Monitoring and managing the mobile assets are very important for any company dealing with the services, delivery or transport vehicles. Information technologies helps in supporting these functionalities from remote locations and update the managers with the latest information of their mobile assets. Tracking the mobile assets locations data and analyzing the information is necessary for optimal utilization of the assets.
Vehicle Tracking System is a software & hardware system enabling the vehicle owner to track the position of their vehicle. A vehicle tracking system uses either GPS or radio technology to automatically track and record a fleet's field activities. Activity is recorded by modules attached to each vehicle. And then the data is transmitted to a central, internet-connected computer where it is stored. Once the data is transmitted to the computer, it can can be analyzed and reports can be downloaded in real-time to your computer using either web browser based tools or customized software.
Vehicle Tracking Benefits. An enterprise-level vehicle tracking system should offer customizable reporting tools, for example to provide a summary of the any day activities. It should have the ability to produce and print detailed maps and reports displaying actual stops, customer locations, mileage traveled, and elapsed time at each location, and real-time access to vehicle tracking data and reports.
Vehicle tracking system can be active, passive or both depending upon the application. Here are steps involved in the vehicle tracking:
Vehicle tracking systems benefits:
Increasing productivity of your mobile workers.
It helps monitoring employee driving habits and activities.
Helps you locate your employees are on-the-road.
Helps you verify the employee time sheet.
Helps you in monitoring all your vehicles.
Helps you in timely delivery of the consignments
Helps you monitor the vehicle speeds
Helps you in tracking the movement of vehicles on the road
This this section you learned about the various components of the vehicle tracking systems.
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