How GPS Tracking Helps With Vehicle Inspections

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GPS tracking: Keeping vehicles functioning

Keeping track of vehicle diagnostics, for fleet businesses, is a pretty important aspect of the job, because without vehicles running in top shape it would be impossible to be a fleet business. No matter the industry or the size of the fleet business, managers have to have vehicle inspections, at some point, in order to keep vehicles functioning. Rather than having to manually keep track of every aspect of the vehicles, GPS tracking is a wonderfully easy way for fleet managers to handle this routine task. Listed below are a 2 common areas that GPS tracking really helps with when it comes to inspecting fleet vehicles.

Maintenance Alerts: Managers don’t have to keep paper files with vehicle mileage sketched out all over the place in order to know when oil changes, tire rotations, tag renewals and other regular maintenance is due. GPS tracking alerts can be set and the program will automatically calculate, based on mileage, when the next round of maintenance is coming up.

Vehicle Activity: Making sure vehicles stay running at their best doesn’t stop at routine maintenance. Knowing vital information such as fuel efficiency can also help as it will reduce costs and greenhouse emissions. GPS tracking reports can be used to keep a close eye on this as well as idling times, speeding, start/stop times and more.

GPS tracking allows managers to analyze everything that contributes to keeping vehicles functioning and business flowing. The great news is that the reporting and alert features are easy to use, producing data that can be glanced at when managers are in a hurry or thoroughly reviewed when they are able to sit for longer periods of time. Keeping tabs on the way the vehicles are being driven will help reduce the amount of unnecessary maintenance while reminder alerts will help keep track of maintenance that is needed on a routine basis.

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