With so many cars in a fleet, it might be difficult to keep track of all your vehicles and provide prompt instructions to the driver. Even if you have already set up a centralised contact network, a GPS tracking device is essential in every vehicle to provide real-time updates. There are so many advantages and here are the most prominent ones.
Know Your Vehicle’s Location: Be it a fleet of vehicles or a couple of cars, you can accurately know where the car is at the moment. There is no need to make calls back and forth.
Make Informed Decisions: If you want to reroute a car or direct one vehicle to support another driver, you can do so. All your decisions will be well-informed as tracking lets you know all details including a vehicle’s downtime, fuel and other info.
Keep Up Promises: Customers expect timely delivery of goods and pickup if you provide such services. You can improve brand integrity by being there on time and providing alternative vehicles if required.
Never Waste Time: Saving time is an important aspect of doing good business. The fleet management system will help you save time by avoiding traffic ridden routes.
Save on Fuel Costs: With real-time updates on routes and the ability to remotely suggest drivers the best possible routes, you can save a lot on fuel costs in the long run.
Reduced Insurance Costs: Vehicles that are equipped with tracking devices are provided discounts by insurance companies and you can pay less because it is easier to track your vehicle if it ever gets lost.
Use Available Resources: It is much easier to make use of available resources and you don’t have to spend lots on increasing the number of cars or employees. You can save money besides ensuring customer satisfaction.
Create Professional Outlook: Let your customers know you are a professional company by sending real-time updates and providing alternate cars if one breaks down.
Maintain Vehicles Properly: The reports generated by the GPS tracking device will allow you to stop over speed, check oil levels and change components to ensure the longevity of the vehicles.
Stop Thefts: Lost vehicles will be a story of the past because you can track them as soon as they go out of the approved routes and inform the authorities. It helps reduce insurance costs and also to track them down minimizing your losses.
With so many benefits that a tracking device could add to a fleet management company, it’s time you implement it in your own business.