How smart tracking works in logistics service and its benefits
GPS stands for Global Positioning System, that is a worldwide radio-navigation system formed from a constellation of 24 satellites and their ground stations.
GPS supported devices to be normally placed in a vehicle or individual GPS devices. Most regularly, GPS tracking devices as smart tracking devices that are used to record the position of vehicles on their journeys. There are two ways to collect data from smart tracking devices. The first way is to monitor the location and store its data on the route based on certain types of events. The other way is to send automatically the location information to a central tracking portal or system in real-time.
If you run the business on logistics, it is essential to know the whereabouts of the vehicles.
As you know, smart tracking almost transforms our daily life entirely like transport, food delivery… and so on. Also, people use smart tracking in logistics services as well. Nowadays, many logistics firms use GPS more than just a tool of navigation. That’s the reason why you should check these following benefits for your business ideas:
Smart tracking enhances transparency between enterprises and drivers. It means that they can keep an eye on any improbity from the drivers. Additionally, they can determine the delivery delay if there is any. Moreover, smart tracking in logistics can erase the suspicion between businesses and drivers. That means enterprises can know the usage of transportation is for work or personal reasons. Thus, businesses can estimate the quality and productivity of human resource management.
Driver safety & performance
The core values in logistics are the drivers’ safety. Therefore, safety must be the highest priority. Smart tracking ensures the driver’s safety by checking their driving performance. A tracking system keeps them away from over speeding and brash driving. With the help of GPS technology, the manager can identify drivers who exhibit excellent driving skills and can offer rewards or incentives accordingly.
The enterprises can analyze fuel cost for business-related assignment or keep the driver from consuming fuel for personal purposes. Through the monitor, the businesses can identify old vehicles which consume more cost or control driver’s lousy behavior, which could lead to more fuel consumption.
Reduce administrative resources
Smart tracking in logistics reduces the number of pressures on employees in the office to complete the remaining desk job. Indeed, no paperwork for managers and drivers needed.