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  • About Landmarks

    Landmarks (also known as geofences) determine virtual boundaries. Within the portal, you can use landmarks to trigger alerts, refine reports, and filter maps. They also make location labels more intuitive on maps and reports. For example, rather than seeing a long, physical address each time a vehicle returns to your company parking lot, you might instead label that landmark as...

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All About Landmarks

Landmarks are used to determine virtual boundaries on a map using either circles or polygon shapes. Landmarks allow you to quickly identify locations (as opposed to entering a long address), trigger alerts (i.e., whenever a vehicle enters or exits a landmarks), refine reports, and more. Also known as geofences.
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Adding a Landmark

You can create landmarks by manually entering addresses into the web portal one at a time, clicking on points from web maps or reports, importing addresses from a spreadsheet, importing the KML coordinates from Google Earth, sending an SMS message via Query Services, or clicking on a point from a map in the mobile app.…

Adding a Google Earth Overlay

Google Earth overlays allow you to add your own images on top of the regular, 3D maps. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Landmark Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your landmarks, which allows you to provide extra information to a recipient whenever an applicable landmark alert is triggered–like a gate code or a note about a safety concern at the property (e.g., guard dog). Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was…

Using Landmarks on the Map Dashboard

From the Map Dashboard, click the Landmarks menu item to open the Landmarks tab. All of your landmarks are listed on this tab. When you click on a landmark from the list or when you click on a landmark from the map, the Landmark Card appears, which shows you the radius and latitude / longitude.…

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Using Features to Create Solutions

Features don’t create value, solutions do! Each feature in the portal is tied to a solution, and making that connection is the difference between an average deployment and a great one. Most fleet management tracking goals fall into one or more of these categories: Increase Productivity, Increase Efficiency, Exceed Customer Expectations, and Build Community Value.…

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How do I landmark an entire state?

Question: I want to set up landmarks for Arizona and Colorado. Is there a preset polygon option for this? As with all landmarks, one option is to manually define your own areas by drawing on the map the borders of the landmark. Instead of outlining your own state-defined landmarks, another option is to import them…
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Adding a Landmark

You can create landmarks by manually entering addresses into the web portal one at a time, clicking on points from web maps or reports, importing addresses from a spreadsheet, importing the KML coordinates from Google Earth, sending an SMS message via Query Services, or clicking on a point from a map in the mobile app.…

Adding a Google Earth Overlay

Google Earth overlays allow you to add your own images on top of the regular, 3D maps. Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was recorded, the process has not changed.

Using Landmark Attributes

Attributes allow you to add custom, descriptive properties to your landmarks, which allows you to provide extra information to a recipient whenever an applicable landmark alert is triggered–like a gate code or a note about a safety concern at the property (e.g., guard dog). Although the portal interface has been updated since this video was…

Using Landmarks on the Map Dashboard

From the Map Dashboard, click the Landmarks menu item to open the Landmarks tab. All of your landmarks are listed on this tab. When you click on a landmark from the list or when you click on a landmark from the map, the Landmark Card appears, which shows you the radius and latitude / longitude.…

Best Practices

Using Features to Create Solutions

Features don’t create value, solutions do! Each feature in the portal is tied to a solution, and making that connection is the difference between an average deployment and a great one. Most fleet management tracking goals fall into one or more of these categories: Increase Productivity, Increase Efficiency, Exceed Customer Expectations, and Build Community Value.…

Deep Dives

How do I landmark an entire state?

Question: I want to set up landmarks for Arizona and Colorado. Is there a preset polygon option for this? As with all landmarks, one option is to manually define your own areas by drawing on the map the borders of the landmark. Instead of outlining your own state-defined landmarks, another option is to import them…