Taxi dispatching is a concept where the location of a vehicle is determined using GPS and location information is transmitted through Network infrastructure with GPRS enabled Network SIM. The mechanism is governed by Software system which identifies Taxi nearest to the customer and based on intelligent business rules; it automatically assigns the job to the chauffeur. This Automatics Dispatching Software Solution is boon for Cab Service Providers and Taxi Service Providers as it:-
Often, the term GPS Tracking and GPS Navigation are mingled and used indifferently in describing them as solution for Car Security and Safety. Few consider it overlapping terms and can be quiet baffling in understanding it precise utility.
Both GPS Vehicle Tracking System and GPS Navigation System use GPS or GLONASS technology for locating the vehicle. Both make use of data sent and received via satellites that orbit our earth, but are packaged in two different ways. The applications may be different but the underlining ICT Infrastructure and Architecture is same. Both use satellites to pinpoint the whereabouts of you or your vehicle.
Fleet Robo – Fleet Management Solution introduced its flagship GPS Vehicle Tracking iPhone iPad Application on Apple iTunes App Store. The application is named as GPS Tracking – Fleet Robo and is free to download on your apple device. It is an easy to use application with useful features to monitor and follow whereabouts of your family members and guests during transit with chauffeur driven vehicles.
Vehicle Owners are installing Vehicle Tracking System not just to jazz – up their cars with latest technological solutions but also to make sure Vehicle Safety and Security during transit on road. The Vehicle Tracking Solutions not just give remote vehicle information access but also the application software interface to control your vehicle during transit. You can switch off the ignition of Vehicle remotely using application accessible through internet.
Vehicle safety in Delhi is a big issue. Every now and then we have a newspaper coverage of vehicle been snatched from chauffeur while driving on road or been theft from parking. It is becoming a daunting task for the vehicle owners to ensure safe transit and parking of vehicle in Delhi. As per new reported on 3rd July 2012 in TOI “Every day, more than 40 vehicles get stolen in Delhi. The city accounts for 9.7% of motor vehicle thefts in the country, second only to the much larger states of Uttar Pradesh (14.1%) and Maharashtra (12.7%), says the latest National Crime Records Bureau report. Only 20% of these stolen vehicles are recovered, say cops.”
Vehicle tracking is an IT Driven telematics solution to monitor vehicle on Digital Map with real time information of location, speed, movement and operation. Telematics is an integrated use of Telecommunication and informatics. It is applied in vehicles for monitoring the real time information and controlling them during transit. The signals are transmitted by GPS based Vehicle Tracking System paired with multiple Sensors.
Large Enterprises usually have hundreds of vehicle in their fleet with huge driver strength to cater to transportation needs all across the country. Under the process, there are lots many challenges that come up which sometimes causes problem but also makes things standstill if not been taken care cautiously well in advance.
Following are the challenges in Enterprise Fleet Management
Installing GPS Vehicle Tracking helps in route planning and finding the best responder to an event at any given time in case of Fleet Management. It helps in reducing time delays in reaching the destination because the right person is traveling to the right place; it also reduces fuel consumption as routes are shorter.
Save Fuel Costs:
Improved route planning, better Chauffeur Assessment and Convenient In-Time Response mean considerable savings on fuel costs. With surging Fuel prices, it is becoming very important to curb on wastage on it. Fuel siphoning is the problem faced by the fleet operators and with real time information and Mis records you can understand the pattern for particular Chauffeur. Also you can understand the fuel expenses and mileage for every vehicle and comparative analysis of the same helps you check the individual performances.
Giving a personal care to your vehicle not only increase its life but also can help reduce daily running cost. You may reduce up to 30% of fuel consumption with simple driving etiquettes. Following are the simple steps to take care:-
Control your Vehicle speed during transit. It’s been studied that fuel is burnt more rapidly at speeds above 60km/h, (as a rough gauge). Car burns 15% more fuel at 100km/h and 25% more fuel at 110km/h than at travelling at 90km/h on a highway. In city, the speed limit should be as per allowed speed limit on road for Vehicle safety and efficiency both.