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How Snow Plow Companies Benefit From GPS Vehicle Tracking During The Winter Season

By April 22, 2018 No Comments

When a winter storm hits, keeping track of the location of your snow plow vehicles is an important part of managing a fleet of plows. GPS vehicle tracking makes it easier for fleet managers in charge of plows to do their jobs. With real-time speed and location updates, as well as historical data showing what has already been plowed, you will be able to manage all of the plow trucks in your fleet from one interface, allowing you to deliver exceptional customer service — even in the heaviest of winter storms.

How GPS Tracking Systems Work

GPS systems with heavy equipment tracking capabilities, like Trakpro, provide fleet managers with real-time data about the location, direction of travel, speed and driver behavior for all equipment in the fleet. When you know where your plows are, what direction they are heading and how long it should take to arrive at their destination, you can more effectively dispatch plows to the next desired location. You can also use the system to see where your vehicles have recently been, preventing any overlaps in vehicle dispatching. All of this adds up to greater routing efficiency and improved customer service.

Remove the Stress and Hassle of Managing Snow Plows With Real-Time Tracking Data

Large snow plow fleets that manage the snow removal for cities have a responsibility to ensure that streets are kept clear for drivers, regardless the weather. Sometimes this means re-plowing a street every few hours. Managing that workload with a limited number of trucks is challenging, but GPS tracking allows the fleet manager to systemize the routes in order to use trucks as resourcefully as possible, while at the same time ensuring that the contract is fulfilled and the streets are safe.

What Tracking Options Exist for Snow Plow Fleets?

Trakpro provides fleets, of all sizes, with customized fleet tracking options that contain all of the information and features a fleet needs. We offer cellular, passive and satellite tracking, personalizing a solution that meets your needs and conforms well to your location. Each system provides real-time information about vehicles while they are on the job. Advanced options will allow you to monitor driver behavior, when necessary. All of this data is delivered via a personalized interface that you can log into on any Internet-connected device.