Teltonika

Teltonika

Teltonika GPS tracker company review

When looking for a Technology provider to help manage your fleet’s day-to-day operations, it’s important to understand what value they bring to the table in terms of providing a reliable and cost effective solution to help your business profit. Today I’ll be reviewing Teltonika’s IT division and GPS tracking solutions to help readers gain a better understanding of the solutions they provide.

Teltonika is a GPS tracking and communication device manufacturer which has over 18 years of experience in the industry. Their offerings are broad and cover GPS tracking and in vehicle networking solutions that meet almost every need. They also specialize in design services for new and intuitive hardware for customized solution. They have also expanded their manufacturing capabilities to include those of other electronics firms as well. Teltonika was able to achieve this growth by holding to their quality standard and producing reliable products consistently.

Teltonika GPS trackers

Teltonika’s IT division has many different products which cover a wide range of uses in the fleet management and security side of things. They offer 3 different types of IP cameras for both indoor and outdoor use, which are great for yard management and safety and security purposed. Teltonika also offers high performance in-vehicle routers as well. These routers can run off a wide range of wireless spectrums (depending on what’s available in your area) and serve to help fleets stay connected on the go. This helps meet the demands of providers of mobile WiFi amenities and also for service technicians who need a reliable connection on the go. There are also quite a few GPS tracking devices manufactured my Teltonika as well. They range from basic plug-and-play trackers, to full blown fleet trackers with multiple inputs/outputs and support for additional peripherals.

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Gpsinsight.com

Gpsinsight.com

GPSINSIGHT tracking software review

Today, I’ll be reviewing another major telematics provider on the market called GPSINSIGHT. GPSINSIGHT has been around for a little over 10 years, and has roots in the trucking industry. I’ll be going over the pros and cons of the service in this review, and hopefully this gives readers a better idea on what the GPSINSIGHT platform can and can’t do for them.

GPSINSIGHT is a full featured GPS tracking company, based in North America that provides tracking solutions for multiple industries and has a highly customizable software suite which allows businesses great flexibility in how they use it, and what types of data they can collect. GPSINSIGHT has solutions available for tracking even the smallest size fleets, all the way up to fleets of over 1,000 vehicles.

GPSINSIGHT software usability

Something that really stands out with GPSINSIGHT is how easy it is to navigate the software. All basic vehicle information is presented clearly on the main screen and it’s easy to see critical vehicle information. As far as alerting and reporting, these options are also available in sub-menus to be accessed separately. There is also a pro version available for fleets of 26 or more which provides a much more in-depth look into a fleet’s usage. This pro version is more difficult to navigate, and is definitely not as good as something like Navixy or Fleetmatics Reveal, but it still can be of use, especially for large fleets, it just might take some additional time to get used to.

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Frotcom.com

Frotcom.com

Frotcom tracking software review

With so many different GPS tracking providers on the market today, it can be confusing to decide which company you should choose to provide you with the best solution. In this article, I’ll be reviewing Frotcom’s GPS tracking platform to hopefully give readers a better understanding of the company’s services, features and reliability. This will allow those in the market for a GPS tracking system to make an informed decision when it comes to choosing a provider.

Frotcom has been in business since 1997 and provides GPS fleet tracking systems which are distributed in over 30 countries at this time. Frotcom’s core focus is on fleets of every size, and providing them with a host of tracking options for multiple situations. Frotcom is also heavily vested in research and development to stay on top of the ever changing trends in the global telematics industry.

Frotcom tracking software features

At it’s core, Frotcom gives users a way to track and manage their fleet of vehicles, no matter where they are located. There are also a host of other optional features available such as access control, route management, advanced reporting and other helpful features for managing a fleet of any size. There is also support for sensor monitoring which seems to be fairly standard when looking at similar companies. One thing which does stand out with Frotcom however, is the support for advanced monitoring of cargo doors on trailers. Frotcom offers wired and wireless sensors compatible with their hardware which can detect opening and closing of cargo doors. This is extremely helpful when combating cargo theft and can generate alerts if the doors are opened or closed at specified locations or during odd hours.

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Fleetmatics.com

Fleetmatics.com

Fleetmatics tracking software review

It’s incredibly important to do your research when looking at a GPS fleet tracking provider to ensure that you are getting the highest quality service and functionality for what you pay. Today I’ll be reviewing the Fleetmatics platform, hardware and options available to customers. My hope is that this will provide some insight as to whether Fleetmatics is the best choice for your fleet vehicle tracking needs.

Fleetmatics is a full-service GPS tracking provider that is focused entirely on fleet vehicles, ensuring operational efficiency as well as compliance with current mandates for transportation companies. They offer several levels of service, which I’ll also get into later in this review. Another thing worth nothing, is that Verizon has recently acquired Fleetmatics and added it to it’s growing portfolio of telematics investments. In my opinion, this will only help ensure the reliability and quality of service that Fleetmatics provides by using the Verizon network exclusively.

Fleetmatics software options

When it comes to using the Fleetmatics software there are a couple of different plans you can choose. The first is Fleetmatics Now, this is basically a lite version of their software for those who just need to know the current and historical location information of their vehicles. The second is Fleetmatics Reveal, which offers more advanced features such as custom alerting, geo-fencing, driver ID and more. This allows small businesses to get exactly what they need out of a fleet tracking system without paying for features they don’t need.

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Meitrack

Meitrack

Meitrack GPS tracker company review

Meitrack is an experienced GPS tracking system provider and manufacturer which has been in the industry for over 12 years and counting. Meitrack provides software solutions for those looking to start a GPS tracking business, and hardware solutions to meet the needs of it’s customers worldvide.

Meitrack’s software is cloud based and upon using it for several weeks, it seems to be pretty straightforward to use it for managing a fleet of vehicles. While it’s easy to do basic locating and historical referencing on the Meitrack platform, it can be a bit difficult to navigate the menus to pull up more detailed information on vehicle usage and fuel consumption. While not a deal breaking issue, keep in mind that this will take some additional time to master.

Meitrack GPS trackers

As far as hardware support goes, Meitrack manufactures their own devices and has quite a few different options which are suitable for tracking almost anything imaginable. When tracking a mixed fleet of vehicles, assets, containers, etc… it’s extremely valuable to have lots of option for tracking your assets. By using devices that are specifically built for monitoring a certain type of asset, it allows you to collect much more actionable data about it’s usage than trying to use one device type to track and manage everything.

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Coban

Coban

Coban GPS tracker company review

Coban (AKA Shenzen Electronics CO) Is a GPS tracking device and software solutions provider which has been in the industry for over 15 years and counting. Coban offers a number of hardware solutions, all of which seem to be fairly popular amongst the budget GPS tracker crowd. Coban also has their own software solution which works with all of the devices that they sell.

Coban GPS trackers

Coban offers 12 different hardware devices, suitable for a wide array of tracking needs. They have plug-and-play and hardwired options available to ensure that the trackers can be used on almost any type of vehicle. Coban also offers an asset tracker of sorts, which contains a magnet inside of a sealed enclosure. However, this is not the best asset tracker on the market that I’ve seen and it does not allow for more permanent mounting options such as the kind that use a plate and screws to affix the device to an asset. This leaves customers with a mixed fleet of assets such as semi trailers, shipping containers and fleet vehicles at a disadvantage for tracking their entire portfolio under one platform.

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