Learn About Fleet Tracking Without Investing Too Much Of Your Time

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You’ve heard the stories from your peers or competitors about how they’re saving money after installing a GPS Fleet Tracking system – and now you’re wondering if the time has come that you get a GPS Fleet Tracking system for your fleet – is it worth the investment?

When I first began installing GPS Fleet Tracking systems back at the “turn of the century” the early adopters felt like pioneers, and desired to be the first on their block to have this cutting-edge technology. Yet, most Fleet Owners waited to see what would happen. They missed out while their competitors saved large. Astonishingly, as of this writing less than ten percent of fleet owners have installed a GPS Fleet Tracking system. Why? Simple – too much confusion. Fleet owners are bombarded with direct mail advertising and telemarketing calls from salespeople selling everything from battery operated devices to GPS enabled cell phones. An in-vehicle, real time system is the only real alternative. The other systems WOn’t give you the reliable, timely information you need and are more problem than they’re worth. Besides that, the in-vehicle options are now quite affordable and simple to install and – most importantly – almost always pay for themselves within their first ninety days!

Is a GPS Fleet Tracking system right for your company? Try to identify places in which you’re experiencing inefficiencies or unnecessary costs where a GPS Fleet Tracking system can have an immediate and enduring impact:

Do your drivers take their vehicles home with them? If so, are they allowed to use your vehicles for personal use? It is astounding how many miles can be shaved off once your system is installed, saving big dollars on fuel and maintenance while at exactly the same time removing the potential liability of personal use of your vehicles.

Are your drivers paid by the hour? Do they clock in and out with a paper time card, noting the time that they start and end their day on the “honesty” system? Generally, I Have learned that most employees aren’t “out to get” their companies, but it really is hard not to fudge the time card a little. Saving only ten minutes per day of time card abuse will readily pay for your system all by itself!

Do you worry about your drivers doing side-occupations with your vehicles and materials? With a GPS Fleet Tracking system you will get paid for every job performed by your assets. Go to this website to learn more regarding rhinofleettracking.com.

Are you concerned about potential obligations if your drivers are speeding or driving recklessly? With GPS you’re basically riding along with every driver, all day daily. Your drivers will know it and will think twice before placing your assets in danger!

Why not retain more of the money that’s already flowing through your business! In the last seven years I Have learned that (understandably) fleet owners just WOn’t purchase a system unless they can be absolutely convinced that it’ll save them considerably more than it costs. Once again, most Fleet Owners find that their GPS Fleet Tracking system pays for itself within the first ninety days.

I know, you still have some anxieties about the best way to break the news to your drivers – that is ordinary. Your workers are like your family, right? I have learned that your best employees will adopt the system, and yes – the ones that have something to hide will fight it. In fact, you may even lose several folks – but you will be better off without them.

As soon as your system is up and running you will kick yourself for waiting this long – but you’ll also be thrilled with the increase in inefficiencies and decrease in costs to manage your fleet.

Penny Walton

As a senior editor, Penny Walton has helped grow this blog into a significant journal with high standards. Before becoming a full time blogger, she also worked as a journalist.