Thousands of vehicles across the US have a GPS-based fleet tracking system installed. Why? Because a fleet tracking system can help you cut costs, improve customer service, and take more control of managing your employees and fleet vehicles.
Reduce Operating Costs. By monitoring activities like speeding or excessive idling you can not only save fuel, but reduce damage done to the engine, brakes and tires. A typical fleet can cut gas costs by up to 20% and will see a positive ROI in less than 6 months.
Many insurance companies will provide a discount to fleets using a GPS tracking system.
Improve Customer Service. On average, fleets using a tracking system can typically complete at least one extra stop, job, or delivery per day.
For most industries, last minute changes to a driver’s schedule is common. With a fleet tracking system you can quickly and easily reroute the closest available driver, change the priority of his or her stops or simply send a quick message through their Garmin GPS fleet tracking system.
Reduce Fuel and Vehicle Maintenance Costs. A fleet tracking system can absolutely help to reduce your fuel costs. First, drivers will no longer get lost or stuck in traffic, and will always drive the most efficient route. The Aberdeen Group concluded that GPS fleet tracking systems have helped companies reduce fuel costs by 13.2% on average.
The tracking system can monitor when each vehicle is due for maintenance based on actual miles driven. The tracking system can remind managers of vehicles needing service, and service reports provide a detailed maintenance checklist for your entire fleet.
Reduce Delays and Time Spent at Unauthorized Locations. Wouldn’t it be nice to not have for your employees to waste time and money sitting in traffic? With fleet tracking software you can not only track but easily establish a custom notification system for events like a driver going outside of a designated area. speeding or staying idle for too long.