After mobile phones may be GPS is one of the most revolutionized technologies in 20 th and 21 st century. Whether you are an individual worried by the safety of your and your personal belongings or a businessman need to manage your business as far as vehicles are concerned, GPS tracking technology is the best option. GPS is increasingly becoming an essential part our day-to-day life as a tracking device whether a living body or any valuable object like vehicle or any other.
As far as personal uses are concerned, we all spend most of time outside home and so personal safety is essential when you are out. Even one can get lost in any strange area and therefore it’s a good idea to install GPS tracking system in personal automobile. By this technology you will be able to find yourself if you lost on the road. You will find the right direction of your travel by using GPS maps. Again if someone stolen your car or you are a victim of vehicle theft, then this tracking system can help you finding your lost vehicle.
Besides personal use, the tracking system is now widely used in service or delivery or cargo industry as a vehicle-tracking device for better management of vehicle routes. In turn this tracking system significantly increases the efficiency, productivity of any organization.
Route management – Use of this technology allows in managing the routes of the drivers and assists them by timely updating about the location of the vehicle. This in turn increases driver accountability and better use of vehicle.
Speed control – A major portion of the overall cost are in fuel and maintenance that are affected mostly by vehicle speed. This tracking system allows the vehicle owner in keeping an eye on the entire fleet and can control the speed by timely guiding the driver. Besides tracking speed, this tracking technology can track the hours since maintenance and can notify when the asset is due for service.
Low fuel expenses & less maintenance cost – Speed tracking and better schedule and reschedule results in less fuel expenses and less maintenance cost.
Timely delivery – Again real time vehicle location and better guidance to driver in rerouting allows in timely delivery of goods.
Better response to customer queries – The real time vehicle location information is the principal customer service tool and one can give immediate answer to customer’s queries regarding exact arrival time. This on time service results in customer satisfaction that is the soul aim of every organization.
Accident reduction – Speed control and better maintenance of vehicle results in accident reduction and increased overall safety and security of driver and vehicle.
Response to emergency needs – In case of any emergence circumstances like accidents, driver can contact immediately to the service station for help.
Time by time record maintenance – This also helps in recording the vehicle location updates, fuel consumption and over all performance.
All the above benefits of GPS tracking technology together result in more efficient use of vehicle and cost effective service. Thus GPS really has made a significant difference in both personal and business arena.
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