Monitoring Vehicle Location of your Plant and Machinery Equipment is extremely important to meet usage and security monitoring requirements. You want to ensure that you’re with a GPS Tracking provider that can ensure reliability and service when it’s needed. With a provider that is not only accredited in the industry, but one that is also internationally accredited under ISO9001/ISO27001 standards for data privacy and security.
GPS tracking for plant and machinery involves the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to monitor and manage the location, status, and utilization of equipment used in construction, agriculture, mining, and other industries. This technology provides valuable insights into the performance and efficiency of machinery, offering benefits such as increased productivity, improved security, and better maintenance planning. Here are key aspects of GPS tracking for plant and machinery:
Location Monitoring: GPS tracking enables real-time monitoring of the location of plant and machinery. This is particularly important for construction sites, where multiple pieces of equipment may be in use across large areas. Knowing the exact location of each asset helps in coordinating activities and preventing theft.
Usage Tracking: GPS tracking systems can monitor equipment usage, including hours of operation, idle time, and periods of inactivity. This information helps in optimizing equipment deployment, scheduling maintenance, and assessing the efficiency of machinery utilization.
Maintenance Planning: By tracking usage data and monitoring engine diagnostics, GPS systems aid in predictive maintenance planning. Fleet managers can receive alerts when equipment requires maintenance or when a potential issue is detected, reducing downtime and preventing costly repairs.
Security: GPS tracking enhances the security of plant and machinery by providing a means to locate stolen equipment quickly. If unauthorized movement is detected, the system can trigger alarms and notify relevant authorities, increasing the chances of recovering the stolen assets.
Geofencing: Geofencing is a feature that allows users to define virtual boundaries or zones on a map. When a piece of equipment enters or exits a predefined area, the GPS tracking system can send notifications. This is useful for monitoring equipment movements within designated work zones.
Fuel Management: GPS tracking systems can provide insights into fuel consumption patterns for each piece of machinery. Monitoring fuel usage helps identify inefficient practices, reduce fuel costs, and promote environmentally friendly operations.
Integration with Telematics: Telematics technology, which combines GPS with onboard diagnostics, allows for a more comprehensive view of equipment performance. It can provide data on engine health, equipment temperature, and other parameters critical for efficient operations.
Compliance and Reporting: GPS tracking systems help in compliance with regulatory requirements, such as reporting hours of operation for heavy machinery. Automated reporting features assist in generating necessary records for compliance purposes.
Remote Monitoring: Fleet managers can remotely access GPS tracking data, allowing them to monitor equipment status and performance from anywhere with an internet connection. This remote visibility enhances overall management efficiency.
Cost Efficiency: By optimizing equipment usage, scheduling maintenance proactively, and preventing theft, GPS tracking contributes to cost savings in terms of operational efficiency and reduced downtime.
To implement GPS tracking for plant and machinery, companies install GPS tracking devices on each piece of equipment. These devices communicate with satellites to determine location information, and the data is then transmitted to a central server for processing and analysis. Users can access the information through a user interface or a dedicated software platform.
Netcorp’s system is built from the ground, up by our own in house team of talented software engineers in Australia. This ensures we have complete control of any customisation, integration and data privacy requirement you have. We are an ISO9001 and ISO27001 certified company that ensures the quality and service expected at a worldwide industry standard level.
This is what separates us from everyone else. You get local support, for a locally developed product and an extremely high level of service.
Our Live GPS Tracking platform provides instant access to every vehicle in your fleet’s location, in a highly detailed, real-time map. You can monitor your vehicles moving in real time and at any zoom level, select a vehicle icon and instantly receive real-time data. If you are further connected with our broad range of telematic products we can deliver any solution to give you complete transparency of your fleet and staff.
Our system is designed to be accessed from any internet enabled browser and can playback historical reporting with just a few clicks. You can also customise your experience by grouping vehicles and choose from a variety of vehicle icons for simple identification.
Used by over 1000 companies in over 20000 assets in Australia including the heavy vehicle industry, you will appreciate why they have made the choice to change their outdated systems to Netcorp. Get a quote from us today and browse our other services such as heavy vehicle compliance in Sydney.