Most people associate GPS technology with avid hikers, military operations, or—perhaps more commonly—as a built-in phone app for directions to that place you can never quite remember how to get to. What most people don’t realize is that GPS technology is being used to save lives around the world, from monitoring the positions of airplanes and trains to prevent crashes, to locating kidnapped children or lost hikers. The following are a few ways GPS tracking technology saves lives around the world. >> Continue Reading

Over the last decade, GPS tracking has gained immense popularity among fleet managers. The use of GPS tracking can be seen in everything from phones and tablets to cars to fleet management. However, despite its popularity, very few understand how GPS works. To have an idea on the workings of a GPS tracking system, we first need to know some GPS basics. >> Continue Reading

Although the date of compliance for the ELD mandate issued by the Department of Transportation will not come until the end of 2017, this almost-halfway point between the mandate’s date of issue and the date of compliance is a valuable one for your fleet. And, whether you are fully invested in this electronic transition or if you plan to go into it kicking and screaming, now is the time to prepare or the switch. >> Continue Reading

In today’s competitive business environment, free time is a luxury that’s rarely enjoyed. Time is money when it comes to fleet management, and you can’t afford to be slowed down by a chaotic office. Implementing GPS tracking for businesses is a giant step toward organization thanks to automated record keeping and improved communication. Here are five more tips to boost productivity and reduce office disarray. >> Continue Reading

Accurate and comprehensive data collection has made GPS tracking for businesses an integral part of an effective fleet management program. The “Big Brother” connotation of GPS tracking for businesses makes implementation even more likely to generate pushback. With a little planning and consideration, you can smooth the path for wary employees. Use these tips to help relieve their concerns and encourage buy-in. >> Continue Reading

During the embryonic days of the computer, we were assured that a “paperless office” was only a matter of time. Fast forward 50 years, and a paperless office is still a concept for the future as people continue to print emails, spreadsheets, reports and other computer-generated materials. Today, environmental concerns add an element of urgency to the reduction of paper usage. While hard copies may never be completely eliminated, you can take steps to increase digitization, making paper copies less necessary. >> Continue Reading

When it comes to GPS tracking systems, we focus on building GPS Trackit as the brand that saves fleets money, saves fleets time and increases their profits. A brand itself should be unique, but there are elements that all successful branding strategies have in common. Here are some tips for building a brand that inspires prospects to become loyal customers and advocates. >> Continue Reading