Ways In Which GPS Tracking System Transforms The Fleet Management System

by Aiden Goh Author

According to a study conducted by Frost and Sullivan, GPS fleet management systems can enhance the fleet’s productivity and utilization of the vehicle by 10-15 per cent and 15-20 per cent, respectively. It can also decrease fuel consumption by 20-25 per cent, in the case of idle time 20-30 per cent, and in the case of miles driven 5-10 per cent. 

The GPS based system has one more advantage, wherein it can save 30 minutes per day for every driver. One must realize that there is more to GPS vehicle tracking systems than reducing cost and enhancing the performance of the vehicle. 

GPS is an ingenious vehicle telematics technology. Telematics is a crash-resistant black box that attains wireless information which is more updated than the broadcast radio. People who know about flight black boxes can relate to this. 

Over the past years, the dynamics of standard vehicle telematics have undergone a drastic change and added GPS, connection to sensors, cellular data modem and a backup battery. The current technology is known as digital telematics. These kinds of telematics makes your cars secure and helps you stay on the right path. It also auto-dials the emergency number if you had an accident, or reroute you around accidents. GPS vehicle tracking is an integral part of vehicle telematics and is the consequence of the smart fleet management system of today. 

GPS vehicle tracking systems have the ability to deliver the above results for fleets of all types and sizes. Smart fleet management systems leverage telematics from each vehicle of the fleet to improve driver safety by monitoring the speed or risky driving way and to meet other goals to sustain the environment. 

Smart fleet management system:

Telematics that combine smart fleet management systems have come up with GPS, engine diagnostic tools (OBD), cloud storage and IoT devices. GPS tracking has given rise to many applications. 

One application which gains limelight is real-time vehicle tracking. 

It works through an onboard GPS unit that is attached to a compatible adapter placed under the driver’s seat. It tracks location through a vehicle geometrical co-ordinator and monitors the speed. After this, it pushes the information to the cloud using high-speed data connection. A person having access to the cloud can watch the real-time movement of the vehicle on a map. 

Asset tracking with the help of GPS and IoT devices:

For businesses dealing with logistics, tracking a vehicle’s location is very important. It carries the same importance as tracking assets. Through the utilization of IoT devices and GPS, logistics companies can view where their assets are on a real-time basis. 

Track the performance with OBD and GPS units:

On-board diagnostics keep checking on the fuel usage, engine and vehicle performance as well as the emissions caused by the vehicle. It reports them on a real-time basis with the help of GPS units. 

Fleet management systems come up with various built-in reports providing detailed data on gas usage, emissions, overspeeding examples as well as fleet activity. This helps in improving the analysis and policy-making of fleet administrators. It also improves the efficiency and transparency of fleet administrators.

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