We know how difficult it is to choose the most suitable GPS tracking device for your business.

How much should I invest in GPS equipment? Which company should I choose? Do I need a lot of functionality in it? How is it mounted? How does a GPS system work?

Regardless of the questions you have, in this article we present you 5 of the most important aspects when choosing a GPS tracking device and answer some of your curiosities.

If you have more questions and want to know more about GPS tracking and how to make the right choice, contact us now and a CargoTrack specialist will answer all your questions.

1. Clarify your company’s exact needs

The first step in choosing a GPS truck tracking device is to clarify exactly what your company’s GPS tracking needs are.

Think about how you want to use this device. Do you need real-time tracking to monitor the route and position of your trucks, or do you want to monitor the speed and behavior of drivers in traffic?

Clearly identifying your needs will help you choose a GPS tracking device that fits the specific requirements of the transportation industry.

There are several GPS devices on the market, which differ in terms of specifications, functionality, quality and money. In this sense, you can also choose a cheaper device if you do not need a lot of functionality in managing your business.

On the other hand, if you need a more complex GPS monitoring service, you will turn to other companies that can offer you a better performing GPS tracking device.

2. Choose a GPS tracking device with high location accuracy

An important aspect to consider when choosing a GPS tracking device is location accuracy.

The more accurate the device, the more accurate information you will get about the location and route traveled by your vehicles.

Make sure the device you choose has high accuracy and can provide frequent location updates.

The quality of a GPS tracking device is important to get the most out of its features. Otherwise, you will have a lot of hassle and instead of saving, you will lose more money.

3. Ease of use of the service

It is very important that the features and application that come with the GPS equipment are accessible and easy to understand, with continuous access.

In this regard, it is important to get support from the company you choose so that you can get the most out of the entire GPS system you purchase.

The constant technical and telephone support offered by the company you choose to provide you with a GPS tracking device is an aspect that will make your work much easier.

4. Features available with GPS equipment

Every GPS tracking device comes with a number of features, the most common being:

  • Location of the vehicle;
  • The route taken;
  • Kilometers traveled;
  • Hours worked by the driver;
  • Voltage alert;
  • Reports of hours worked.

Each GPS tracking service offers you certain features, depending on what the company can offer and whether they are in line with your company’s needs.

There are many other features and accessories you can choose from, such as:

  • Driver behavior monitoring;
  • Remote tachograph data download;
  • Transport management platform;
  • Activity report by country;
  • Summary reports;
  • Literometric probe for monitoring fuel consumption;
  • Several types of sensors;
  • Alerts for drivers.

These are just a few examples of the features and accessories you can benefit from, depending on which GPS tracking device you choose and the needs of your company.

5. Read customer reviews

Always the best advertisement is the one provided by each company’s customers.

Pay attention to the experiences of the customers of the company from which you want to purchase the GPS monitoring system and form an opinion in accordance with them.

But, pay attention to all categories of reviews. There are unfair negative reviews for companies, because we all know that some situations end up being misunderstood or solving a problem was not taken into account by an unhappy customer.

Pay attention to these aspects and you will surely make the best decision regarding a suitable GPS tracking device for your business.

CargoTrack GPS tracking device

We provide you with over 40 modules and accessories, to choose the best options according to your business needs.

We help you choose the most suitable GPS tracking device, but also technical support at every step.

In addition, we offer you FREE installation anywhere in EUROPE. That way you will get rid of additional worries and expenses that are not necessary.

Need more information? Contact us now and talk to a CargoTrack specialist!

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