GPS Boom in El Salvador

Distribution companies of global positioning devices in El Salvador have reported annual increases in sales of up to 40%.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

According to the trading account, insecurity is one of the main factors driving the Salvadorans to purchase these devices which can be used for quickly locating a vehicle in case of theft.

The main customers are companies who use the devices to monitor vehicle fleets, reducing costs, optimizing the use of their resources, saving fuel and protecting against theft. The firm Detektor explained that "55% of its demand is made up by trucks, public transportation, agriculture, industry, food distributors and companies in general."

"Companies have understood that it is a tool to achieve greater efficiency in transport logistics," stated Carolina Grijalva, from Dada Dada and Company to

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