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Mobile tracking becomes the norm

Location-based services and personal tracking is also a trend.

01 July 2010

Tracking vehicles in a fleet via GPS has become ubiquitous. Logistics companies are able to pinpoint exact locations of vehicles in real time, not only for security purposes, but also for roadside services, efficiency, as well as offence management. The full audit trail offers huge benefits for corporates.

Technology is being used by fleet companies to track the odometer reading reported by on-board computers to bill their customers on a pay-as-you-go or per-kilometre basis, ensuring fairness and objectivity.

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