If you can track one vehicle, you can track a fleet. So the real time vehicle tracking systems are an aid to your vehicle based business. Whether you operate a fleet of taxis, buses, or have shipping and transport operation, you could do with such a tracking service. Some such current service offerings are from S& L Services Inc, Geo Trackers, Spy Gadgets, GPS Fleet Solutions etc.
Position data updates are every 1, 5, or 10 seconds. Vehicle location, speed, orientation, and even animated vehicle movement is displayed. All this on a map background that has added satellite imagery and even helicopter based imagery to let you see the exact location with enough details. These details include street, houses, and even trees. The whole thing is designed to improve efficiency, prevent misuse on personal trips, and increases employee accountability- besides saving you a lot on fuel costs. Customer service improves, too, as you are able to deliver in more predictable time frames.
In the two way system, you’ll have a navigation device installed in the drivers cab or the dashboard of the car that has 4.3" or so GPS navigation display. Changing routing dynamically should not be a problem. You would be able to route vehicles as needed and it would be easy for the drivers to follow the new route too. If need be you can also talk him through the change in routing.
Some standard online reports include start/stop reports that give you date, time, location and stop durations, aggressive driving, speeding reports, excessive idling, vehicle mileage etc. The service providers will email you these reports for your records, too. These reports can cover historical data and you can get up to 90 days historical data that you intend to track. Typical service charges are $1.33 per day per vehicle for 10 second update while it goes up to $1.67 for 5 seconds updates. It covers unlimited cellular and GPS services. There will a onetime investment on the tracker devices that is in the order of $450. Geo-fencing that raises an alert when the vehicle crosses a predefined boundary and Skype integration are other useful features.