Fleet management tracking has become necessary and has seen a great exploitation of the tracking technology like GPS and GLONASS for the benefit of their own country.
It is necessary to sustain in the fleet business that the owner of the fleet has all the necessary and minute details of every fleet that is going on the task or has return from one. Details like what was the item or good that was loaded, what was the quantity, at what time did the fleet left, what route it took, what were the other details during the course, was their any undesirable movement or activity, what time the delivery was made, what time did the fleet return and finally how is the condition of every vehicle that went to the task.
Inspection that really needs to be done every day and every time a fleet is sent for a job can easily be done with the help of such software. It can help the manger to maintain the details of vehicle like number plate and fuel usage and profile of driver form its name to his background to the task assigned to him.
Managing a fleet and managing it in a perfect way returns the manager high favors like huge cut down in the operational cost as the driver know that they are being watched they try to deliver the goods on time and with the help of GPS they can select the shortest way to reach their destination cutting down the fuel usage.
There are two types of tracking devices that are available in the market.
Active Devices: These devices sent real time information and update the information regularly and have the facility to store them too.
Passive Devices: These devices store data related to vehicle that can only be seen later one it has attached to the system that has softwares that can display the information.
Tracking system includes some software, which collect data from the GPS receiver that is already installed in the fleet. GLONASS (Global Navigation System) is a new and more efficient tracking technology, touted to replace GPS in fleet tracking.
These tracking systems are designed in such way that they emit signals, which are then received and collected by the softwares installed in the system.
Fleet management tracking is a must for the owner and manager to grow in the business and to outmaneuver their competition.
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