When you have a delivery or service business to manage including vehicles and employees it’s not easy to know what’s happening out in the field. You can check in to your fleet Live Tracking system to see where your vehicles are and run reports of their use, but often it’s important to know when problems [Read more…]
GPS Vehicle Tracking Devices Buyer's Guide
GPS vehicle tracking devices can be used in any Australian vehicle for tracking, theft recovery or fleet management.
All GPS vehicle tracking devices have to communicate in order for you to know where the vehicle is located. For most applications, the tracking devices communicate via the mobile phone network.
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As long as you know that the actual and intended travel locations for your vehicle have mobile coverage, then our 3G/NextG GPS vehicle tracking devices such as the FM Lite NextG or Platinum NxtG GPS trackers will suit your needs. For remote area use where there is little or no mobile coverage, we recommend our LP1 GPS tracker.
fleetminder offers a wide range of GPS tracking solutions. Contact us for a free quote using the pricing form on the right.
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Thinking about installing GPS vehicle tracking devices into your business vehicles? Whilst employees may not like them citing privacy concerns, in reality there are many major business benefits of GPS vehicle tracking devices. These benefits include: Improved productivity and fewer calls to drivers Whilst it’s important to be able to contact drivers about changes in [Read more…]
In today’s economy everyone is looking for ways to tighten our budget and save money, so when you are considering options to protect your vehicle while still saving money a GPS vehicle tracking device is a good investment. 1) Simple and easy installation with GPS vehicle tracking devices GPS vehicle tracking device installation is a [Read more…]
No one can truly understand the reason a thief may choose to steal a vehicle it could be because something of value was left on the front seat or it could be that they intend to break down the vehicle and to sell it for parts. But no matter what the reason behind the theft, [Read more…]
GPS tracking devices can bring a number of significant benefits to fleet management operations. Most of these benefits are efficiency related assisting businesses to reduce costs and improve profitability. Five benefits of GPS tracking devices for fleet management include: #1 GPS tracking devices provide route optimisation With GPS trackers installed in your fleet vehicles you [Read more…]
GPS tracking devices are a more recent application of global positioning technology. The military has long used GPS to monitor troops and military activities but civilian applications have recently become mainstream as economies of scale have grown and pricing has dropped. A classic use of GPS systems, for example, is in smart phones technology for [Read more…]
The OBD-I (On-Board Diagnostics I) system was introduced in the early 1980s. The fundamental elements of the OBD-I are the electrical components (which influence exhaust emissions) that are monitored by the engine management system. An optical warning signal is given in the event of an OBD-I relevant failure. This fault can be read out by [Read more…]
When you invest the capital in a fleet of vehicles it is only prudent to take steps to make sure your fleet vehicles are being driven correctly when they are in the field. As a fleet operator obviously it’s not the best thing to do is assume everything is okay with your drivers and that [Read more…]
Emergency vehicles and emergency vehicle operators are the lifelines of the cities that they support and must be available to respond at a moment’s notice when an emergency happens. In emergency situations even seconds can make the difference between saving and losing a life so GPS tracking device monitors are essential tools for emergency fleets. [Read more…]
When you manage commercial vehicles you need to use all the tools at your disposal to ensure that you can monitor, track, avoid theft and recover your vehicle(s) whenever necessary. GPS tracking devices give you these five major capabilities and more when you install them in your commercial vehicles and machinery. #1 – View the [Read more…]
There’s more to a GPS vehicle tracking device than just showing the location and travel route, now these multi-functional devices provide important safety features to protect your vehicle from theft and possible loss. 1) GPS Panic Button can save your vehicle from theft One safety feature that can reduce theft and call for help in [Read more…]
In the classic movie Ferris Bueller’s Day Off that was released in 1986, three High School students skip school and take off with one of their parents prized vehicle – a 1961 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder convertible. They drove the high dollar vehicle without permission and left it under the supervision of a shady [Read more…]