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Who uses GPS Tracking to track vehicles?

In addition to the general public using GPS tracking, many industries use GPS tracking to help them manage their fleet vehicles. Some examples of how industries use the Motive GPS are below: 

Construction and field service

Fleet managers use GPS tracking in the construction industry to improve visibility, streamline communication, and reduce fuel consumption. 

Additionally, GPS tracking allows construction companies to monitor diagnostics and optimize asset utilization by always knowing where they’re located, even remotely. 

The Motive platform gives reliable and real-time location data to effectively manage fleet operations. 

Oil and gas

In the oil and gas industry, GPS tracking allows for real-time connectivity to deliver fully operational visibility. 

Equipment and vehicle GPS tracking sends alerts when fleet vehicles, equipment, and other assets are being used without authorization. Additionally, with GPS-enabled ETAs, fleet managers can know when vehicles are on schedule and notify clients when they can expect arrival. 

Food and beverage

With Motive, companies in the food and beverage industry can optimize daily deliveries, easier dispatching, and faster routing.

Motive devices collect telematics and location data for each vehicle every 1-3 seconds, With GPS-enabled routing along and field insights, fleet managers are given all the information they need to reduce costs and vehicle downtime. 

Trucking and delivery

Real-time GPS fleet tracking helps to increase asset security, maximize utilization and improve routing.  With improved communication, fleet managers can provide accurate delivery windows and prevent disputes. 

The trucking industry also utilizes GPS technology to protect equipment and vehicles from misuse and theft. 

Passenger transit

Real-time GPS tracking coupled with improved communication provides accurate pick up and drop off windows for passenger customers. Not to mention, GPS tracking can help ensure a seamless customer experience. 

For fleet managers in passenger transit companies, GPS tracking allows for real-time monitoring of the fleet, and data that helps to optimize route and update ETAs. 


Motive provides everything an entire agricultural operation needs in one system. With universal connectivity, and real-time updates.

With Motive’s in-field GPS, field drivers can apply GPS mapping systems to help follow a straight line when plowing.