The Benefits of GPS Vehicle Trackers for Business Administration

GPS trackers can provide you with a great deal of valuable information that your office staff will be rapt to have on hand.

Posted by Jaleh Benson on 5th October 2017

Several things contribute to an office that ticks: great staff that work well together, systems that your team understand and are committed to, and the right information at your fingertips. If your business involves staff members moving about between job sites, delivering goods, operating machinery or hiring out machinery, GPS trackers can provide you with a great deal of valuable information that your office staff will be rapt to have on hand.

Real-time management

  • Who could get to the job on Darby Street the quickest?
  • Where is Sam?
  • What customer has the Scissor Lift at the moment?
  • Is Rachel with the customer right now? How far away is she?

Job Sheets, Payroll, Accountability

  • How long has Paul been at the jobsite?
  • What hours did Sarah do on Saturday?
  • So the customer is saying they weren’t there at 8:00am, let’s just have a look …

Invoicing

  • Total work hours on this jobsite …
  • Mileage to job site …
  • Driver’s hours ...
  • Number of days on hire …
  • Total hours vehicle used …

Customer Support

  • You want to know when the truck will get to you, ok let me take a look where it is …
  • You saw one of our vans speed through a 50 km zone, let me take a look and deal with that ...
  • You’d like to check how many times your office site was cleaned by our staff this week, no problem I can look that up …
  • You’d like to hire a digger, ok let’s just see if there are any available right now …

Maintaining Vehicles

  • John, the Subaru needs a new WoF, can you sort that before the due date, which is …
  • Can you please give me a list of vehicles coming up for service? Yes sure I’ll just print that for you.
  • Oh an alert for the truck - looks like RUC is due in 500km

GPS trackers installed in your company vehicles and machines can provide you with a great deal of useful information to help with your business operations and support your busy administration staff. Be sure to find a GPS system that is easy for your staff to use, allows multiple users and has a suite of reports that will actually support your admin staff with their jobs.