Frequently Asked Questions
Equipment Tracking FAQs
What is GPS tracking for equipment?
With a GPS tracking device for your equipment, you can monitor its location and utilization in real-time, track engine use, and improve maintenance procedures.
Can I track the location of my heavy equipment in real-time?
Yes, you will be able to track trucks, equipment, and other heavy assets in real-time.
What can I do to protect my heavy equipment from fuel theft?
Dedicated GPS trackers for heavy equipment provide the best protection against fuel theft. These trackers enable you to keep tabs on your heavy equipment including location and fuel levels.
When my equipment is not being used, how often will I get updates?
You can configure the GPS check-ins based on your preferences.
What kind of alerts can I set up?
A wide range of alerts can be set: low battery, geofence crossing, door open and close, and much more!
What types of reports are available?
A variety of reporting options are available, including alarms, asset activity reports, route reports, inventory, geofencing inbound and outbound, fuel, idle time, and more!
How long does the battery last on a GPS tracking device for equipment?
GPS tracking devices for equipment have differing battery lives depending on their power source and how many GPS check-ins they receive daily. When reporting once a day, the battery-powered device has a battery life of up to 5 years.
Why should heavy equipment be tracked?
Tracking heavy equipment has several advantages, among which is keeping track of when assets are idle and reacting accordingly.
How do I choose the right tracking solution for my construction equipment?
The best tracking solution for your construction equipment will enable you to track the location of assets in real-time, monitor the status of your equipment and its utilization, track engine usage, and improve the prevention of maintenance.
Fleet Management FAQs
What is GPS fleet tracking?
GPS (short for Global Positioning System) technology was originally developed for the military. Today, GPS tracking is used in a variety of commercial applications. With GPS fleet tracking, fleet managers can locate, track, and monitor their fleets of vehicles continuously.
How does fleet management software work?
By automating daily operational processes with fleet management software, time and costs can be saved. The software gathers information about your entire fleet in one place and generates customized reports to help you make business decisions.
What is the cost of fleet management?
You can view our pricing plans and features here.
What are the benefits of GPS tracking and fleet management for my business?
Both managers and drivers have their hands full managing fleets. Throughout the day, it’s crucial to record data such as the number of hours worked, the fuel used, and the progress of the job. Maintaining all of these details, however, can take a lot of time and money. Software for fleet management solves this problem. The right fleet management system can inform managers of the location of their vehicles at all times. By simply adding a vehicle tracking system to their fleet management system, they can easily learn more about each vehicle’s location and fuel use. They can even monitor driving habits like speeding and harsh braking. The information is automatically logged, so drivers can rest easy.
What is the best way to get my drivers on board with using GPS tracking and fleet manager in my business?
While fleet management systems were originally viewed as intrusions into the lives of drivers, they have now become the industry standard and something drivers are becoming accustomed to. Fleet management and GPS tracking increase safety, can be used to reward great drivers, and increase visibility for both drivers and office staff.
How can fleet management and GPS tracking save my business money?
Within 30 days, many solutions pay for themselves. Several benefits of fleet tracking solutions have been demonstrated, including decreasing labor costs, increasing MPG, reducing fuel waste, improving productivity, reducing accident risks, improving driver behavior, and more.
Dash Cam FAQs
What video solutions does ETA Systems offer?
Certainly. Our dash cams provide you with the evidence you need to protect your business. Video dash cams can also help you understand your drivers’ viewpoint, and provide you with powerful tools for training and protecting your fleet, including video footage, alerts, and behavior analytics.
What types of comeras does ETA Systems offer?
With our wide selection of dashboard cameras, we can cater to your fleet’s specific requirements. With our cameras, you’ll be able to see both a driver’s eye view of the road and optional driver-facing monitoring, helping you to get a full, comprehensive picture of the drive. By capturing and storing crucial footage, dash cams provide you with the assurance that your drivers are protected, your assets are protected, and business operations are protected.
What are the benefits of investing in cameras for my fleet?
In addition to providing new layers of protection, dashboard cameras provide real-time views of what’s happening with your fleet. Your staff and drivers will be able to view things from their perspective, get alerts, and discover new ways to train them on the best safety procedures and policies.