Everyone has experienced the pain of losing one's keys or wallet. You have to go through spent time, stress, having to phone up the bank to cancel cards only to find them down the back of the sofa. There's no difference when you receive an urgent call from a customer that needs a new generator or a team that requires a piece of traffic management equipment.
Wouldn't everything just be much easier if it was all in one place that also updated you as a reminder.
There are a number of ways in which you can track your assets, you can use QR and RFID tags to track them, but we will come onto that later, however, we believe that the most effective way to track your assets that move from location to location, at least from a reach point of view, is to use an effective GPS asset tracking solution that covers the entirety of Canada.
You will quickly and easily self-install a GPS asset tracker onto the item that you are wanting to track, this could be anything, from measuring equipment to an industrial generator. These GPS asset trackers have impressive features such as:
GPS asset tracking is a powerful tool that will allow you to track assets from anywhere, it has full coverage across the world, so your assets will always be tracked.GET A QUOTE
GPS Asset Tracking works by utilising a network of satellites, they transmit unique data to a GPS receiver, in this case, would be to any of your equipment. These satellites will then triangulate the current position of the tracked asset so you can see its location in real-time through the desktop web-app or through utilising the mobile app.
There is no data transmission on the user's side, it doesn't use the internet or even a phone signal. It is accessible to anyone with a GPS receiver.
These satellites that are designed for GPS usage are able to fully determine exactly where the tracker is, allowing you to understand exactly where each of your assets is located. Our asset tracking devices have total coverage from anywhere in the world, giving you peace of mind.GET A QUOTE
If one asset barely ever moves, the tracker will hold its charge for a lot longer vs a piece of equipment that is moving location every couple of days, when they don't have a charge, the tracker won't be able to transmit their location, so it's time to recharge these pieces of equipment.
We track a variety of different types of assets:
RAM Tracking's speciality is GPS asset tracking, however, that doesn't mean that is the only option for tracking your assets, there is another type of asset tracking which can be used for internal spaces:
There are currently two types of RFID tracking systems.
Out of the two, QR code inventory tracking generally tends to be the most cost-effective of the options available when it comes to inventory tracking, however, as always, reduced costs bring certain limitations with them.
In both instances, close proximity is one of the most important elements. So, if you are looking for an effective warehouse inventory manager or for the management and monitoring of assets within a series of buildings on site, These are a much better option when comparing it with a GPS tracking system. Asset tracking really comes into it's own as all of your tagged assets are able to be tracked quickly and easily.
There are a couple of different RFID issues that tend to crop up the most are to do with collisions:
The other main gripe that people have with the system is security, anyone with with a reader can gain access to the tag information.This can be a massive concern especially for government departments as items can be tagged with consumer data. You can ensure that your RFID comes with additional protection like the ones that you can find in a passport, however, this will come at an additional cost to your business. This is severely cost-prohibitive if you are trying to tag thousands of assets within your inventory.
It's important to keep in mind that the farther the range of your asset tracking system, the higher the cost will be.
RAM Tracking specializes in GPS asset tracking as well as vehicle tracking for a range of vehicles, from vans and trucks to company cars too. We would be happy to give you a demonstration of our tracking software solutions to aid your business.
When a company is looking to track their range of valuable assets, an asset tracker can be quickly placed on or even in these valuable assets that allow your fleet manager to monitor their current location and their status. These devices utilize GPS technology that takes advantage of satellites that are always in orbit that triangulate onto the tracked device, this information is then presented in to the central system for analysis and management.
Asset trackers ensure a business is able to slowly improve the efficiency of their operations by analyzing real-time information such as their location and status. This ensures that your business wastes no time in finding where one of your assets are, the information is just there in front of you. Improve the safety and security of your fleet whilst also saving time.
Asset trackers allow you to track a range of different things, and this includes but isn't limited to; heavy equipment, trailers and any high-value assets (for example tools and machinery). This ensures you have constant updates on where your assets are and if they are being used to their highest capacity.
Our asset trackers utilize GPS technology, which takes advantage of several satellites that are constantly in orbit and triangulates in on the position of the tracker to provide you with the position - this is a method that is accurate within a few metres.
Most asset trackers that are currently available will provide your fleet manager with the information they require through the web-app, for example, you will be able to get their real-time location. However, it is best that you speak with your provider so you can ensure that you reliably get real-time information.
You will find that most modern vehicle trackers store data so you can look upon historical data at a later period - this includes things like their location history so you are able to see where specific assets have been and which day they were there. Properly utilizing this can help you to identify patterns, for example, you can look into the patterns of use, allowing you to move assets to the sites they are needed the most.
Yes, it is exceptionally easy to set up your asset trackers and can be activated through the use of a provider's web app. However, before you get started, we recommend that you talk to a provider about whether or not they offer a professional installation - this will ensure that it is properly set up, but it is also placed in a well-hidden location. This helps to reduce the chances of a driver tampering with the device or a thief removing it to steal your asset.
You will find a lot of benefits to setting up notifications, for example, by setting up alerts to when an asset leaves a predetermined location, you can very quickly understand if someone is attempting to steal an asset. There are many other notifications that you can set up, so it's important that you talk to your provider about your specific needs so you will get everything you need.
This will vary depending on a variety of things; from the features you require to the length of the contract that you want to take out and even down to the provider that you choose. You must also think about the provider you choose in the aspect that some providers will charge you an installation fee. Talk to your provider and ensure that you get an accurate quote by telling them everything you need.
Asset trackers provide you not only with detailed reporting and general analytics, but you also get to see current locations and the need for each asset between sites - this allows you to manage where your assets are based on the need for them. If you notice that a certain asset is being frequently used at a certain time and day, you can send more to one site or if they are not being used on a certain time and day, you can schedule maintenance.
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