Van tracking solutions

Improve fleet performance with real-time insights with Webfleet’s GPS van tracking system

Van tracking solutions

Improve fleet performance with real-time insights with Webfleet’s GPS van tracking system

Van tracking combines automatic vehicle location programming with software that collects, processes and stores your location data. Get a clear under­standing of where your vans are located, in real time. With real-time insights, you can better assess how your fleet is performing and how your resources may be used more efficiently. Find out everything you need to know about van tracking here.

Benefits of van tracking

Track your fleet's vans

In real time, always know their location

Save admin time and be tax compliant

With mileage regis­tration

Get proof of delivery

And provide insight on time spent at a customer

Improve customer satis­faction

With accurate ETAs

Increase productivity

With optimised route planning

Monitor fuel consumption

Get real-time and historical data on fuel use

Key features of van tracking by Webfleet

Real-time van trackers

Know where your drivers are at all times, whether they're resting for the night or just hitting the road. Tracking your fleet's vans in real time supports customer ETAs and proof of delivery. It also makes it easy to monitor compliance with drivers' hours rules.

two commercial vans travelling on a road, repre­senting efficient fleet operations
Van fleet monitoring system providing insights into routes

Van tracking insights

Spot where to cut costs by tracking and tracing prior trips. Know precisely how long drivers have worked behind the wheel, with the ability to recall vehicle locations for up to 90 days in the past. Gain greater visibility with a live map of van movements.

Geofencing with direct alerts

Receive instant notifi­ca­tions when a van enters or leaves a previously designated geographical area. Van tracking works with GPS so you can establish virtual fencing according to selected locations, this could be customer businesses or your fleet's parking lot.

Geofencing feature with direct alerts for precise location-based notifi­ca­tions
Mobile application for van tracking, allowing fleet managers to monitor vehicles on the go

Mileage regis­tration of vans

Slash your admin­is­trative work by automating the regis­tration of private and business mileage. Webfleet's digital logbook safeguards driver privacy for personal trips. Drivers can even manage their own trip admin with the Webfleet Logbook app.

ELD Compliance

Streamline fleet management with Webfleet’s eLogs compliance solution. Meet regulatory ELD and DVIR require­ments effort­lessly and gain real-time insights into driver hours. Simplify compliance management and optimize fleet operations.

Mobile application for van tracking, allowing fleet managers to monitor vehicles on the go
Van driver using Pro8475 tracking device for efficient fleet management

Accurate traffic information

Rely on real-time traffic conditions to keep your drivers on the best roads. Put traffic jams and weather­-re­lated delays behind you. Go with TomTom maps with updated traffic information, Google maps with street view or satel­lite-based maps.

Customised reporting and dashboards

Give your produc­tivity a boost with analyses on driver performance. Access a wide range of dashboards and customised reports with Webfleet's GPS van tracking system. Draw insights on driver hours, fuel use, road events and so much more.

Van tracking dashboard displaying real-time live vehicle locations and data
Van undergoing maintenance for optimal performance and safety

Van maintenance

Ensure your vans stay roadworthy with regular maintenance. Limit unexpected downtime and cut repair costs by scheduling your fleet maintenance. With real-time data on mileage, you can make vehicle-spe­cific decisions on maintenance needs.

All you need to know about van tracking

How does a van tracking system work?

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A van tracking system links GPS devices with data processing software to pinpoint your vehicle locations. Need to which driver is nearest to a job location? Real-time van tracking shows you, helping with last-minute route changes.

What are the benefits of van tracking?

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Van tracking provides several benefits. With precise vehicle locations, you always know where your vans are, ensuring you can quickly respond to changing business needs.

Other key benefits of van tracking include:

  • Improved efficiency and cost savings
  • Enhanced visibility and accurate ETAs
  • Cost-cutting insights on trip comparison

How much does a van tracker cost?

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The cost depends on your fleet's operational dynamics. The number of vans in your fleet, for example, will determine the number of devices and install­a­tions. With efficiency and productivity improve­ments, you save on costs.

Who uses van tracking?

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Van tracking is ideal for businesses that provide delivery and maintenance services. Construction and plumbing businesses use trackers to create accurate customer invoicing, for instance. Last-mile services use it to plan smarter routes.

What kind of range does a van tracker have?

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The range of a van tracker depends on the specific device and the conditions in which it is being used. Webfleet van trackers use GPS technology, so you can always know the exact locations of your vehicles, whether they’re on route to a customer or returning to your business.

How do I set up a van tracking system?

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Setting up a GPS van tracking system typically involves choosing your preferred type of tracker device for your fleet, installing this device in each of your vans and configuring the software that you’ll use to monitor your locations. With a plug-and-play option, you can install the van trackers on your own. If your business needs compre­hensive reporting, you should choose fixed instal­la­tions. Looking for profes­sional navigation and live commu­ni­cation tools? Go with an expert setup to make sure all your built-in devices are properly installed.

How accurate is van tracking?

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With reliable traffic information and GPS devices connected to data processing software, van tracking by Webfleet is highly accurate. Along with tracking your vehicles in real time, you can define geographical areas and get notified any time a vehicle enters or leaves this zone.

What security measures are in place to protect my van tracker data?

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Webfleet takes data security seriously. We have obtained the highest certi­fic­ation possible for information security management, ISO 27001. When your drivers are off the clock, they’re in control of their personal data—they just switch to private mode on their Webfleet profes­sional navigation device to turn off the van tracker function.

How can van tracking help me improve my customer service?

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With real-time van tracking, you can provide your customers with accurate ETAs and notify them of any delays. Van tracking can also help you optimise your delivery routes, improving your delivery times and increasing overall customer satis­faction.

What our customers say

Our productivity and efficiency has gone way up.
Dan Poulin, Pine Tree Food Equipment
Webfleet helps Death Valley Towing treat its customers right.
Lauren and Lee Richardson, Death Valley Towing
Webfleet provides us crucial data to communicate with parents.
Todd Bell, Kentwood Public Schools

Return on investment in 6 to 9 months on average

Schedule a demo and find out how Webfleet can help your business or speak to a specialist who will answer any questions you have.

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