Using global positioning system (GPS) technology for tracking goes beyond tracking semi-trucks and vehicles. You can use this technology to track and monitor a wide assortment of assets for private organizations and commercial businesses, including trailers, generators, cargo shipments, and packages of all sizes.

The last item may catch you by surprise. After all, GPS tracking devices aren’t typically tiny and can’t fit inside of a package, right? This assumption is no longer accurate.

A Global Tracking Solution Designed with Portability in Mind

itraq-iphoneRastrac’s latest portable tracking device, known as RastracGo, is a global location reporting device that serves as a sleek, streamlined version of a conventional tracking device. No bigger than a credit card, this device is small enough to fit inside a wallet or can be zip-tied to a container. These attributes make it convenient for global packaging tracking.  

RastracGo can be used to track virtually anything including:

  • Shipping containers
  • Crates
  • Pharmaceutical shipments
  • Medical devices
  • High-end cosmetics and fragrances
  • Jewelry
  • People

No matter whether you want to track something enormous or very small, RastracGo is a package tracking solution that is up to the challenge and can meet a variety of needs.

RastracGo Tracks More Than Just Locations

In addition to being able to track assets anywhere in the world that has cellular, GPS, or Wi-Fi service available, RastracGo features a variety of other enhanced tracking capabilities and device attributes.  

Customizable Battery Settings Enables the Device to Track Longer

RastracGo’s expected battery life per charge is extensive, lasting anywhere between two weeks and four months (depending on your preferred setting). There are two modes from which to choose:

  • GPS mode: While setting the device to GPS mode drains the battery more quickly, it also provides the most accurate, up-to-date location data for your package tracking needs.
  • Battery saving mode: While providing less accurate data, this setting helps to extend the life of the battery.

A Tracking Solution That Monitors Environmental Conditions

Using a package tracking system to monitor an asset’s location is essential for businesses and non-commercial organizations alike. However, location tracking shouldn’t be the be-all, end-all of a GPS tracking device’s usefulness. As such, RastracGo is designed to detect a range of variables, including:

  • Speed,
  • Temperature,
  • Humidity,
  • Light,
  • Noise, and
  • Pressure.

This data helps you to track and monitor critical environmental conditions that can help you stay informed about how your assets fair during transport. 

Rastrac, which provides GPS-based fleet and asset management solutions, tracks about $1.5 billion in assets for businesses, municipalities, and government organizations around the world.  

Learn more about how GPS tracking technology can help your business increase efficiency and be more productive (and profitable). Download our free infographic by clicking on the image below.

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