10 Best Tracking Tools

Learn about the best tracking tools and find out what would work the best for you.

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Published 28 Mar 2022

What are Tracking Tools?

Tracking tools are used for monitoring the movement and changes of different equipment, sensors, vehicles, and cargo. Sometimes called a tracking system, locating system, or an asset management system depending on the business's needs, tracking tools rely on different forms of hardware and software to work, such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS), radio-frequency identification (RFID), Electronic Product Code (EPC), and geotagging.

Benefits of Using Tracking Tools

Using tracking tools can be beneficial for different kinds of businesses. Their most common use is to track the distance traveled of cargo transported to and from warehouses, as tracking tools help the staff on both ends of the transaction ensure that the goods will arrive at their destination in good condition. Tracking tools can also assure safety in the workplace, as with the help of digital reports and integrations with sensors, any incidents encountered along the way can be picked up by sensors or other technology.

Another benefit of using tracking tools is that they can help maintain ideal temperatures for shipping goods with specific temperature requirements. Additionally, having your sensors connected to a digital workspace can help you track the temperature of your goods on-the-go. Tracking tools are also able to notify you of any issues happening in transit, which can prompt you to address them immediately.

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Roselin Manawis

Roselin Manawis is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture. She has experience in news writing and content marketing across different fields of discipline. Her background in Communication Arts enables her to leverage multimedia and improve the quality of her work. She also contributed as a research assistant for an international study and as a co-author for two books in 2020. With her informative articles, she aims to ignite digital transformation in workplaces around the world.

Roselin Manawis is a content writer and researcher for SafetyCulture. She has experience in news writing and content marketing across different fields of discipline. Her background in Communication Arts enables her to leverage multimedia and improve the quality of her work. She also contributed as a research assistant for an international study and as a co-author for two books in 2020. With her informative articles, she aims to ignite digital transformation in workplaces around the world.

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