delivery business has been gaining immense popularity in the recent
years with the entry of many food delivery companies in India. Taking
a cue from them, many restaurant & food places have also started
their own food delivery business. Food delivery business is in a
constant war with time. While making sure it delivers food within
time, there goes a whole lot of operational procedures involving
immense amount of efforts and workforce. A technological upgrade
like GPS tracking system steps in to provide help for these
businesses by giving owners & consumers a complete control over
operations, improving productivity while also saving costs &
efforts, for business owners.
benefits & applications of vehicle tracking system in the food
delivery businesses are mentioned below.
GPS or vehicle tracking systems firstly helps to choose the shortest
or the most efficient route while delivering food.
vehicles often find themselves stuck in traffic. A vehicle tracking
system can help to avoid such routes
& pre-define a route for specific areas.
routes can save time as well as fuel expense, reduce confusion &
efforts while increasing efficiency & productivity
the help of trip history data and route planning, business owners can save fuel expenses
as well as unproductive work.
Efficiency and greater ROI
GPS tracking system gives detailed insights of all the journeys of
all the vehicles with its Trip history feature.
Tracking gives detailed data about fuel mileage, driver’s behaviour
(over-speed, rash braking, etc.), and engine’s idle time, so that users are aware of the drivers work and errant drivers can be identified.
also helps them reduce fuel consumption and unnecessary overtime
costs In case an idle vehicle is identified, immediate trip can be
assigned to it in that particular area. Thus, efficiency
in the operations can be achieved as more trips per day are made and
more trips convert into more business.
- Also, customer
satisfaction is achieved as customers need the food to be delivered
within the least possible time.
case of accident or vehicle breakdown the driver can notify the
admin with an alert upon which they can take immediate action and
can save further time & losses.
geo-fence alerts admin if any vehicle is being used beyond a virtual
set perimeter during non-working hours or for non-assigned trips,
thus securing vehicles.
data can help in taking business decisions efficiently. Wrong-doings by vehicle drivers can also be avoided. Also, costs saving & productivity up scaling areas can be
identified and acted upon.
Data Management and Communication
Tracking helps managers to run the operations efficiently and
effectively with its data & functionalities. The data which is
automatically uploaded & maintained by the GPS tracking system
can be used for analysis anytime. Any subsequent measures can be
taken along with prominent business decisions with the help of data.
admin can monitor the vehicles ‘Live’ and all the time, the
safety of food, the delivery person & and that of vehicles can be preserved.
Also, drivers can be communicated in case of any need, and vice
versa. Thus work operations can
be done efficiently by such 2-way
- With the help of automated data & digital time keeping, billing
accuracy is maintained. Also, order dispatch timing can be helpful
to avoid or resolve consumer issues.
system can be used by drivers & administrators on cell phones or
desktops/laptops, thus giving ease of use and access to data on-the-go.
related to vehicles & drivers is maintained with the GPS
tracking & it reminds the user well in advance for its
update/renewal, saving user from further consequences.
the "maintenance-data" of vehicles are maintained and can be used for
analysis and taking important business decisions.
case of battery power-cut or loss of network, the devices are
equipped with internal battery & memory back up that records the
activity of vehicles and uploads it to the server when network
can be assigned to monitor & operate a set of vehicles depending
on their routes through a vehicle tracking system, thus reducing
workload on single admin.The
access can be limited to admin set functionalities of the system,
thus the security of system & its data can be preserved.
vehicle tracking system helps to monitor & manage delivery
vehicles efficiently and in a time-constraint work model. It also
helps businesses assess their shortcomings, as well as identify
opportunities for up scaling. The systems help in anticipating
forthcoming issues and solve them before hand and also communicate it
to the drivers. Thus, the system
ensures top notch customer service while saving money on fuel costs &
vehicle maintenance and making more trips each day. Businesses can
enjoy ease of use, increased orders, cost saving & take better
business decisions with the GPS tracking system.