Live video streaming can be a crucial aid in monitoring valuable cargo transport, people transfers and the safety of drivers and vehicles. Whilst the mobile DVR and video streaming technology has been around for many years, low data speeds and video resolution has been a limiting factor. Fleetminder GPS tracking solutions have released four new [Read more…]
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Australian truck drivers travel some of the longest distances in the world. Trucking companies look to improve driver safety, reduce truck wear-and-tear with improved route and delivery management and reduce fuel and other costs.
This page contains articles about various truck trackers, GPS tracking technology and business benefits of using tracking systems.
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In highly competitive markets it’s important to maximise efficiency and reduce operating costs. One way of doing this is by maximising your entitlement to fuel tax credits. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) allows businesses to claim credits for fuel used within their business (including in machinery, plant, equipment and light and heavy vehicles). This sounds [Read more…]
As a business owner or fleet manager how can you actually monitor driver behaviour in the field? Usually the only time you would know if a particular driver is not performing or is not driving safely is when a speeding or other fine is issued, or you get complaints from customers. Other signs are lost [Read more…]
As a fleet operator it’s important to continually looks for ways to be more competitive by improving fleet productivity whilst maintaining or improving safety as well. Productivity boosts can be achieved by decreasing driver’s paperwork and maximising their time on the road – and the use of your fleet vehicles. When it comes to maximising [Read more…]
A report in the Logistics and Transportation section of the online Forbes magazine explains that many truck drivers are starting to complain about the intrusive technology that is becoming common in most trucks they drive. This monitoring technology is seen as “spying” by drivers but there is no doubt that it makes their job safer [Read more…]
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 truck tracking devices can provide immediate benefits for your business with improved efficiency, better customer service and lower fuel and truck operations administration costs. These benefits can be achieved through a number of specific methods of GPS tracking and reporting: Reduce fuel costs with GPS truck tracking devices GPS truck tracking devices monitor speeding [Read more…]
Managing a fleet of trucks involves a variety of activities and costs which must be constantly monitored in order to reduce overall expenses and maintain a decent profit for the business. There are maintenance records that must be tracked, fuel costs monitored and driving habits supervised to ensure that each area is being optimally maintained. [Read more…]
Do you remember the old science fiction movie series Aliens? These unfortunate space travellers encountered an especially hostile and quite deadly alien species that taunted and hunted them throughout their time in space forcing them to abandon their ship and travel to safety. One feature that they had at their disposal was a scanner that [Read more…]
Truck are designed to work reliably under normal driving conditions and to handle the occasional harsh handling due to inclement weather, poor road conditions or extenuating circumstances. But when a truck is constantly asked to perform at its max capability then the useful life of a truck diminishes and it may begin to show excessive [Read more…]
When equipment or goods are of great importance to a customer it often requires special care to monitor its movement through the truck delivery process from the depot to the final delivery point. This is where GPS truck trackers have become essential to transport companies who need to manage the shipping of these valuable goods. [Read more…]
Do you long to get rid of log books, paper receipts and filing cabinets hogging valuable space? Well, by installing GPS truck trackers into your fleet of trucks you can alleviate this pain of business bureaucracy and reduce administration overhead. GPS truck trackers automate reporting and save valuable time When you talk to the drivers [Read more…]
When you run a business you must look for all possible ways to improve your operations and efficiency, and reduce your costs. With GPS truck trackers you can realise a number of benefits to decrease expenses and improve your customer service. Benefit One – Improve customer response times with GPS truck trackers Quick response times [Read more…]
Looking for an edge to beat out the competition? By having GPS truck tracking devices installed in truck fleet your company will gain an advantage on the competition and improve your services in the market. Here’s how that can be achieved: 1) GPS truck trackers reduce insurance expenses Reducing expenses is one of the first [Read more…]
GPS tracking devices are now available that integrate all-over vehicle safety via real-time video streaming, GPS tracking and monitoring vehicle data. Real-time video and audio streaming There are a variety of instances where monitoring both video and audio events around your vehicle is essential to the safety of your driver, your asset and even to [Read more…]
Have a need for a cost effective, multi-functional recording device with the ability to transmit live streaming video, tracking, GPS and other vehicle (or asset) data? The fleetminder MDVR is a compact GPS, video and audio recorder that is easily installed in a wide range of vehicles designed to stream (live) and record camera and [Read more…]
In order to maintain high safety records for trucks in service on public roads most government worldwide have created laws that limit the amount of time that truck drivers can be behind the wheel of their vehicles. GPS truck trackers give managers and corporations the tools needed to monitor truck driver’s time behind the wheel [Read more…]
How often do you get a query about a delivery and then spend a great deal of time trying to figure out who the driver was? Wouldn’t it be great if the driver’s identification was automatically recorded making it simple to determine what happened to a particular delivery or pickup? Or even which driver drove [Read more…]
Business owners and truck fleet operators are always looking for ways that will improve efficiency, increase customer satisfaction and most of all add to the bottom line with more profits with better service. GPS truck tracking provides one of best ways technology can assist to manage trucks in business fleets and displays information in real [Read more…]
Often trucks and truck fleets have to travel to remote areas or along country highways often without access to regular news reports about the weather, possible road hazards and road conditions. Also too, the trucking fleet company will not know the exact location of each truck until the driver reports in. With long distances between [Read more…]