Monday, 30 November 2015

Pros and Cons of Employee Location Tracking Apps



Nowadays, the smartphone users’ number is increasing rapidly across the world as so many features are available in a single handheld device. Like screen touch, camera, flashlight, browsing, video call, GPS Tracking and many more.

GPS tracking service is available in almost every smartphone. With the help of tracking device, the location tracking app is developed for enterprises to monitor their employees’ activities. The employee location tracking apps are installed on Android phones, iPhones, Blackberry, Windows phones and many other OS enabled devices. As an entrepreneur, you can track the location where the employee is in and what time he comes to the office and leaves.



Pros of Employee Location Tracking App

1. The app administrator can track the employee, where the employee is in, reached the required destination (client place or any other place) at scheduled place and time.

2. As an entrepreneur or e-commerce company, you can give the complete details about the product’s exact location to be delivered to the customers. And also it is useful for service based companies, where you can monitor specialist who is assigned with a service to be provided to customers at scheduled location, with this tracking app.

3. The employees can get the customer’s location by route, map with the tacking app, which saves the time.

4. The location tracking app saves the company phone bill by making communication easier. It saves the time and money you spend on communicating with employees in the field every time.

5. It reduces the paperwork, where employee can log in and log out through the tracking app. The tracking app can automatically track the period of time of an employee spent in different places like client visit, meeting etc.

6. With the tracking app, management can alert the employees with a message to get together for a scheduled meeting, or at the scheduled time and location.

7. The employee tracking app is not only used to track the location, but also used for many tasks like payment processing, barcodes scanning, taking the location photos and to send.

Cons of Employee Location Tracking App

The biggest problem from the tacking app for employees is it gets an access to employees’ personal activities also. Generally, employees don’t want to be monitored by the management. Employees may think that their personal works or details may be scanned by others. So, the management needs to guarantee the employees that they won’t monitor them after the working hours. The management needs to give complete details to employees that what benefits employees and business can get from this app.


The employee location tracking app is getting very popular with enterprises more because when they have a location tracking app, managing the employee or delivering the product to the customers is very easy and it saves time of the company as well as increase efficiency.


Privacy commissioners in the administrative sector have supported the location tracking app for the purpose of the person’s safety, productivity and efficiency.

Businesses like food and beverage delivery chains, oil and construction companies, etc. are benefitting from this location tracking app more. Location tracking app gives more benefits for all sorts of businesses nowadays. If you choose the best mobile apps development companies new york or in your preferred city, then they can help you in developing employee location tracking app to reach your business goal.

We at FuGenX, are a mobile app development company new york. We have developed a location tracking app Trip Manager for a global company Praxair. That app not only helped them to increase employee productivity, but also to enhance business performance. We develop customizable app to fit your business requirements. For more details on our world-class mobile app development services in New York, reach us at info@fugenx.com or www.fugenx.com

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