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You can track the location of your field staff or high-value assets throughout the day by using one of the tracking options described below.

FeaturesSupported GPS tracking unit/Mobile device with third-party smartphone appUser's mobile device with AroFlo Field Tracking
Asset tracking

 Limited  

User tracking

Tracking frequency

 Continuous  

 Point-in-time only  

Accuracy*HighLow
CostSee pricing scheduleFree
Data historyOption to move/disable device
and keep tracking history.

* The accuracy of any tracking method can be affected by factors such as where the receiving device is (e.g. indoors, outdoors, underground), atmospheric conditions, and a range of other factors.

Tracking options

Click on the tabs below to learn more about the tracking methods that AroFlo supports.


 
With this option, you purchase one of our supported GPS tracking units and set it up against the asset in AroFlo.

You can then:

  • install the tracking unit in one of your assets, such as a vehicle
  • link one or more users to the asset, so you can use the GPS data to complete their timesheets, schedule them to the nearest job, and more
  • view the linked user's movements in real time on the main menu's Map
  • use the Map tab in the asset card to view the location and history of tracked assets not linked to users.


To order supported GPS devices, please submit a support request or call Customer Service.

See how to set up GPS Tracking

 
With this option, you can track the location of a smartphone by using a third-party app to turn it into a mobile tracking device. This is set up in much the same way as setting up a supported GPS tracking unit.

You can then:

  • link one or more users to the asset, so you can use the GPS data to complete their timesheets, schedule them to the nearest job, and more
  • view linked users' movements in real time on the main menu's Map
  • use the Map tab in the asset card to view the location and history of the tracked asset not linked to users.


See how to set up GPS Tracking


With this option, Site Administrators simply click a checkbox in the Feature Access Settings on a user's card to enable AroFlo Field Tracking. As long as the user has enabled location services on their mobile device, AroFlo Field Tracking will capture GPS information periodically throughout the day when users are logged in to AroFlo Field and completing checklists. This allows you to:

We don't recommend this option for tracking physical assets such as vehicles or equipment, as it would mean leaving the phone / tablet with the asset all the time.

See how to set up GPS Tracking

How much data?

All of our supported GPS devices are currently set to a 30-second frequency and so will only consume around 8.5Mb of data per month.

1 GB (gigabyte) of data is equivalent to 1000 Mb (megabytes), so if your data plan allows for 1 GB of data per month, our devices will only consume 0.85% of the monthly allowance.


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Feature access

Parts of this feature are included in AroFlo Go.