It is important to know what your fleet requires and how you can benefit from new technologies in transportation technology. maintenance plans with automatic alerting based upon odometer readings and scheduled maintenance. Digital processes can be created for inspections and maintenance that allow your drivers or maintenance team to instantly report any faults.

GPS tracker often have accelerometers built-in. These sensors can be used to alert managers and drivers to poor driving habits such as speeding, harsh braking, acceleration, and harsh cornering. Fleet managers will have even greater visibility into distractions such as tailgating and violations of red lights if they are equipped with AI-enabled dashcams.

Fleets can use this data for rewards and recognition programs that honor and encourage the best drivers.

  1. Minimize Fuel Taxes

Fuel costs are second to payroll as the biggest expense line for transportation companies. Fleet owners have the ability to track their vehicles using GPS. Poor driving habits, like speeding, can reduce fuel efficiency and increase costs.

Unauthorized vehicle usage can also increase fuel costs. The GPS tracking system will alert management of unauthorized vehicle use by using calendar templates and time restrictions.

By ensuring that drivers follow the most direct routes to work, you can reduce fuel use. You can make sure your team has access to route planning tools, as well as dispatching tools that will allow them to assign jobs to nearest vehicles, use the most efficient routes possible and limit fuel consumption.

  1. Lower Operating Costs

Organizations can make better-informed business decisions by having immediate access to the data that is most important to them. This will reduce operational costs.

Businesses benefit from instant access to data that allows them to quickly identify problems and to put together solutions that reduce the risk of incurring additional costs if they do not exist for a longer time.

GPS trackers are able to facilitate the digitization process and make it easier to collect data. They can ensure that all team members have access to the right information and that it is kept in a central location. It is possible to digitize processes such as job dispatch, pre-trip inspections, and proof of delivery fleets. This allows the team members to concentrate on their job.

  1. Increased Productivity

It is time- and money-saving to increase productivity. Businesses can track time spent at job sites and loading bays with a GPS fleet tracking device. This will help ensure that drivers are more productive. Businesses can also eliminate waste by routing the closest vehicle to a job.

A second way to increase productivity is to digitize important workflows. Fleets can reduce the time it takes to complete back-office tasks such as billing, payroll, and inventory with proof-of-delivery and custom forms.

  1. Theft Recovery

Your business’s most valuable assets are your vehicles and equipment. It should not surprise that theft recovery is one of the most important benefits of GPS tracking.

GPS tracking can be installed on vehicles and other assets to allow your company to easily monitor their location, set up calendar templates for expected usage, and quickly identify any unusual or unauthorized use.

Receive instant alerts when a vehicle, or other equipment, is not operating within its hours or designated location. The location tracking feature can assist authorities in recovering stolen vehicles. This will help to reduce insurance costs and save money.

Chris Lauren