Vehicle tracking and fleet management go hand in hand. Managing a fleet requires vehicle tracking systems that help make the work easy. Vehicle gives the manger of the fleet a commanding situation and helps him control all the activity and movement that goes down when fleet is on the work.
Fleet management involves maintainance of vehicle, assignment of daily work, keeping record of work done and maintaining coordination with the vehicles.
Maintenance of vehicle is necessary as the entire fleet business depends on the vehicles and therefore it becomes vital that they are kept in good conditions. This can be achieved by regular checking of the vehicle and servicing the vehicle at the right time. Both require the help of tracking technology, which not only display the condition of the vehicle daily but also, sends an alert when a vehicle requires servicing.
Manger needs to assign daily work to his team, this requires him to maintain a record of the work done, work pending and the work that has to be assigned on that day. Tracking technology aids the manager to keep the record related to work in order and helps him to assign the task to specific driver as it also can maintain the driver?s profile.
Fleet management is necessary to insure the security of the vehicle, driver, goods or items and in some cases passenger. Mostly the concern is the illegal use of the vehicle. This can be avoided by installing tracking technologies like GPS (Global Positioning System) and GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), they map out the exact position of the vehicle, monitor the route fleet has taken, provides information of any kind of deviation from the original route, thus giving the manager all the information he requires to insure that there vehicles are not being misused.
A manger of the fleet must know where his vehicles are at any point of time so that they can be called for emergency and can be send to the required work. This helps in saving time and fuel. This can only be achieved with the help of vehicle tracking systems that gives him the exact position of every vehicle.
Vehicle tracking and fleet management both are required by a fleet owner and manager to make the things work in their way. They both are necessary for the company to cut down the overall operational cost by avoiding overtime and checking fuel usage, also they come handy in delivering products on time thus satisfying the precious customers.
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