Vehicle Tracking System, as we all know is fast becoming and integral part of the transportation & logistics industry. However, its usability and benefits are not restricted to just this industry and thus extend to various industries across domains and industry lines. Online marketers for example, can use these devices to prepare delivery route plans and thus benefit largely by making use of the best information to their advantage. GPS tracking systems come packed with various features that have immense contributions to offer to businesses across the world. These features thus have an active role to play in bringing about various significant monetary and non-monetary benefits along.
Some of the most significant contributions that GPS tracker systems have made the world over including the following:
1 Goodbye to Operating Expenses
There is a scope to eliminate overhead expenses on fuel consumption, reduce billing misappropriation, useless idle time expenses and of course unauthorized vehicle usage through vehicle tracking and monitoring.
2 Enhance Vehicle Utilization
One can enhance vehicle utilization time by tactfully reducing the idle time of company vehicles. Apart from this GPS devices help curbing misuse of vehicles, which is a harsh reality and rampant all over.
3 Predictability & Goodwill
These gadgets accomplish the twin purpose of predicting approximate delivery time to the customers and thus, earning a fair share of goodwill by making on-time deliveries. These devices help improve customer service by putting their vehicles as well as manpower to best use.
4 Maximize Safety & Easy to Track
Since all GPS enabled vehicles are constantly connected and monitored, they improve safety concerns for personnel. In case of emergencies, it’s easy to reach out to people in and the vehicles with immediate help and necessary aid as tracking their exactly location becomes easy. Just in case, a GPS enabled vehicle is stolen or lost, it is easy to track and locate. Helps save time and money, all at the same time.
5 Low Maintenance & Better Labor Productivity
New tracking devices are not only do just simple tracking of a vehicle but equip with other smart features such as customized alerts basis whether it is mileage or documenting engine running hours or how long AC running or disabling vehicle remotely, all these help and to curate a well-crafted maintenance routine. GPS trackers help a great deal in enhancing employee productivity and efficiency by putting an end to idle time, dispatch inaccuracies and downtime. Thus, its easy to justify the tasks allotted against the work done within of course, set time frames.
6 Optimize Resources & Route Planning
Using GPS in the transportation and logistics industry helps save a lot of money that otherwise is wasted on channelizing manual resources to make the best use of time. However, GPS gives one the freedom from constantly monitoring resources on a daily basis as the task is taken care of automatically. With the help of a GPS tracker device, one can create a suitable route plan to deliver goods and services without wasting too much time on road. The best part is that basis the real time traffic inputs, routes can be changed at any given point in time.
7 Financial Planning
Data analysis obtained with the help of these devices, helps visualize the pros and cons in details, which helps in creating routes that can be planned to accommodate more profitable ones and eliminate the ones that are rendering losses. Thus helps in formulating a financial plan, which is profitable for the business.