GPS tracking: Saving more money
Fleet business owners have been using GPS tracking to save themselves a lot of money. Those that have saved thousands of dollars in just a few months after using these magnificent tools have submitted awesome testimonials. There are quite a few ways that GPS trackers can increase your bottom line and give you a return on the investment of your GPS tracking purchase. We know a lot of business owners are leery about the idea of implementing these devices, but doing so may mean cutting maintenance costs for your vehicles. Here are 3 examples of how you can use GPS tracking to help cut maintenance costs:
1.) Reducing Idling: By using the GPS tracking system, you can monitor idling times and reduce them by taking action. Doing so will reduce the amount of damage done to the engine and other parts under the hood, therefore; keeping your costs lower.
2.) Monitoring Usage: Setting geofence alerts will put a stop to unauthorized vehicles usage before, during and after work. Putting a stop to unauthorized vehicle use means decreasing the amount of miles a vehicle is driven which translates into less maintenance.
3.) Scheduling Reminders: The GPS tracking system allows you to schedule reminders of when your vehicles are due for tire rotations, part replacements, oil changes, filter changes and more. By keeping up with ongoing maintenance, means preventing larger problems down the line which will keep vehicles healthy and will save your business money.
These are three major ways that GPS tracking can help your business cut down on maintenance costs. It’s not fun having to put up with extra vehicle maintenance, especially when it was avoidable. GPS tracking could be there to save you the headache of dealing with high cost maintenance issues. Don’t let your vehicles break down and be stuck in limbo, get GPS tracking and keep on trucking!
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GPS trackers: Stopping the pranksters
This Halloween week is in full force and there are activities well under way. While this is a time of year for some tasty treats and some outdoor fall fun, there will always be those late nights when some pranksters will take “tricks” a little too far. Fleet owners never know when outsiders will take the opportunity to take it out on your company vehicles as they sit in the office parking lot. If you’re wondering what solutions could prevent you from being a “scaredy cat” look no further than GPS trackers. Protecting vehicles from theft is a growing problem for many fleets, mostly overnights and on weekends. GPS trackers can protect your company assets against the pranksters that think theft of trucks is a funny “trick.”
To prevent theft of company vehicles GPS trackers with the geofence alert feature are helpful. When managers leave the office for the night they can set up designated geofences on the company vehicles. This makes it possible for the GPS trackers to send out an alert when a company truck is moving, especially if it shouldn’t be. Thanks to GPS trackers having live maps with 3G connectivity, if a theft did ever take place, you would immediately have the location information to report the stolen property to authorities. This makes getting your truck back even faster.
With GPS trackers you will be able to protect your assets against those pesky “tricks” by stopping pranksters in their tracks. Keeping your company trucks from being stolen also translates into an increased bottom line because you’ll be saving money. A lot of fleet managers find that their worries are decreased when GPS trackers are being used. You could be one of the many managers finishing out this Halloween week safely with GPS trackers!
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GPS Tracking: Your digital Rolodex
After a crazy start to the adventure known as beginning your own fleet business you suddenly find yourself swamped with loads of customer information such as name, email, address, phone number, product or service details and fulfillment status. All of this information for one customer can be difficult to keep up with let alone hundreds of customers. Of course, if you can’t even keep track of customer data properly, then your business is stunted from growing. As a fleet business owner you and your drivers need an inventive way to keep track of it all that doesn’t require lugging around a binder of paperwork. Enter GPS tracking.
You might have heard of all the wonderful ways that GPS tracking has helped fleet business from decreasing laboring costs, minimizing vehicle repairs and even providing a more efficient payroll system, however; GPS tracking also has the ability to help you manage your customer data. Some busy days may require a technician driver to line up their work day with several stops. It can get to be cumbersome to carry around equipment while also having to keep track of a record sheet with customer data on it. It might be pretty hectic having to recall what the next customer on the list needs to have completed. GPS tracking, on the other hand, integrates with multiple industry software that allows the connection so that everyone in or outside the office can manage the customers account information.
Keep track of customer data and have a safe, easy way to export information when needed. The entries stored in the GPS tracking software can also be easily changed if needed. If you’re already implementing GPS tracking for the benefits of saving money and increasing productivity among employees, then you just found another awesomely wonderful way to make your business life much easier. If you’re a fleet business owner and you haven’t started using GPS tracking for any of the above mentioned reasons, what are you waiting for? Ditch the old Rolodex and start using GPS tracking as a digital Rolodex.
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