Vehicle Tracking Solutions’ Customers See Savings in Fuel Costs After Implementing Fleet Tracking System
DEER PARK, NY– According to a recent study by the
Aberdeen Group, the implementation of a GPS system provides an average 13.2
percent reduction in fuel costs. The same study found that nearly one-third of
service companies are using GPS-based location data to improve service response
times, workforce utilization, and service profitability.
Cunningham Jr., president of Vehicle
Tracking Solutions (VTS), a New York-based fleet management company,
has seen an increase in interest in GPS tracking from companies that operate
operators can minimize the impact of rising fuel prices by installing a VTS
tracking system in their vehicles. Our customers realize an average of 11
percent to 13 percent savings in fuel costs after implementing our system,”
state that an hour of engine idling results in the consumption of one gallon of
fuel. GPS tracking provided by Vehicle Tracking Solutions allows fleet
operators to monitor engine status, to ensure vehicles are not wasting gas by
idling. Vehicles are most efficient at 50-55 mph; exceeding these speeds
expends gas at an increased rate. The VTS system provides exception based text
notifications that can alert fleet operators when a vehicle exceeds set speed
limits, as well as when it starts moving or enters a designated area.
reducing fuel costs is a major factor in purchasing a fleet tracking system,
the VTS solution also provides benefits such as reduced overtime pay and
increased deliveries or service calls. The Aberdeen Group reports that
implementing a GPS system reduces overtime costs by an average of 13.4 percent
through increased efficiency and driver accountability.