Equipment vs. Asset TrackingWhich do you need?
Equipment Tracking Considerations
There are a wide variety of options for equipment tracking and asset tracking. Understanding how an equipment tracker communicates (cellular or satellite), how it reports (every few minutes or by exception), how it is constructed (IP-6X rated) and how the backup battery functions, all go into selecting the right GPS tracker.
Equipment Tracking verse Asset Tracking
The line is blurred between the various tracking types since the GPS tracker selected is more about features needed to solve business issues. Asset trackers are generally designed to work with infrequent or no power. This means asset trackers tend to have long life batteries but report 1-3 times a day. Equipment trackers update more frequently and can capture engine hours, productivity, detailed movement
Equipment tracking with a tough device designed for the harsh conditions found on construction and mining sites. The backup battery keeps the unit reporting after main power loss, which helps with theft recovery. Metal housing and heavy-duty rubberized cable help protect from accidental damage and electrical short.
Theft & Inventory
The small form factor and robust backup battery
Engine Hours & Maintenance
Keep it simple, keep it inexpensive. We know pretty reports and maps aren’t as important as reliability and cost. Our equipment tracking website offers just the basics to get the job done which enables us to keep the cost low to you. Simply knowing engine hours to improve maintenance increases scheduled downtime and increase your ROI.
If you lease or rent equipment, pumps or other mobile assets you can use the XT-4750 to make you money! You can offer to install the GPS system on equipment for customers and share the data with them. This enables you to pay for the system or even make additional revenue. Your customers need to know where their equipment is to keep it productive, ensure delivery times and recover if stolen.