Vehicle tracking is a great step towards improving efficiency and optimizing your fleet. It can also help you monitor driver activity with speeding alerts, idling reports, and real-time mapping. Adding power take off (PTO) monitoring gives you even more valuable information about how your drivers are spending their time. The ability to remotely monitor drivers and other employees in the field can help you maximize man hours and save on payroll costs, which is typically one of the greatest expenses for most small businesses.
PTO Monitoring and Vehicle Tracking Maximizes Man Hours
While many employees are committed to being efficient with their time, unfortunately not all of them are. This is especially true of employees in the field with less supervision. If you want to be sure that you are getting the most from your payroll expenses, PTO monitoring can make a major impact.
- Stationary PTO events – You know your vehicle is at the correct site and that the engine is running, but do you know whether it is actively doing its intended function or just idling away your fuel budget?
- Traveling PTO events – Some equipment is designed to work while the vehicle is moving. This makes it even easier for drivers to misbehave because it’s natural to assume that if the vehicle is moving and on the correct route, the job is getting done. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. PTO monitoring can help you improve driver accountability whether the vehicle is onsite or on the road.
- Time sheet verification – Vehicle tracking with PTO monitoring allows you quickly generate employee time reports and verify time sheets. You will not only know where your employees were, but whether they were operating equipment. This also folds into your billing process and enables you to create more accurate invoices for customers.
PTO monitoring can also be added to vehicle tracking to improve safety. Do you want to know whether your drivers are wearing seat belts while the vehicle is moving? You can use your GPS tracking system to let you know. Some systems even allow you to monitor other safety factors such as hard braking and hard accelerating so you can better protect your vehicles and your drivers.
If you are interested in learning more about the many benefits of vehicle tracking and the various features you can add or customize, get in touch with GPSTrackIt. You can also watch live demos of all the features and benefits of GPS tracking systems.
How much money do you think you could save on labor costs by implementing PTO monitoring for your fleet?