Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Sprint Offers Corporate Location Based Services

From Business Wire Sprint Precision Locator helps locate fleets and mobile workers

This is good, but there is other technology that offer MUCH MORE in the way of functions for corporations using location-based services.

-- Access interactive maps with full panning and zooming capabilities to easily locate a worker or group of workers without interrupting field productivity

-- Set schedules and have the application identify the location of a mobile device or group of mobile devices to ensure specific tasks are performed at designated times

-- Create landmarks on maps that are important to the business, such as offices and warehouses, and track if an employee leaves or enters established landmarks

-- Use reporting functionality to track mobile workforce location history to determine where efficiencies can be gained

-- Use text messaging feature to reach a mobile worker or group of workers

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