Comparing GPS Fleet Tracking Software

GPS Fleet Tracking

Have you been searching for GPS Fleet Tracking & Management software? It can be tricky when they all claim to be the best in the business. This article will help you sift through them and find the best one for your fleet’s needs.

Gone are the days when fleet-tracking software only required a GPS tracker and a standard telematic interface to track it. Today’s market demands that even the simplest GPS trackers are not restricted to just monitoring the fleet’s vehicle’s 24/7 location. But also come equipped with a precision accelerometer, unplugged tamper alerts, and easy installation. Followed by the more advanced features such as a Driver Identification scanner, SOS dash mount button, monitor driver behaviour, unauthorised movement alerts, camera solutions, and the list can go on. So, what should you consider when deciding on the best solution while also getting a sufficient ROI?

Evaluation of Your Fleet’s Needs

The market is filled with numerous products ranging from simple to advanced GPS tracking software. It is vital first to research the products offered, their features, and their price range. Through exploring the different devices out there, you should have a decent idea about the available features. After all, it would not be an ideal business move to pay for parts that are not required, thus, negatively affecting your ROI.

User Interface

Knowing how to use the product’s software is critical, mainly when emergencies arise and must be dealt with efficiently. Thus, having a user-friendly dashboard is ideal. The software dashboard lets you view numerous metrics about your drivers’ performance, such as speeding, idling, fuel consumption, kilometres are driven, hours worked and more. If the interface is not easy and assessable, getting the most out of the product, service and money invested can be challenging.

Administration and Installation

Implementing any software into the business can be daunting; however, it does not need to be. There are many things to consider, such as learning the software, installation time, affordability, service, and maintenance. Remember to ask your potential GPS software vendor these essential questions to ensure you are making informed decisions.

Finally. Map Reliability and Quality  

Arguably, the most crucial question is how good the vendor’s map is and is it reliable? The map and GPS tracking technology capability will be the most frequently used within the software for many companies. When researching the best vendor to partner up with, factors to consider are; how accessible are the metrics and how easy the navigation around the map interface is?

Netstar Australia prides itself on being a reliable telematics provider with over 20 years of experience. We offer solutions for consumers and businesses in all industries Australia-wide. With two established Fleet Tracking & Management products, customers can enjoy peace of mind knowing they are getting accurate and reliable telematics data, helping to manage fleets and assets efficiently.

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