Monitor your trailers and trucks on one interface

Monitor your vehicles and assets on one interface

Total visibility over your trailers and powered assets

Total visibility over your trailers and powered assets

Keeping track of your fleet's valuable assets is crucial to cutting costs and improving uptime. With GPS asset tracking software, you can monitor all of your assets' locations, along with their utilisation and maintenance needs. Webfleet's asset tracking software enables you to maintain the security, value, and productivity, without time-con­suming micro-man­agement. Whether you're overseeing non-powered assets like trailers or powered assets like bulldozers, you can stay on top of everything with Webfleet's asset management tool.

Find out everything you need to know about asset tracking here.⁠

Benefits of Webfleet's Asset Tracking

Locate your assets

See exactly where they are with GPS positioning

Track asset movements

Know when they leave designated areas

Prevent theft

Get alerts that can help prevent theft

Manage asset use

Know how your assets are utilised with reports

Simplify asset maintenance

Schedule and manage maintenance tasks online

Reduce admin workload

Access asset status via automated reporting

Key features of asset tracking software

Locate your valuable assets

Webfleet's detailed tracking map means you can see exactly where your assets are. If your trailers or powered equipment is not on-site, you’ll be able to locate them quickly. You get constant visibility over your valuable assets, with updates on their positions every five minutes on your tracking map1.

map trailer standstill
construction site

Instant alerts help prevent theft

Webfleet lets you know when your asset’s status changes. For example, if it enters or leaves a defined area or if an unauthorised movement is detected, you get a notific­ation. Need to check on its status or location when you’re away from your office? With the Webfleet Mobile app, you can see asset locations with your mobile phone and stay on top of asset utilisation.

Maintain your assets’ condition

Schedule and manage maintenance tasks to keep your assets in good condition. Stay on top of asset maintenance, avoiding unexpected downtime and business losses. Set up notific­a­tions based on odometer, engine hours, or the amount of time that has passed since the last prevent­ative maintenance was scheduled.

truck autobahn 01 clean
asset tracking

Know how your assets are being used

Use Webfleet’s asset cards for a quick overview, or view automated reports regarding your assets’ statuses, including current position, trip, maintenance, address, location and input such as trailer door status. Webfleet displays the location and status of every trailer, powered asset2 and vehicle in your fleet on one interface. You can essentially manage your whole operation with asset tracking.

Couple your asset and vehicle

If your vehicle is also equipped with a LINK tracking device, the coupled information is displayed automat­ically on the map for both vehicles and assets. You can easily identify asset is connected to which vehicle. This simplifies your utilisation management, as you can immediately see which assets are still available.

truck bridge
service van mobile 02

Monitor your vehicles and assets through a mobile app

With Webfleet asset tracking, you access all your business data through your online account. You can therefore manage your fleet’s asset tracking on the go, with our mobile app. As long as you have a reliable internet connection and the Webfleet Mobile app installed on your phone, checking the status can be done anytime, from anywhere.

MECKY LOGISTICS GMBH has been using the Webfleet solution since 2015. With the great new Asset Tracking LINK 340, we track our trailers and our tractors in one place, which is a big help for our business.
Mecky Logistics GmbH

All you need to know about asset tracking

What is asset tracking?

Jump to content

Asset tracking is the process of monitoring and keeping track of the exact location, status, position and other relevant information of your company's assets. Assets can be defined depending on your business, but frequently include heavy machinery, trailers, powered equipement, and vehicles. Asset management is another commonly used term for asset tracking. An asset tracking solution like Webfleet digitises the process with functions such as GPS positioning and utilisation reporting, improving visibility of valuable assets.

What is the difference between asset tracking and asset management?

Jump to content

Asset tracking and asset management are both important aspects of fleet operations, although they serve different purposes. Asset Tracking refers to the process of monitoring an asset's location and current status, while asset management involves the strategic planning and decision making surrounding the entire lifecycle of an asset. Effective tracking helps improve asset management by providing accurate, updated information about an asset's location and usage. This information helps fleet operators make informed decisions about maintenance, utilisation and replacement.

What assets should be tracked?

Jump to content

Your organ­isation's assets may include a variety of tools, equipment, vehicles and IT systems. Assets of high value should be monitored and tracked, as damage or theft can be costly and disruptive to your operations. With Webfleet, you can keep them in good working order with maintenance notific­a­tions and prevent theft via geofencing alerts.

Who can use asset tracking?

Jump to content

A wide range of industries can benefit from asset tracking. Construction can keep track of equipment and heavy machinery across sites. Transport and profes­sional services companies can keep track of trailers alongside trucks, and manage how they are utilised.

Healthcare providers can keep track of medical equipment, and educational insti­tu­tions can use it for laboratory equipment to ensure it stays on campus.

Why is asset tracking important?

Jump to content

If you have complete visibility over your assets, you can achieve two goals: save time and money. You can gain valuable insights into how they are used (who, when, where, how) maintenance schedules, remaining operational lifespan,and theft prevention. All this invaluable data can be used to improve your operation and support decision-making, enhancing efficiency and maximising asset utilisation.

How does asset tracking work?

Jump to content

There is a range of methods to track assets either digitally or manually. Some companies prefer pen and paper while others prefer to use Excel. However, the most effective and efficient way to monitor and track the utilisation of your company assets is with asset tracking software. Some asset tracking solutions offer mobile applic­a­tions and scannable tags. Mobile applic­a­tions allow you to easily track remotely, on or off-site. The tags help to identify assets and directly connect to their information in the database. There are many options for tags including barcodes, QR codes and RFID tags. RFID tags allow fleet managers to identify drivers and which vehicles they use.

What is asset tracking software?

Jump to content

Asset tracking software uses GPS to determine the position of assets. It connects the location of your assets with software that collects data. Some features include geofencing, which uses GPS to define geographical boundaries. This is an important feature that can protect your assets from theft and unauthorised usage. Further, track and trace features can determine not only the current location but also the historical locations of assets, which is useful for asset management and improving the utilisation.

What are the benefits of asset tracking software?

Jump to content

Webfleet Asset Tracking gives fleet managers total visibility over trailers and powered assets on a straight­forward interface. Maintain your assets' security, value and effect­iveness with accurate GPS positioning, utilisation reporting, maintenance notific­a­tions and much more.

Why do you need asset tracking?

Jump to content

Asset tracking is key to maintaining your assets' security and value, while reducing admin­is­trative burden and eliminating tedious paperwork. Combined with Webfleet telematics, Asset Tracking monitors where your assets are, how they're being used, and is vital to your efficiency and profit­ab­ility of your fleet.

Return on investment in 6 to 9 months

See how Webfleet Asset Tracking can help your business.

1 Trace view does not provide the exact routes the assets have travelled.
2 Powered assets usually have on-board engines.

Your consent is required

In this section, external content is being embedded from .

To display the content, your consent is required for the following cookie categories:

  • Targeted Advertising
  • Analytics
  • Person­al­iz­ation
  • Essential

For further details, please refer to our privacy policy. If you are interested in how ###vendor_name### processes your data, please visit their privacy policy.