GPS Tracking News

FieldLogix is on top of the trends in GPS tracking technology. We have been covering and developing GPS tracking technology since 2002 and stay on top of new technologies that use GPS to track things. We are a top resource for those who want to learn more about GPS tracking technology and study the market trends.

Fleet Tracking System – Top 5 Benefits

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.

Top 4 Reasons to Use a Fleet Tracking System

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.

GPS Tracking Ruling May Effect CA Arson Case

A Supreme Court decision limiting GPS tracking for law enforcement could stall a controversial arson case.

The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled last month that police can’t install a GPS tracking system on a suspect’s vehicle without first obtaining a court-ordered warrant. Now this decision is being used to support a man accused of arson in Butte County, CA, according to KRCR-TV.

Fleet GPS Tracking System Solutions

Thousands of companies across the U.S., from corporate giants like FedEx and UPS, down to small businesses like Conway’s Flowers, are using GPS tracking technology to cut costs, become more efficient, and improve customer service and vehicle maintenance.

A GPS fleet tracking system can help to monitor workers, reduce fuel consumption, navigate shorter or better routes for drivers, track stolen vehicles, obtain discounts on insurance and offers other features such as time sheet reporting and mileage claims to enhance customer service and satisfaction.

NYC Taxi Drivers File GPS Tracking Lawsuit

The Supreme Court’s Recent GPS Tracking Decision May Impact NYC Taxi Drivers

Last week NYC taxi drivers Koffi Aka and Robert Carniol filed a federal class action lawsuit against New York City, its Taxi and Limousine Commission, and commissioner Chairman David Yassky, according to the New York Courthouse News. The cab drivers’ lawsuit claims that “warrantless” GPS tracking has exposed thousands of taxi drivers to bogus prosecutions and license revocations.

ExtermaPest Cuts Fuel Bill by $700/Month with FieldLogix

Despite Rising Gas Prices, Dunphy’s ExtermaPest Uses FieldLogix GPS Fleet Tracking System to Cut Gas Costs by $700 a Month For a 10 Vehicle Fleet

Gas prices are typically low in January, but not this year. Currently the U.S. average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gas is $3.44, 17 cents more than one month ago, and 35 cents more than one year ago, according to the AAA Fuel Gauge Report.

GPS Tracking System Used in School Bus Fleets Across U.S.

GPS Fleet Tracking System For School Buses Keeps Students Safe & Makes School Districts More Efficient

For schools, providing safe transportation is always a top priority. School boards are under pressure to not only provide a safe, reliable transportation service to school children and their parents, but also to run as efficiently as possible in light of today’s budget restraints. A GPS fleet tracking system can make a school bus fleet more profitable, plus it helps to keep children safe.

Breaking Down the Supreme Court’s GPS Tracking Decision

he Supreme Court ruled last week that the police violated the Constitution when they hid a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking device on a man’s car and monitored his movements for 28 days.

The Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling was an important one for all U.S. citizens, yet the court left many questions unanswered.

The NY Times once dubbed the case, U.S. v. Jones, “the most important Fourth Amendment case in a decade.” It is the first time the Supreme Court confronted the government’s growing use of digital technology to monitor Americans and ruled strongly in favor of privacy.

Tracking System for Alzhemier’s Patients Launched in Halifax

Last week the City of Halifax launched a pilot program to monitor patients suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. The program uses a GPS tracking system to monitor the patients’ whereabouts.

Alzheimer’s patients will wear bracelets equipped with GPS tracking technology. The tracking system has a shock sensor to detect if a patient slips and falls.