Find a selection of companies that provide services to meet all your corporate vehicle security needs, including tracking and recovery after theft in Zambia. Find details on companies that offer these services on this section of the site. Find a specialist company in GPS satellite tracking and fleet management, GPS fuel monitoring with internet, email, mobile surveillance that can provide an advanced, end-to-end, fleet management solution based on data collection and communication devices installed in the vehicle and powerful yet simple-to-use back-office software. The solution could be integrated with a remote fuel monitoring solution or remote diagnostics tool to provide a comprehensive remote performance monitoring service for vehicles.
The positioning system is controlled by different tracking stations located around the globe. These stations pick up microwave carrier signals transmitted by the satellites, and the GPS receivers convert these signals into data such as velocity, time, and position.
GPS Trackers are small, portable devices that allow a car owner to monitor and locate their car when needed. They also have the potential to offer instant location, speed, and direction data.
Vehicle tracking systems, as the name suggest, allow tracking of vehicles in its most basic function. Other functions include vehicle tracking performance and maintenance, driver’s performance, but also facilitates fuel management and dispatching, sends alerts and notifications, prevents thefts and provides reports and enables analysis of these reports. More functionalities are possible, however, that depends on the company offering fleet management solutions.
Passive and active tracking
Vehicle tracking systems can be divided into passive and active. Passive tracking systems collect and save all the information, which will be later retrieved. Active tracking systems collect and send information in real-time, which offers more advantages.
Benefits of vehicle tracking
Among the benefits of using a vehicle tracking system, we can find cost-saving, discounts on insurance, improved safety of employees and fleet, better service for customers, improved time and employee management as well as administration and theft prevention.
A vehicle tracking system can bring the advantage of better financial management.
Discounts on insurance
Cost-saving and cost-cutting can be further facilitated by discounts offered by insurance companies.
Safety of drivers and trucks
Thanks to vehicle tracking systems it is possible to reduce traffic accidents, as well as avoid any problems on the way, traffic jams and construction on the roads.
Better service for customers
All the information gained from the vehicle tracking system can lead into better management of all business processes. That also includes better service for the customers, as it is possible to see the route, stops, idle time and possible arrival time.
A vehicle tracking system can bring the advantage of better employee management thanks to information on fuel management and monitoring of drivers’ behaviour.
The administration is facilitated by vehicle tracking systems.
Improved administration can add to better time management and can be improved also thanks to better employee management, fuel management, monitoring of driver’s behaviour, route tracking
Among the very common features of vehicle tracking systems is theft prevention. This feature sends alerts and notifications whenever a suspicious behaviour occurs and allows a quick reaction to this behaviour.
Improved lifecycle management
With tracking systems, it is possible to improve lifecycle management - with information such as technical information on the vehicle (engine, tyres and more), with known driver behaviour and information on idle time, maintenance time and service needed.
Thanks to all the information gained from vehicle tracking systems, vehicles will be used more efficiently - from more efficient use of fuel, better driver behaviours, better routes are taken, the possibility to avoid traffic and construction, but also employee fraud avoidance can lead to better vehicle utilization.
There are many advantages to using a vehicle tracking system in fleet management. However, to make the most out of the vehicle tracking system, prior thorough research on different systems is needed in order to ensure a cost-effective choice.