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A Top 5 List for Selecting a Fleet Tracking Solution Provider
Posted on 07/24/2013 by Ashley Jones | 0 Comments
If you are looking for a fleet tracking solution, it can be difficult to choose between the ever-growing numbers of companies that provide a solution. Here is a simple checklist with the top 5 characteristics all providers should have.
GPS fleet tracking providers come and go. Don’t get stuck with two guys in a basement. Make sure all the companies you look at are financially stable and have a proven track record of at least a decade.
Unexpected outages are not unheard of, but should not be accepted. Companies should have a system uptime in the 99.9% range. Reliability doesn’t end with software either. Be sure to look into the durability of their hardware devices as well.
3. A Comprehensive Solution
To get the most out of your purchase, your GPS fleet tracking solution should do more than just put dots on a map. Be sure to ask about other features such as scheduling, dispatching, routing reporting and mobile applications. Not all solutions are created equal.
A quality provider should have industry-leading technology with extensive investments in research and development. Ask about their industry firsts. How did they pave the way for the industry? Accept no imitations or imitators for that matter.
5. Ease of Use
If it’s not easy to use, than more than likely it won’t be widely accepted at your company. Make sure the solution is intuitive so that you get the value and ROI of your solution. Comprehensive doesn’t equal complicated.