What is Fleet Tracking?

HomeGlossary of fleet termsWhat is Fleet Tracking?

Fleet tracking is a management system that uses GPS tracking to monitor the activity of fleet vehicles and assets (e.g., workers, equipment). It is often referred to as vehicle tracking or AVL. A fleet is generally a collection of land-based assets, such as cars, trucks, field workers and powered or unpowered equipment (e.g., trailers).

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GPS fleet tracking uses telematics technology to collect data from fleet vehicles and assets. Using a GPS tracking device attached to a vehicle’s OBD port, this data is normally collected in near real time (actively), so it is more useful for fleet managers and business owners, who can use the data to make strategic decisions about operations (e.g., Which vehicle should I dispatch to a new job? Where is the nearest crane? How many generators do we have in the yard? Has my lone worker returned from the jobsite?)

Benefits of a fleet tracking system

An effective fleet tracking solution can help improve:

  • Driving habits by reducing engine idling time and harsh cornering
  • Fuel consumption and reduce fuel usage and costs
  • Dispatching and customer satisfaction
  • Compliance with FMCSA regulations like Hours of Service (HOS) and the ELD mandate
  • Fleet maintenance costs by tracking vehicle diagnostic information

GPS fleet tracking is an important part of fleet management

For fleet tracking to be effective you need fleet tracking software that intelligently interprets the huge amount of data coming in from the fleet and converts it into easy-to-use reporting dashboards and exception alerts.

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GPS Fleet Tracking

GPS Fleet Tracking

Our GPS fleet tracking software monitors your entire mobile workforce with increased visibility through our easy-to-use dashboards, detailed maps and apps.



Built to make your driver’s day easy, this FMCSA-certified ELD is connected directly to the vehicle for improved accuracy and automated logging. Includes 24/7 phone support.

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2024 Silver Stevie Award for Company of the Year

Automotive & Transport Equipment

AutoXreport Innovator Award 2024

EV Suitability Tool

2023 Gold Globee Award for Artifical Intelligence Solutions

AI Dashcam

2023 Bronze Stevie Award for Company of the Year

Automotive & Transport Equipment

CompassIntel Award 2023

Artificial Intelligence: Enterprise Solution 2023

MFA 2022

Best Telematics Solution for Fleet Managers Italy 2022


Top Innovator 2022

IoT Evolution Awards

Product of the Year 2021

One Planet Awards

Gold 2020

Stevie Awards

Silver 2020

IT World Awards

Gold 2020

Golden Bridge Awards

Gold 2020


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Green Industry Pros

Editor’s Choice 2019

Contractors Top 50

New Products 2019

Best in Biz

Silver 2019

IOT Innovator

Gold 2019

The Golden Bridge

Gold 2019

One Planet

Gold 2019