Mobile Apps in Transport
The last few years have brought about a swift development of mobile technology – it could be spotted in almost all parts of our lives. Smartphones are with us everywhere we go, and because of that we have access to social media and news services at any time. We can take photos and send it to our friends, watch a movie while travelling on a train, and read ebooks at any free time we may find. As you might expect, mobile technologies have also found its use in transport.
Today, vast majority of truck drivers uses a diversity of mobile applications that are specifically dedicated for transport, and those who make their lives easier. Such applications include mail apps that make checking the mailbox much easier, especially between clients and the company’s headquarters.
Thanks to mobile apps, you can now easily manage and monitor your fleet. Basic functions of such apps include: monitoring of each vehicle in the fleet, navigation, message exchanges, better communication with the HQ. Apart from that, they can be used to plan and to mark and queue the actions and expenses we are about to make and take, including the money that is spent on fuel for each car in the fleet.
There are two aspects of cost control – one of them is the trust between the employer and the employee, the second one – long-term planning of expenses, thanks to which the company should be able to plan the budget more accurately.
Mobile applications in transport are gaining more and more popularity, and everything seems to show that this trend is here to stay. Similar trend has been spotted in many other branches of the economy, although with various levels of intensity.