How does winter weather impact the efficiency of fleets?

Written by Maritza Hernandez,

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.

Fleet managers contend with issues such as a lack of road maintenance and poorly equipped trucks which can cause major problems and increased costs. We must, however, adapt our business to the weather and slippery conditions ensuring the continued efficiency and productivity of their fleets.

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

We have produced a brief summary that you as a transportation and logistics contractor can review with your drivers to make their journeys as safe as possible. Check out our tips for ways of making your journey more efficient when the winter weather strikes and how you can improve your fleet uptime. It’s a good investment for your company.

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Maritza Hernandez

About Maritza Hernandez

Maritza was the Marketing Coordinator at Onspot of North America. She was with Onspot for many years and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Investigative Services. She moved from Connecticut to Indiana in 2016. When she is not working, she can be found reading, walking her dog Petey or discovering the sights and sounds of Indiana.


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