With GpsGate Server you can monitor your fleet with powerful Real Time Tracking. This will allow you to optimise the deployment, usage and maintenance strategies of your vehicles and lower your company’s operating costs. Technologies like Trip and Idle Eco Driving and Fuel Reports let you make the most of your fleet resources and optimize your drivers’ behaviour. This will increase your customer’s satisfaction and save time and money. You can also improve security on your vehicles and drivers using configurable automatic alarms that can be displayed on screen and sent via SMS and/or email.
Fleet management tools
When a pick up has to be made right away it is important to assign a vehicle that is close and suitable for the job. With this tools you can perform this task easily and effectively.
* Real Time Fleet View
You can directly answer customer calls about the location of transport. You can search by name, group or see the available vehicles in an specific area in the map.
End customers are expecting the shipment and there are often penalties connected with late arrival of the goods. Customers for transport companies often require historical information about shipment as well as a tool that could ease the administration of dispatching jobs.
**Job Dispatch for Garmin devices
The administrator can dispatch jobs directly to the Garmin navigation devices as well as communicate with the driver using the Chat module when the vehicle is not moving.
There is an increasing need to reduce fuel costs. The use of your fleet and drivers in an optimal way are essential. Having the right tools to control your fleet, over factors like excessive speed, harsh driving and drivers accumulated hours will dramatically reduce fuel consumption and improve your staff satisfaction and safety.
* Speeding alerts
You can have speed limits alerts based on real speed limits from OSM.
After a driver logs into the platform (using an RFID or Ibutton device), you can start a counter to know the amount of working hours for this worker. You are able to tell if the driver complies with the established policies of maximum amount of hours allowed per day.
With a fuel sensor installed in the vehicle, the report will display the date, total distance, maximum and average speed, the duration of the vehicle driving, fuel consumption and fuel efficiency, as well as the total amount of fuel used.
Problems with stolen merchandise and hijacked vehicles are increasing for many transportation companies. Profit margins can quickly be turned into big losses if a large truck or shipment is stolen. With these tools you will be able to improve your vehicle’s security and driver’s safety conditions as you have a complete overview of all the events taking place in a designated route or area.
* Real Time Positioning
You can follow your vehicles and assets on a map in real time. Up-to-date vehicle locations and status information keeps you in control.
You can setup a perimeter in any area in the map according to your specific needs. Poligonal and circle areas are supported, as well as keeping them tagged and organized into categories. You can decide if this geofences will be visible in the map and use colors to differentiate each of them.
When your fleet has to travel across borders in different countries (and to apply the right TAX policies in your company), you can make use of the IFTA Europe report to count the distance driven in each country.
* Mobile dispatch works fully functional on A-grade supported platforms. ** SOS: all A-track devices (SOS hardware connected to the A-track device required). ** Job Dispatch for Garmin devices requires a Garmin fleet 590 device. ** ECO Driving and Fuel Reports are supported by A-Track AX7 (for Fuel Reports, fuel sensor installation is required).
All these features are available at no additional cost and are included in the solution.
For more information check the full list of supported devices.