: Commercial Drivers

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Auto chains for commercial drivers: Commonly asked questions

Leonard D'Orlando, September 14, 2023

As the West Coast Regional for Onspot I manage a large territory from Colorado - West to Alaksa. So, like many over the road drivers I spent the majority of my time on the road traveling to visit customers and dealers. Quite often during my travels I receive calls from drivers either interested in auto chains or who already currently own Onspots. What follows are some frequently asked questions and concerns from drivers.  My hope is that these will provide you with a better understanding of the Onspot automatic tire chain system and whether or not it is right for you.

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Why Onspot? Frequently asked questions from commercial drivers

Leonard D'Orlando, February 16, 2023

The importance of commercial drivers cannot be overstated. These women and men driving across the US and globally, delivering all sorts of goods and services keep the world and its economies thriving.

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Winter conditions - The challenge for fleet managers and drivers

Leonard D'Orlando, January 5, 2023

The winter season is here again bringing with it cold temperatures and inclement weather. For many fleet managers and drivers in the US and around the world winter presents new challenges. Wise managers and drivers implement strategic plans, utilize tools and equipment to be safe and productive during these times.

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Making on time deliveries. Are you prepared?

Leonard D'Orlando, April 28, 2022

For the commercial driver another winter season is behind them, albeit slowly. As Spring approaches, it is a good time to assess the condition of equipment. It is also a good time to look back and evaluate your delivery schedule.

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Freight Logistics Today - New Challenges For The Fleet Manager

Leonard D'Orlando, March 17, 2022

The world of the fleet manager is more complex than ever. Whether you are an owner operator working solo with one truck and trailer or in charge of a large fleet with hundreds of drivers and equipment. The landscape of the logistics world today has changed drastically even in just the past few years.

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Slippery roads - the benefits of automatic tire chains

Ulrik Andersson, August 12, 2021

Would you benefit from automatic tire chains as a commercial driver? Read more here and download a folder that explains why you would that.

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Why do I Use Onspot? – Commercial Drivers on Meeting Deadlines

Ulrik Andersson, July 15, 2021

As the demands for commercial driver productivity increases every day, it can be a challenge to meet them even in the best conditions. Now, add winter weather into the mix, these demands can seem even further out of reach. How does a pro driver battle these situations? Read below to find out.

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Onspot operating instructions to give to your drivers

Ulrik Andersson, September 3, 2020

Before we know it, we will be in the winter season when roads will look like in the picture above. To get the most out of their Onspot investment, many fleet managers supply their drivers with checklists. These checklists make it easy for drivers to maintain the vehicle. Learn more and download the checklist here.

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Fleet operations: A balancing act between efficiency and safety

Leonard D'Orlando, August 6, 2020

As a fleet manager, running a cost effective and efficient fleet safely is paramount to its success.  This is a challenge that must be faced and overcome on a daily basis.  When presented with any number of external forces out of the control of the fleet operator, then this process becomes even more difficult.  The ability to run a fleet in inclement weather mainly snow and ice conditions is one such challenge. 

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