Vehicle tracking systems are becoming more sophisticated with the changes in technology. With the availability of a multitude of devices and methods of rolling out solutions, the sky is the limit for putting a GPS vehicle tracking device to proper use.
From tracking precious cargo, protecting expensive equipment, keeping tabs on drivers and help keep vulnerable people safe; a tracking device has versatile applications with its contemporary features and is an invaluable asset to industries across domains and individuals as well.
The most obvious and common major users of tracking devices are in the courier and delivery industry. Tracking devices allow delivery companies to keep track of where their fleet of delivery vehicles are at any given time. The data collected is used to ensure that the efficiency of the drivers is up to the mark at all the times and that the cargo is safe as well. These devices add value to a business and help it run more smoothly, efficiently and safely.
Below are some examples of where vehicle tracking systems can be applied
Courier and Delivery
Courier companies also rely on tracking information to customers who want to know where their parcels are. The tracking devices also help map the most efficient and quickest routes for the drivers to take. This not only saves time but also help fleet managers maximize efficiency and save on fuel.
When it comes to offering transportation facility for school going children, their safety should be put into consideration. By providing access to customizable GPS enhanced school bus tracking system; parents, school authorities as well as the transport agencies will be kept updated with the route, location, and schedules of school buses.
Trailer and cargo tracking provides multiple benefits for the logistics industry in the global and East Africa region. As this sector expands, the need for cargo tracking systems also increases. These solutions, not only help truck or vehicle owners to keep control of their fleets’ or cargo movements but also act as a theft prevention measure. The solutions should, therefore, be a priority for monitoring and controlling all company vehicles, including cargo, public service vehicles as well as transport vehicles.
Applications in Personal Safety
Personal tracking devices are already being used to enhance the safety of children and vulnerable adults. As tracking devices continue to become more affordable, it’s likely that they’ll be used even more for this purpose.