gps fleet tracking system – reportsGas prices are typically low in winter, but not this year. Currently the U.S. average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gas is $3.80, 30 cents more than one month ago, and 25 cents more than one year ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.
Despite today’s sky-high gas prices, Ron Dunphy, president of Dunphy’s Extermapest in Palm Springs, California has seen a significant reduction in his fuel costs since installing his FieldLogix GPS fleet tracking system last year.
Cities across the U.S. are being forced to make budget cuts. Many cities are turning to a GPS tracking devices to help cut costs and save money.
City officials in Scott County, MS, have decided to install GPS tracking devices inside the county’s fleet of garbage trucks.
The county is planning to save thousands in fuel and maintenance costs, by taking data from the GPS tracking devices and re-routing existing routes.
GPS Tracking Devices Used to Uncover Corruption at Sewerage Authority & Locate More Than $100,000 in Stolen Public Resources…City Employees Busted Stealing $100,000 of Equipment & Running Side Jobs
This week more than $100,000 in stolen public resources has been uncovered in Cinnaminson, NJ, and five full-time city employees, including the Cinnaminson Sewerage Authority’s top two employees, have been arrested on theft and corruption charges.
Public buses in Lackawanna will be getting a major upgrade this year. This week board members of the County of Lackawanna Transit System (COLTS) unanimously voted to invest $834,078 for a new real-time vehicle tracking system to “help the agency better monitor and manage its operations.”
Considering the proliferation of GPS tracking technology, many business are being solicited by dozens of GPS fleet management providers.
There are a lot of choices and it can be overwhelming.
You really want to make sure that you’re getting all the fleet tracking features you need, but aren’t overpaying for things that you’re never going to use.
In 2010, the Solid Waste Management Department in Albuquerque, NM, wanted to improve the efficiency of the city’s garbage routes. So the city installed GPS tracking devices in each of the city’s garbage trucks.
Chief Operations Officer John Soladay said the City saved over $750,000 in fuel and maintenance costs, by taking data from the GPS devices and re-routing existing routes.
The city became much more efficient, all right – plus a whole lot more.
Two drivers were even caught operating side businesses with their garbage trucks – all on the taxpayer’s dime.
State officials requested GPS tracking devices for 750 vehicles, saying use of the GPS tracking devices will improve employee efficiency and resource management.
Fleet tracking systems are designed with one primary goal: to save time and money. There many benefits to using a fleet tracking system, here is a list of the Top 5 Benefits (Part One):
Fleet tracking systems are designed with one primary goal: to save time and money. There many benefits to using a fleet tracking system, here is a list of the Top 10:
1. Increased Profits and Performance
Access to vehicle efficiency and driver productivity data helps a company manage the costs related to fleet operations. There can be a significant reduction in employee overtime costs and driver down-time; reduced maintenance costs directly affect the bottom line. Plus improved route efficiency and fleet metrics allow for expanding customer base.
PS tracking devices allow an owner to track the location of their assets in real-time, and can locate a stolen vehicle or piece of equipment within minutes. Police can often recover the stolen items in less than 24 hours.