Using GPS tracking devices lets employees decrease the time they spent trying to navigate routes or sitting in traffic. Everyone has a certain amount of pride and wants to look good. Your employees may be reluctant to admit just how often they get lost for fear of looking foolish. When you invest in a GPS tracking system and provide them with the tools to get to where they need to be quickly and efficiently, they will be much more confident.
By having a destination already mapped out for them, your employees will know how long it will take to reach their destinations. Although they may want to factor in time for traffic or to park, there will be no need to factor in extra time “just in case we get lost.” As they say time is money. Shaving time of off business trips will lead to savings in fuel costs. The savings from reduced gas usage will definitely add up—whether you have a few company cars or a fleet of vehicles.
With the dispatch and routing capabilities that come with using GPS tracking, your employees can spend less time figuring out where to go and more time actually getting there.
With GPS tracking, you can–
Get information on which of your employees is closest to a certain location.
Get alerts when a company vehicle arrives at a pre-defined location
Route vehicles by the shortest/quickest route with maps and text directions.
Improve your company’s response time
Meet important deadlines
Improve overall customer service
Reduce driving time and delays
Cut down on the time the dispatcher and drivers spend communicating and trying to figure things out
Monitor how long company vehicles are stopping
Monitor when company vehicles arrive and depart