Submit proof of GPS device installation on vehicle
- Copy of GPS Contract with Trimble
- Vendor data sharing consent signature on application form
The City of Boston has partnered with Trimble to offer vendors a smooth process for purchasing, installing, and setting up their GPS devices. The pricing list below was provided by Trimble and is accurate as of 2013. Please note that these costs are subject to change and it is the vendor's responsibility to confirm current prices with Trimble.
- $299 equipment fee
- $89 one-time installation fee
- $35/month data plan
GPS Device Instructions
The process for purchasing and installation of your GPS units is as follows:
Fill out the appropriate paperwork for the number of tracking units that you will need (Equipment Contract Form). Please print your full name at the top of this form.
SAMPLE Equipment Contract Form
Fill out the Credit Application providing all information and co-signer information (if necessary)
Fill out the shipping/billing form
Submit all pages of the equipment contract form, credit application, and shipping form to:
Follow up with a subsequent confirmation email to make sure the paperwork has been received.
Once the application is processed and your unit(s) has been provisioned, activated and tested it will be shipped to you. Please allow 10 to 14 days for delivery. Please DO NOT open this package! The contents need to be kept intact and missing parts will only delay your installation and completion of this requirement.
An installer will contact you with regards to the installation date/time.
Logins and passwords will be provided via email for your account.
GPS Data Management
Sprint will provide data services for the GPS information. Vendors must allow the City access to their direct data feed. Vendors will work with Sprint to set up accounts. Vendors must submit a New Account Form to Sprint to begin this process.
Trimble Applications & Forms
- Trimble Credit Application Form
- Trimble Shipping & Billing Form
- Trimble Equiment Contract Form - 1 Unit
- Trimble Equiment Contract Form - 2 Units
- Trimble Equiment Contract Form - 3 Units
- Trimble Equipment Contract Form - 4 Units
- Trimble Equipment Contract Form - 5 Units