Asset Management & Tracking Glossary
Asset management is a comprehensive process that includes tracking. Tenna helps you track all the different asset types you own for total asset management that best benefits your business.
What is a Fleet
A group of assets operating together or under the same ownership including commercial motor vehicles such as cars, vans, specialist vehicles, yellow iron equipment, buses, trucks and trailers, aviation aircraft, rail units, or water craft. Ex: “construction fleet” or fleet of vehicles.
What is Telematics
Telecommunication and informatic data about a vehicle’s location generated by GPS and onboard diagnostics and transmitted remotely and automatically. Standard telematics data in asset tracking includes operating hours, location, fuel consumption, odometer readings, etc.
What is a Geofence Alert
An alert triggered by an asset entering or leaving a geofenced area. When tracking assets within a geofence, alerts can be triggered on the asset tracking software when an asset enters or leaves the established boundary.
What is a Fixed Asset
An asset that enables its owner to operate and conduct its particular business, such as equipment, machinery, property, etc. that is not designed to be consumed during normal operations. Also known as a “capital” asset, a fixed asset is tangible as opposed to liquid.
What is a Geofence
A virtual geographic boundary, defined by GPS or RFID technology, that tracks asset activity within.