When the pandemic disrupted supply chains across the United States, it also accelerated incidents of cargo theft. According to the FBI, more than $15 billion in cargo was stolen either by being separated from a shipment or from the cargo hauler itself being stolen.

Standard GPS systems installed in a tractor-trailer can help you monitor where your truck is at all times—but if the truck is gone, you’ll only be able to watch it disappear. Just this spring, Ukrainian farmers watched helplessly as their expensive farm machinery was stolen by Russia and moved by truck hundreds of miles across the border.

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When it comes to knowing where your assets are, nothing beats the security of GPS asset tracking. By installing a small, unobtrusive GPS asset tracker on valuable items like trucks, heavy equipment, and construction tools, you can keep tabs on their location no matter where they are in the world. 

Because they use satellite technology, you can access their location data from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

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What happens if a GPS tracking device or dashcam has a problem?

It’s a rare occurrence but you may have a technical problem with your GPS tracking device or your dashcam. When this happens you may wonder if GPS Trackit support can see the problem remotely. Actually, there are so many tracking devices and dashcams in the field that this would be difficult.

Who should you contact for help with a GPS tracking device or dashcam?

If you notice that a GPS tracker or dashcam has stopped working, please email [email protected] or call 866-320-5810.

Using a GPS tracking system for trailers is a great way to monitor the locations of your vehicles, your products, and the status of shipments. However, like most things in life, not all tracking systems are created equal, and not all solutions are the best for every application. Even a high-quality GPS tracking system that is designed for fleet management might not be a good fit for trailer tracking. >> Continue Reading

GPS Trackers Used for Portable Traffic Safety Signs

How many times have you been behind the wheel and needed to change your plans to accommodate an accident, unexpected detour, or other alteration to the usual traffic pattern? It happens every day somewhere in your town or on the highway. Information about these changes and more is typically communicated to motorists via portable road signs who then use GPS navigation in their dashboards or on their phones to determine a new route.

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Can Asset Trackers Minimize Freight Delays?

Fleet managers use GPS asset management technology to keep tabs on their trucks as they deliver shipping containers all across the country. These managers like to know where their vehicles are at all times to ensure the product shipments are on track to reach their target destinations when they’re supposed to. Read More