“Time is an essence”, the phrase is very relevant in competitive business landscape and fast pace life where we are flooded with enormous information and we feel paucity of time to analyse and utilise it for business decision making for growth and profitability. Similarly, ever increasing fuel prices is one more critical factor and an area of concern that can greatly affect the business profitability. Both these factors compound largely for any organisation involved in transportation or in regular fleet management activities. These factors are important because of dependability of fleet operators on it, to provide seamless and cost effective services.
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.
There is no doubt that IT Software Systems have made Industrial processes more efficient and at many places have increased the profitability of organization. Similar way, implementation of software systems and solutions in fleet management are very vital in saving time consumed in managing the activities and reducing the overheads and increasing the profitability.