is regular monitoring of fleet. Manager must at all time know where his vehicles are stationed or where his moving fleet is at present. In case of fleet it is necessary to keep them safe and to avoid any illegal use. While manager must also know his vehicle position so that he can call them whenever it is necessary.
- Maintaining the paperwork: Paperwork related to all the work that has been accomplished can come handy any time so it becomes necessary that they are kept safely. Also the paperwork related to work that is going on and that is pending should be kept secure to avoid any type of legal dispute.
Fleet tracking solutions are important and must be used by every fleet owner and manager.