Posted by Lancing Farrell 1100 words
I remember looking at in-vehicle monitoring devices in the 1990’s. The technology was basic and there was no 4G network. Since then councils have flirted with in-vehicle GPS. As far as I know, no council in Victoria has installed it throughout their vehicle fleet. This is partially explained by the industrial relations implications (see the next post) but I think it is really explained by the lack of focus on customer service and productivity that pervades the sector. Rate capping will change that. Most councils wouldn’t even be aware of the potential benefits from the technology. Hence this post.
So, what are the features and benefits of in-vehicle GPS that councils should be thinking about? Continue reading