Starting a business is sometimes easy, but it is very difficult to run a business for decades, it needs so much of dedication and most importantly management. You should have a record of every pie you spent. If talking about the truck business, it is a work of so much burden. At the starting stage, you may not find the difficulties but when your business starts growing you will face a lot of problems and the main of which is Fleet management.
Having a lot of vehicles and managing them at the same time is quite a difficult task. How would you know the best route to your destination? Suppose you choose the route that has a lot of traffic then the delivery may be delayed and how would you forget about the fuel consumption and mileage. Mileage is very important for every vehicle if the vehicle has the bad mileage then maybe it will consume more fuel results in more money will spend on the fuel.
We all know that mileage is also depends upon the type of route we choose for our destination. A good road helps to maintain the engine which will give better mileage. Now, the task is to have an optimized device.
There are many products are available in the market who tells you the best route. The route has less traffic and well-maintained roads so that the engine will work smoothly and results in good truck mileage.
More than improving good mileage there is the number of other benefits that are provided by the optimized devices:
- Satellite navigation.
- Driver security to the service location.
- Provides a safe and convenient delivery.
- Ability to coordinate delivery timetables more effectively.
- Keeping track of the driver’s location and mileage while they are on the road and running the vehicle.
- It helps to save on maintenance and operational costs.
The devices are also useful for the full security, if the vehicle is stolen then it can be easily traced because of the GPS tracking device. Any movement or any unauthorized access to the vehicle triggered the alarm automatically and inform the owner of the vehicle.
In these financial sensitive times, the effective control and management of fleet vehicles will save money. With the more efficient allocation and greater monitoring performance and use of resources, will help in saving the money on petrol and running costs. Insurance costs will considerably be reduced too.
Apart from the above advantages, truck tracking systems afford the ability to monitor idle time to reduce operational costs. Any idle time over 5 minutes can be identified easily and then necessary action can be taken to control such a particular situation in the future. Hence, the system can be very helpful in monitoring the vehicle speed so that the driver can be advised to reduce his speed and can save on fuel cost. We can also keep track of the mileage being driven by each driver. With the help of the virtual odometer of the system, the GPS coordinates can be monitored all the time and the distance traveled from one point to the other will be monitored. The device will also show the change when any distance threshold is met and all subsequent changes are also recorded in the virtual odometer.
These all the benefits make the choice of having an optimized software compulsory.