Vehicle fleet management systems are in huge demand throughout the world especially among the business people having cargos, trucks, ships and other type of fleet. They always look for systems that can help in proper management of their vehicle.
Though many fleet management systems are available in the market one must know what these systems include.
The first thing is the use of fleet tracking systems like Global Positioning System (GPS) and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System) for knowing the whereabouts of the vehicle. The GPS receiver installed in the vehicles receive the signals that are transmitted by satellite to generate the position of that particular vehicle and then the whole of fleet. This information then is stored and is also sent to the computer with which it is linked. The owner can look up this information using sophisticated softwares.
Then the fleet management systems also involves use of softwares using which the information collected by GPS can be seen anywhere in the world. These softwares are also available in abundance in market. They once installed receive the data and give all information like location of vehicle, movement of vehicle, direction of vehicle, speed of vehicle, halts made by vehicle and so on.
Fleet management also depends on manager, if he know his work perfectly then he can help grow a company profit. It's his job to assign work to every fleet daily, keep record of work that are done and also of the work that are pending. Then he must also maintain an eye on all the things that goes down in fleet using the softwares and GPS. He must also maintain the record of driver and vehicle, he must know when a vehicle needs servicing so as to increase its life. He must maintain all the papers that come necessary in future, updates the owner or senior about daily work. He must also know about all the goods and items that gets loaded and unloaded from the vehicle.
Tracking system aids the manager in all his work, it helps in keeping record related to vehicle, alerts him whenever the vehicle needs servicing and also helps in saving the overall expenditure on a work.