Tool Tracking Options for the Construction Industry – Everything you need to know

We cover all your questions about tool tracking options for UK construction businesses, we also cover the ‘apparently’ obvious questions you didn’t want to ask.

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Some questions we get asked:

Why would I need to track my tools?

What about our on hire tools, can we track them?

Does RFID really work on metal tools?

What type of RFID tags should we be using?

There’s loads of systems for tool tracking, how do I choose one?

What costs are involved with a tool tracking system?

Why would we pay someone to tag our tools, we could do that ourselves?

How much would a commercial tagging specialist charge to tag my tools?

How long would the tagging take to complete?

I’ve heard Bluetooth is an option for tool tracking, is that right?

How long will the battery last in a BLE tag?

How much does a BLE tracking system cost?

Some General Questions: 

Are there problems tagging certain types of tools?

Can we tag pneumatic drills, or other high vibration equipment?

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Some Broader Questions We Hear From The Construction Industry:

I’ve heard of RFID and Bluetooth, but what’s SaaS?

Why should we pay a subscription after we’ve paid for a system?

Our guys will do the tagging it’ll be cheaper!

There’s so many systems out there. How do I know what’s good and what’s not?

I’ve heard RFID systems are rubbish!

What if a tag falls off or stops working?

How can I do more research on tool tracking with RFID and / or BLE?

How can I be sure RFID or BLE will work for me?

By tracking tools are we tracking people too?

Can I track people as well as tools?

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