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Fleet Manager- Improve fleet productivity

Shane Woodman, May 27, 2021

As a fleet manager, what’s our biggest objective? Arrive, deliver, or pickup safely and on time. If one of these three objectives are not accomplished, we are often met with disgruntled customers. The frustration tends to impact more than just the drive, customer, and fleet manager. Everyone will likely hear about it. More times than not, its mother natures fault. Maybe the driver ran into a snowstorm and had to chain up his or her tires.

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Fleet Management - commercial vehicle fleet productivity in the winter

Ulrik Andersson, May 13, 2021

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

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What can an Automatic Tire Chain System do for you?

Ulrik Andersson, September 21, 2020

Automatic tire chain systems can be explaned in two ways: 1) The physical properties of the system, and 2) What the system provides for you. Here we have them both listed. Learn more below.

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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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How does winter weather impact the efficiency of fleets?

Maritza Hernandez, October 17, 2019

Winter weather driving season never fails to surprise drivers. However, for fleets, winter weather driving conditions can affect not only how vehicles stay on the road but also the efficiency of completing their deliveries.

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Traction Control - What is an Automatic Tire Chain System?

Ulrik Andersson, January 24, 2019

Automatic tire chain systems can be discussed in two ways: 1) The physical properties of the system, and 2) What the system provides the user.

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Fleet Manager - Take your business to a new level!

Eric Jones, January 10, 2019

Do you need to improve your transportation business? Maybe, instead of tweaking bits and pieces you should re-consider your entire business model. Or, at least look upon your business from new perspectives. Here is why!

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How Onspot helps make an impossible solution, possible.

Thomas Kaiser, July 7, 2017

Onspot automatic tire chains can be used on several different types of vehicles; trucks, busses, coaches, rescue vehicles (like ambulances and fire trucks), and etc. Occasionally, customers come to us for help finding a solution where Onspots can be mounted on a new type of vehicle. One such example, is the Dodge Ram. While a common application in North America, the Ram chassis is a less common Onspot application in Europe.

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What to think of when working with transportation?

Eric Jones, June 8, 2017

The need for transporting goods and services is constantly increasing in our society. It can be products on the way to the stores, parts on the way to a factory, waste transported from your home to the recycle center or people going from one town to another. In almost everything we do, a transport is involved.  When a personal car is not enough, most transports move by trucks or buses.

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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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