GPS Tracking for Trucking Companies
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GPS Tracking for Trucking Companies

Whatever your business hauls, your trucks are going to spend thousands of hours on the road and days away from your base of operations throughout the year. Installing GPS trackers on your trucks can help you extend the life of your vehicles, comply with driving regulations, and keep your assets secure.

Optimize your fleet

When your trucks are on the road all day, all year, efficiency matters. With a GPS tracker that connects to your onboard diagnostics (OBD port), you gain valuable insight into your engine health, fuel efficiency, and other data that ensures your drivers use your trucks efficiently and helps you spot problems early—before your trucks need costly unscheduled maintenance.

Enforce safe driving habits

You can’t sit in the passenger seat on every haul, but with a GPS tracker like the OBD Tracker, you can monitor brake force, acceleration force, speed, engine idle time, and other information you can use to incentivize and enforce safe driving habits. You’ll also be able to tell exactly how long your drivers have been behind the wheel, so you’ll be better equipped to comply with hours of service rules and other commercial driving regulations.

Increase your security

Whether your trucks are loaded or not, you can’t afford to have them go missing. A GPS tracker ensures that if one of your vehicles is ever stolen, it can be swiftly recovered. Using GPS features like geofencing, you can get alerts via mobile or computer whenever your truck arrives at or leaves from a designated area, such as an overnight truck stop, your destination, or your base of operations.

The Spytec GPS platform 

Once you install a GPS tracker, you can monitor it in real-time using the Spytec GPS platform. This straightforward, intuitive software lets you see all your trackers at once, and you can use convenient filters to home in on the data you want. You can access it with a computer or via mobile, so whether you’re in the office or on the go, you can always monitor your crews.

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Get the best in GPS tracking

For trucking companies, there are two main GPS trackers we recommend: the OBD Tracker and the Hardwired Tracker. Each of them provide an excellent balance of affordability and functionality, but which one is right for your company will depend on what you’re most focused on.

Spytec GPS OBD Tracker

The XT-2000 connects to your onboard diagnostics (OBD) port and gives you access to helpful engine-related data. It’s perfect for companies that want to maximize their vehicle’s efficiency and encourage safe driving habits.

Spytec GPS Hardwired Tracker

Some employers want their GPS tracker to be more discreet, and for that, we recommend the Hardwired Tracker. The Hardwired tracker is installed by an automotive technician and is powered by the vehicle itself. Besides long-term deployment, the Hardwired Tracker is concealed within the dash and therefore our most discreet GPS tracking solution.