Real-Time GPS Tracking for Car Rental Companies

Car rental companies use GpsGate Server to increase service level and decrease risk factors and fleet operation cost.

Embedded technologies such as Real Time Tracking, Vehicle Tagging and Automatic Alarms could significantly decrease risk factors like speeding or vehicle stealing. Also, keep track of the fleets good health by using the Vehicle Maintenance to keep your vehicles in optimal condition and available for your customers.

 

Quickly Find Broken-Down Vehicle

A customer renting a car might have problems in describing their position in case of a breakdown. For the car rental company it is often tedious work to locate the vehicle because it’s hard to estimate what service depot or car service is most suitable for helping the customer. Using GlobalTrack will make this task much easier.

Solution Description  
* SOS Alerts The driver can generate SOS alert from pushing a button in the car. This will generate an event in real-time which will be received by the server.
* Real Time Fleet View Directly locate a vehicle from the Fleet Manager Interface. Search by name, group or see the available vehicles in a specific area on the map.
* Vehicle Tags Group vehicles into categories to quickly find the vehicle is best suited for the job. The distance to the pick up is displayed for all vehicles.
* Points Of Interest Know which vehicle is closer to what rental office location. You can upload your own POIs to GlobalTrack Server and generate reports on which vehicles had visited them.

 

Recover a Missing Vehicle

When a rental car is stolen it causes problems and costs large amounts of money to the rental company. With these tools you can easily track your vehicles in real time and configure automatic alarms in case of exceeding predefined limits.

Solution Description  
* Real-time Positioning Follow your vehicles and assets on a map in real-time. Up-to-date vehicle locations and status information keep you in control help manage the fleet efficiently.
* Geofence Alarms When a vehicle leaves a predefined area, the system can generate alerts based on geofence events.
* SMS / Email Notifications All mentioned features can be setup to be displayed in a web interface or sent by SMS or Email to a user or a group of users.

 

Extend Your Fleet Lifetime

It's important to know when maintenance has to be performed for each vehicle to keep the fleet in an optimal condition with vehicles always available.

* Vehicle Maintenance Keep track of when it is time to perform service of each vehicle in the fleet. Extend the lifetime of the fleet due to better management of the service intervals.

 

Evaluate Your Customer’s Driving Behaviour

The use of your vehicles by your customers can be evaluated using factors like excessive speed or harsh driving will dramatically reduce fuel consumption and increase your vehicle’s lifetime. With GlobalTrack Server car rental companies can offer a discount to customers that show that they have not been speeding during their car rental and/or obtained a good driving rate douring the car’s usage. When the car is returned a speeding report can be printed and used to give your customer a compensation for his good behaviour. It's a win-win solution.

Solution Description  
* Speeding Alarms Set a maximum speed limit defined by company policy and if this limit is being surpassed can be set notification alerts.
* ECO Driving Reports Get a driver rating based on harsh acceleration, breaking and speed.

* These features are supported by all devices.

* SOS: all A-track devices (SOS hardware connected to the A-track device required).

** ECO Driving is supported by A-Track AX7

All these features are available at no additional cost and are included in the SNCTechnologies solution.