GPS Trackit has released fuel card integration, its latest enhancement to their Fleet Manager vehicle tracking system. The company’s flagship product already helps companies manage their fleets more efficiently. The new fuel card integration increases this capability.
Under the new system, drivers pay for fuel at participating stations using a fuel card. The fuel card works much like a credit card, but with the added reporting on fuel purchases that can alert dispatchers and fleet managers to potential fuel theft.
The new fuel card functionality provides the following features:
Restrict access to specific Merchant Category Codes (MCCs)
Limit purchases with time-of-day restrictions and numbers of transactions
Assign different purchase levels and PIN number authorization to each user
According to Eddie Bermudez, GPS Trackit’s Product Manager, the fuel cards provide a great deal of flexibility to fleet operators.
“Fuel cards can be set up with different purchase levels,” said Bermudez. “Fleet operators can create fuel card profiles based on spending habits. We can also create profiles based on vehicle tank size.”
This feature enables managers to:
Produce more accurate records for reconciliation
Allow vehicles with similar traits to be grouped
Offer controls based on business roles
The cards are limited to fuel purchases only at any location that accepts MasterCard. Limits can be tied to the fuel capacity of the vehicle or a fixed dollar amount.
Fleet Manager provides reports to help bookkeepers with the reconciliation of accounts. And alerts can be set for overfills and for vehicles that are not at the location when the fuel was purchased. Tank capacities entered into Fleet Manager identify purchases where the amount of fuel purchased exceeds the capacity of the vehicle’s fuel tank. In addition, dispatchers and fleet managers can be alerted when fuel is purchased using a fuel card but the associated vehicle is not at that location at the time the fuel was purchased.
“As the cost of fuel continues to rise, fuel theft becomes an increasingly serious issue,” concluded Bermudez. “Identifying the illicit use of fuel is an important management tool for fleet operators.”
For more information about GPSTrackIt, their new features, or their Fleet Manager vehicle tracking system, visit their website at GPS Trackit/.
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Established in 1999, GPS Trackit is a leading North American supplier of GPS tracking and location-based services. Located in Southern California, GPS Trackit is dedicated to providing the most innovative, cutting-edge GPS technology backed by the best customer service in the industry today.