What’s the role of GPS tracker in logistics?
With the continuous development of e-commerce, the logistics industry presents a continuous expansion of market size, diversified development modes of competition pattern, and a large number of entrants favored by capital. There are many small and medium-sized logistics companies in this environment lack of competitiveness, resulting in bankruptcy. While well-managed logistics companies are bound to try their best to improve operation efficiency, save costs and improve customer service experience. They are indispensable to the monitoring and management of the fleet. It is conceivable that the application of GPS tracker plays a crucial role in this process.
1. Improve the fleet management
Besides the vehicle security purpose, GPS tracker could help the logistics company acquire the precise location of vehicles to allocate the task to the appointed area, meanwhile, with the driver Identification feature, it can record each driver’s working status and driving behavior such as harsh acceleration, harsh braking, and sharp cornering etc., which could help driver efficiently arrange their work every day and could definitely reduce the traffic accidents, and the good driving behavior of driver would also save the fuel cost and vehicle maintenance cost.
2. Satisfy the customer
Logistics company could add all details and files to task online via the powerful tracking platform, turn customers order into clear tasks and routes, which would provide customers with controllable experience and give customers peace of mind with utmost security of their cargo.
3. Advanced telematics
GPS tracker can be attached with sensors such as fuel sensor, temperature sensor, humidity sensor, tire pressure sensor, weight sensor, cameras and ADAS etc. for remotely diagnose the comprehensive status of vehicle performance and cargo so to protect the safety of driver and asset, and save the management cost. For example, fuel status control can not only prevent the vehicle fuel from stolen, but also help company plan their expense in petrol from the statistics of the daily report; temperature and humidity status would well keep the cargo fresh in cold-chain transportation; weight sensor, tire pressure sensor and ADAS system can make sure the loading vehicles never overload and running in the road safely.
In a word, the GPS tracking solution are quietly changed the logistics industry and brought us a better customer experience now and in future.