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5 great asset tracking tips to keep tabs on your fleet

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne20 July 2017 09:00:00 BST

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Asset tracking of mobile devices today is able to help solve a large number of challenges. It undoubtedly helps fleets to become more efficient and increase profits by helping to better manage your resources and in reaching a higher utilization rate.

 

Today, we are looking at five great tips that will hopefully make you unhesitatingly choose to use asset tracking to better control your business demands and reach the desired results. Let’s begin!

 

1. Use asset tracking to reduce risks

Vehicles and mobile devices such as trailers are your most valuable assets when you run a fleet. If you decide to opt for asset tracking devices you will reduce the risk of theft and improve safety and security, having them much more under your control at any given moment.

 

2. Get asset tracking to make your vehicle inventory 100% precise

For bigger fleets operating in different locations, very often in the construction sector, it is necessary to exactly locate equipment for logistical and security reasons. Tracking your mobile assets is an invaluable aid to planning your daily schedule and cutting out the superfluous movement of assets from one place to the other. This can be achieved in a far more intelligent way!

 

3. Boost asset tracking automation to eliminate manual methods

Many companies which deploy working vehicles still do not realise the costs generated by the use of obsolete methods, which make them not only prone to mistakes, but also to unreliable fleet metrics that could lead to unwise decisions.

 

4. Better planning and forecast with asset tracking systems

Seasonal peaks and lows exist in every business, and you have to be prepared for them. Asset tracking provides intelligent forecasting and therefore assists decisions on vehicle and asset acquisition.

 

5. Asset tracking as a method for improving productivity

Knowing which type of activity is linked to your assets and team can help you tinker with job scheduling constructively with a view to increasing productivity.

 

 

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