Heavy equipment is a very appropriate description of the machines we use every day. Just because they are big and heavy doesn’t mean they can’t disappear. GPS tracking for machines is a standard feature in most telematics systems and real-time GPS data is great for monitoring jobsite progress. It’s also extremely helpful when a piece of equipment is suddenly not on a jobsite.
When Ates Construction Owner Alan Ates arrived at one of his sites and realized his Komatsu PC55MR excavator was missing, he called his local distributor and asked them to pull it up in KOMTRAX. Within 15 minutes the distributor located the machine and alerted the authorities who were on track to recovering the machine.