GPS for Lawn Routes

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by roblandscape, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. roblandscape

    roblandscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from phila
    Messages: 601

    DO you know if there is a product that log routes? I am looking for a GPS that I can have in the cutting trucks that will show my Employees how to get to the next lawn. I have invested so much time in showwing employees lawn routes. I want to be able to have a computer tell them where to go next. Does this exist yet? I would think UPS and Fedex would be running this? Thanks For the imput.
  2. RAW

    RAW LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Messages: 36

    We use Nextel and TeleNav.
  3. B&M

    B&M LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 333

    I have Delorme streets altas 2005 its great will take you to the front door of a house.
  4. mike lane lawn care

    mike lane lawn care LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,707

    i am getting a GPS system installed in the Jeep. it will help me find customers hous's better, but more importantly, the major dealers of all commercial equipment are 40+ miles away. i am buying a shindaiwa trimmer, and i have to out to CT to get it. GPS will minimize downtime and embarassment due to getting lost.
  5. gene gls

    gene gls LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,213

    There is a Shindaiwa dealer 1/2 mile north of Mass pike exit 3 in Westfield, Bovat's. Small dealer but a good guy to do business with.
  6. hostingdiva

    hostingdiva LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 21

    Some of the higher end GPS systems let you preprogram the routes so that would like work...

    Seriously though, I can't wait until they make cars that you can preprogram for your employees. All they do is get in and the car drives them to where they have to be -- then you just have to get them to work :rolleyes:

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