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Cargo Service is one the growing industry in worldwide today and GPS tracking system plays a major role.

GPS in Cargo Tracking

     

Cargo Service is one the growing industry in worldwide today and GPS tracking system plays a major role. GPS tracking system are now widely used in all most all means of commercial transport including ship, plane, train, van, truck or other cargo container. So GPS is used by people for navigation in vehicles of all types all over world. As far as Cargo industry is concerned today all most all types of automobiles are equipped with GPS receivers and proofs to be beneficial in many ways.

Cargo service provider or professional fleet manager wants to increase the efficiency of the fleet, reduce management cost, better schedule management thereby increasing the overall productivity. All commercial fleet are all equipped with GPS tracking system that provides real time information of the current position, speed, direction of travel etc. Several type of vehicle and cargo tracking software are used by logistics service provider to create, resolve, and update all packaging and moving needs.

Automobile - As far as cargo tracking is concerned tracking devices are installed in a vehicle that provides vehicle owners or third parties to locate the position of the vehicle. Many cargo tracking software are a combination of communication object like cellular to send location information to remote users. Later the information can be seen on a digital map on the Internet with the help of special tracking software. Vehicle tracking system are usually made keeping in mind the shipping or cargo industry to manage a large number of fleets. These tracking software assists drivers in finding the exact location of dispatch thereby reducing unnecessary time in driving and better customer service.

Shipping – GPS tracking system also acts as major equipment in maritime operation in finding direction anywhere on the world’s seas and oceans. In this way it allows easy solution to shipment related problems and provides a flexible and timely delivery of goods.

Aircraft – In case of air cargo service, aircraft uses GPS equipped navigation service, which provides complete automated en-route navigation.

Thus, GPS has brought a revolution in the Cargo Industry in terms of better management, customer service and thereby increasing overall productivity.

     

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Posted on: February 6, 2008

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