Aug 11, 2022

Why You Should Track Your Rental Vehicles

When operating a rental centric vehicle business, surely it's a wise move to keep an eye on your valuable assets, even when they are physically out of sight? Strategically monitoring your rental vehicles via ‘Telematics’ can negate excess financial loss, improper use and make sure good customer practices are paramount.

What Are Telematics?

Telematics technology is the use of telecommunications and informatics to monitor an asset, eg. rental vehicle’s location, safety metrics and engine diagnostics in real time. Our proven solutions help you to keep track of your company’s mobile assets while providing a myriad of benefits for both your business and your customers.

How Do Telematics Work?

Telematics systems gather GPS tracking and vehicle specific real time data to transfer via means including- cellular network, satellite communication, mobile data, and GPRS to a central server. The data collated is then analysed and transcribed into specific metrics for the business manager to interpret via our Fleetsmart app or website.

Why Telematics Are Beneficial For Car Rental Companies

Apart from the obvious in locating a stolen vehicle, rental vehicle tracking benefits can include -

Should I Use Telematics?

It’s proven that Telematics can help boost productivity, employee efficiency and vehicle operations as a whole; all the while reducing hazardous driver behaviour, fuel consumption and vehicle maintenance costs.

Fleetsmart offer a range of the latest Telematics technology at extremely cost effective prices with scalable options starting from just £6.95 per vehicle per month.

With a clear multitude of performance enhancing and money saving reasons to implement telematics to your vehicles, now might be the time to upgrade your vehicles.