Asphalt Contractor June/July 2019

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TECHNOLOGY MATTERS |

BY JESSICA LOMBARDO, EDITOR

How to Successfully Implement

GPS TRACKING at your Asphalt Company Telematics solutions like GPS tracking help contractors manage both employees and an evolving fleet

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he construction industry is moving fast. In order to keep up with changing trends and evolving fleets, contractors have turned to telematics, fleet management and GPS tracking for help. However, there is still a large amount of uncertainty when it comes to your

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employees and GPS tracking. According to a survey conducted by TSheets, only 16% of employees surveyed that have not yet had experience with GPS tracking have a positive opinion of this type of technology. That’s because many employees haven’t been properly educated on the benefits, they only hear that they’re being tracked and immediately don’t welcome the idea. However, 54% of employees surveyed who have been tracked with GPS at work in the past have a positive opinion of the technology, while only 5% have a negative opinion. This is proof that communication and education are

The construction industry is moving fast. In order to keep up with changing trends and evolving fleets, contractors have turned to telematics, fleet management and GPS tracking for help.

key to successful adoption of GPS tracking technology. HOW CAN FLEET MANAGEMENT HELP YOUR COMPANY? Telematics technology uses GPS tracking, onboard diagnostics and telecommunications to give you a detailed picture of the status of your fleet.

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