The success of your business often depends on your ability to make the best decisions, from finding a lost asset to determining a faster route or responding to an emergency call. No matter the size of your fleet or your workforce, Barcodes EDGE has a global positioning system (GPS) solution tailored to help you maximize efficiency and stay ahead of the competition.
We offer powerful, cost-effective solutions that allow you to track and manage your fleet in real-time so you can make more accurate and informed decisions about your business.
Watch our videos below to learn more about our powerful GPS services and take advantage of real-time GPS tracking to boost efficiency, increase profitability and ensure operational productivity.
What is GPS?
A Global Positioning System (GPS) helps you track boxes, vehicles, mobile workers, and other assets to a specific location on a digital map displayed on your PC, tablet, or mobile device.
What are the Benefits of GPS Tracking?
There are many benefits of real-time GPS tracking. Below are the key benefits of implementing GPS tracking into your business that will boost efficiency, increase profitability and ensure operational productivity.
- Reduced Costs on Labor – GPS tracking helps your drivers get to their destinations faster and that means less driving time and less money going on the time card.
- Employee Transparency – “Last known address” is no longer an acceptable status update for your containers, your drivers or your customers. Staying connected is the key to maximizing efficiency and staying ahead of the competition. With GPS you can manage and keep tabs on your fleet in real time.
- Increased Productivity on the Road – GPS promotes accountability. Drivers are less likely to make personal stops when they know that you know where they are.
- Access to Analytical Data – The data you gather from your fleet’s GPS is valuable information. You can analyze data over time that will allow you to make smarter business decisions.
- Automated Timesheets – With the automated features GPS fleet tracking offers, timesheets aren’t a hassle anymore.
- Enhanced Customer Service – Dispatchers will have a wide scope overview on driver locations and can easily see which drivers are available to take on a new client assignment.
What Should You Address When Considering a GPS System?
It is important for you to determine what specific information is best suited for your business and more importantly, how you will apply it to your processes. Otherwise, you can get lost in all the information and spend more time tracking your vehicles than utilizing the information for the purpose of improving your business processes.
When considering a GPS system, ask yourself these questions.
- What tracking data is relevant to your business?
- How will your employees react?
- How will you monitor the application?
- What type of GPS device is best?
- What kinds of costs can I expect?
What are the Components of a GPS System?
- GPS ground control stations
- GPS satellites
- GPS receivers
- Platform to analyze and present the information for the user