Nearly all companies that supply mobile fleet management systems have moved to the Android platform within the last four years. Some offer it as an option; for others it is their only option.
Many devices on the road today still use a Windows environment, but the main drawback of these more traditional platforms is the inaccessibility to a virtually limitless supply of third party apps.
Truck navigation has been available for more than a decade, and with the emergence of Android in transportation, it has become the most popular addition to the core fleet management applications of driver messaging, electronic logging and workflow.
By Aaron Huff