Supply Chain Managers Embrace GPS Tracking

The business activity known as global supply chain management has at its core the managing and monitoring of goods and products as they move through the manufacturing process to the end customer. This business activity is being integrated with real-time ERP processes more and more.  What this means is that Enterprise Resource Planning at the business is chopping the processes down into small parts so that it can be monitored at more places along the line.  This system of checks helps in many ways. Quality First, and maybe foremost is quality.  Not only can the manufacturing process be watched closer,Read More

GPS Tracking Reduces Prison Overcrowding While Saving Money

The State of Indiana is grappling with a prison problem – overcrowding.  The statistics bear out that because of a lack of attention to an aging criminal code and sentencing guidelines, little has changed to bring alternatives to bear in communities state-wide. The result is a system that is too rigid in sentencing guidelines which stacks the states’ prisons with those who really would be better off out of those institutions. Most other states have recognized the enormous cost that is associated with incarcerating convicts on a wholesale basis.  These states have begun to implement better, and more focused optionsRead More

Smart Business Owners Embrace GPS and Increase Profits

When difficult economic times hit, most businesses that were hanging on by a thread folded.  The ones that remain have learned how to cope by making significant changes in their operations.  Is there more than can be done?  Certainly, there is always room for improvement. Now that businesses have taken every conceivable action to stay in business, attention turns to the little things.  Taken together, these can help keep the wheels turning for a long period of time. Avoid Hiring Payroll is the biggest expense for most businesses.  The need to bring another person on must be weighed against theRead More

Precise GPS Tracking Increases Farming Profits

GPS Tracking for the farming industry has been around for years now, but what is new is that the technology is improving so that its benefits are stronger than ever.  When it first hit the market, GPS Tracking was thought to be a fad by some in the agriculture industry.  It took a while for farmers to understand the end goal of such new technology because crop farming had remained unchanged for decades.  Sure, advances in seed science were making an impact, but nothing on the technique for planting was available. Soon, farmers began to see the fruits of theRead More

The Business Cost Saver – GPS Tracking Devices

We may as well get used to being tracked as employees.  It is happening more often than we realize and is getting more attention in the news.  In fact, you are vulnerable if you wear a simple badge that unlocks a door for you when you pass in and out of your work place on a daily basis.  These systems are already tracking your presence in the buildings.  And, even some systems are going further than that in that they have the ability to track the badge in real-time as you move throughout the facilities.  That includes the restrooms. GPSRead More

Smart Golf Course Managers use GPS Tracking

By James Neely (re-posted from April 2009) The water hazards on a golf course are no place in which your expensive golf carts should be found, but it does happen. Being prepared to handle these unfortunate events is a fact of life in golf course management. But it should be minimized by encouraging responsible behavior. This can be accomplished by installing a GPS Tracking system into these vehicles and other golf course equipment like mowers and tractors. In the operation of a golf course, one of the most expensive items is the equipment that it takes to provide transportation between holesRead More

Cities and Towns Turning to GPS in Great Numbers

More cities and towns are implementing GPS Tracking to help them save money.  Tax revenues are down because the lack of jobs is producing lower tax collections.  This hits the bottom line and threatens the services that communities have come to depend upon for years.  Now, municipalities are turning to ways to save money, but still provide essential services. A key component in all of this is GPS Tracking.  Here are five ways that a government can use these devices to help keep them from operating in the red, but still provide what citizens need. Accountability and Safety With theRead More

5 Successful GPS Tracking Uses

by Greg Bartlett GPS tracking devices are extremely helpful to both families and businesses. Some first-time GPS shoppers may not understand what all can be done with this exciting technology, so here are 5 common ways that GPS trackers are used successfully by both businesses and consumers. Protecting your family GPS tracking can be used to track those who are most important to you: your spouse and kids. This can be done either through cell phone trackers, or dedicated devices that can be placed on individuals. These devices, like most GPS trackers, almost always come with software or access toRead More

GPS Tracking is Technology to Build Your Business Around

Managing assets is the same whether you have a small business or are in the accounting department of a large corporation.  Keeping track of the things that are used outside of the walls of your business is a major task.  That’s why GPS Tracking is an important addition to any business. For many large corporations, physical assets make up millions and millions of dollars on a balance sheet.  For that reason alone, tight control and close management are mandatory.  That is why GPS Tracking systems should be instituted into all businesses that are tasked with managing mobile or near-mobile assets. Read More

More Companies Using GPS Tracking Globally

As the global economy continues to suffer, the value of business assets rises in importance in helping to keep companies afloat financially.  Sometimes businesses are just one small catastrophe away from bankruptcy.  That is why GPS Tracking as a tool for business operations is more valuable now than ever. All of this is especially true for global operations.  Here is how GPS Tracking can help these companies remain profitable: Location Information. The biggest questions to ask of these companies are: where are the assets located and under whose control are they held?  With simple GPS Locator services, a company canRead More