Appliance services businesses cover a lot of ground on any given day. Whether you are performing routine maintenance on appliances like dishwashers, hot water heaters, etc. or you’re repairing broken refrigerators and ovens, or even providing invaluable installation services for homeowners throughout your city, GPS fleet tracking can help your business.

These are just a few of the ways your appliance services business benefits with GPS fleet tracking services.

Accurate Appointment Windows

One of the biggest complaints customers have when dealing with appliance service businesses is the lack of accuracy when creating appointment windows. Or worse, the lack of specificity. With GPS fleet tracking, your accuracy improves greatly, allowing you to provide narrower appointment windows for your time-strapped customers. Think of the benefits of providing two-hour windows for appointments rather than eight! Your customers will love you for it.

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According to Vox, two of every three flood-related deaths from the year 1995 through 2010 (excluding Hurricane Katrina) occurred in a motor vehicle. Storms do not have to be major hurricanes to put the lives of your fleet and drivers at risk.

These seven things will help you protect them both whenever storms occur.

  1. Set Up a Communication Network Before the Storm

If you have drivers on the road, on a regular basis, then you know storms are likely to affect your drivers and your fleet on occasion. There are few places in the country that never deal with rain or storms of any kind. You need to have a communication system in place to deal with widespread power outages. It can be a mobile phone chain with your drivers, Facebook group, Twitter check-ins, or even a fleetwide text alert system. Everyone needs to know what to do.

  1. Create Policies about Road Conditions

Drivers need to know the official company stance on when they should not be driving on the road.

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For many businesses, the idea of geofencing remains a bit of a foreign concept. You might feel it is something largely unnecessary for you and your business. Some business owners feel it is only necessary for businesses that have high-dollar assets.

But once you get down to it, all businesses have valuable assets of one kind or another. Assets that need to be protected. Geofencing through GPS tracking is a smart way to accomplish that goal. These are just a few benefits your business can enjoy by using geofencing wisely.

Reduce Equipment Theft

Far too many businesses focus on using geofencing solely to secure inventory and forget about the valuable tools, machinery, and equipment your business owns and operates. Even expensive hand and power tools are often stolen, accidentally, by employees who stick them in their pockets to free up hands and forget about them.

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