What Is GPS Asset Tracking Used For?

What Is GPS Asset Tracking Used For?

GPS asset tracking allows you to keep a clear view of your assets when they would otherwise become accounted for. Asset tracking creates a robust way to increase your accountability over assets further.

GPS asset tracking works by attaching GPS trackers to your assets. These trackers will then interact with your asset management software, periodically updating your assets’ locations.

 Overall, you get a fully automated system which allows you to view, manage, and track where everything you own is from anywhere in the world.

GPS asset tracking

GPS Location Tracking

First of all, you can use GPS asset tracking to track the location of your assets. You will still get all of the benefits of your asset management system, with the additional automation and benefits that GPS tracking will provide.

The idea behind asset management is to create a fully transparent register of the assets your business owns. This means that you will be able to view, edit, track and manage specific asset data, such as when an asset requires maintenance.

GPS location tracking adds to these capabilities, as the system automatically shows where your assets are. This improves how you track your assets as it gives you another avenue to lose fewer assets.

Theft Reduction Measures

GPS asset tracking also assists you in reducing equipment theft. You’ll be able to mitigate the number of assets that are stolen from your sites with a few handy features.

First of all, if an asset is stolen, retrieval is now possible as you’ll be able to view where the asset is. This way, you can discern which action to take.

Then, you will also be able to use a helpful variety of features, including geofencing and anti-tampering features to ensure that you’re notified if equipment isn’t behaving as it should be.

Tools and equipment tracking mitigates theft overall, too, as a robust asset tracking system acts as a deterrent. When would-be thieves see that equipment is logged and tracked, they know to avoid stealing goods.

High-Value Asset Tracking

You can also use GPS asset tracking to track your high-value collections. This is a good way to ensure a high ROI as early as possible. 

If your high-value assets are tracked with GPS trackers, you can ensure that they’re much less likely to become missing or unaccounted for.

Also, you will be able to couple your GPS tracking with a range of other helpful asset management features. For example, you’ll be able to implement effective fixed asset management operations with the use of depreciation and reporting features.

As all of your assets are logged within your asset tracking system and have data placed against them, you’ll be able to improve your insurance, tax, financial, and accounting operations.

With itemit, you can mix and match any tracking capabilities. This way, when you’re using GPS trackers, you’ll also have access to all of the IT asset management, fixed asset management, and QR code asset management features that you need.

To find out more about how itemit’s GPS asset tracking system can help you, you’ll be able to contact the team at team@itemit.com. You can also fill in the form below to start your 14-day free trial.

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