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Thomas Ancart

About Thomas Ancart

Thomas is the Onspot Product Manager for Pommier SA, France. He has 14 years of experience in the industry and obtained a Masters in Marketing from the Paris Business School. Thomas enjoys spending time with his wife and his dog, a Golden Retriever named Laïko. On the weekends you will normally find Thomas having a glass of wine with friends or in a dojo practicing Ju-Jitsu.

Operating Onspot E-training is now available for school bus drivers

Thomas Ancart, September 15, 2022

Every year, millions of children take the bus every day to go to school and go home. For a short time, the school bus driver has the mission to transport young passengers safely and bring them to their destination on time. His mission becomes harder when winter is coming, as slippery roads can affect his daily routine. Learn more here

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Commercial driver - e-training on automatic tire chains

Thomas Ancart, June 9, 2022

With more products ordered on-line the goods transportation system is getting even more important. Everyone wants to have the ordered things at the expected delivery time. Being a commercial vehicle driver your daily routs should be as easy to handle as possible. Learn more here

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School bus driver – Why do I need automatic tire chains ?

Thomas Ancart, November 18, 2021

Being a School Bus Driver is a very important job. You have the responsability to bring the kids to school and home on time and safely. During the season, you will be faced to slippery roads and you have to be prepared !

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Deliver on time - the automatic tire chains as a solution

Thomas Ancart, June 17, 2021

As a Fleet manager you have to make sure that your company delivers on time, drivers are safe and work according regulations and that you keep costs under control. Read more here.

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Slippery Conditions - Traction Devices Explained

Thomas Ancart, March 25, 2021

Traction devices allow you to travel safely on slippery roads and in adverse weather conditions. Most people who use these devices navigate in less than optimal conditions because it's their job.

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How Onspot Can Improve Your Daily Life

Thomas Ancart, July 20, 2017

Whether you are picking up household waste in isolated villages, driving children to school early in the morning, or delivering to customers awaiting their orders, drivers are almost always on the road. The open road can be great, but sometimes, the conditions can change to much less than favorable in a matter of minutes or even a couple miles.

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Traction control - are there better alterantives to 4WD?

Thomas Ancart, October 5, 2016

When purchasing a new vehicle, 4x4 is an option to consider. No wonder, it’s a familiar and well-tried solution with good features for safer driving – but it’s easy to ignore its weaknesses believing there’s no better alternative.However, when thinking about situations where traction is crucial for your operations, you may conclude that 4x4 is not the perfect solution, but rather a compromise.

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Safe winter driving – 5 Tips to improve your driving in harsh conditions

Thomas Ancart, September 27, 2016

It comes every year, but it surprises us every time and often poses severe problems – of course we are talking about the winter.

Everyone involved in the transportation industry knows that a lack of road maintenance and poorly equipped trucks can cause major problems and increased costs. We cannot influence the weather but we can adapt our business to the weather and to the slippery conditions.

Properly equipped vehicles adapted to different weather conditions and recommendations or laws may be crucial to ensuring that the shipment can be delivered as agreed. Many countries also have legal requirements for both winter tires and snow chains. 

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Stays on schedule - a guide for the commercial driver

Thomas Ancart, September 3, 2016

The fact that schedules and deadlines are critical for transport operations is not news. Missed deadlines could mean profit loss and even lost contracts but may also result in causing a bad reputation for the company. The professional driver is well aware of this and knows how to keep up their schedule. However, missed deadlines may occur due to instances beyond the control of even the best drivers.  There are different ways to deal with the possibilities of these unfortunate circumstances.

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