Snow chaos in the UK

If you run a fleet of vehicles from a central depot, or from several depots up and down the country, what is the cost to your business if your vehicles cannot get out of the yard and on to the main road network? (Which will have been cleared, it is fervently to be hoped, by council snow ploughs and gritters.) If your fleet cannot get out on the road, then your business grinds to a halt.

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If you run a fleet of vehicles from a central depot, or from several depots up and down the country, what is the cost to your business if your vehicles cannot get out of the yard and on to the main road network? (Which will have been cleared, it is fervently to be hoped, by council snow ploughs and gritters.) If your fleet cannot get out on the road, then your business grinds to a halt. Even worse, if penalty clauses apply for late or missed deliveries, then not only are you paying the wages of drivers who can’t go anywhere, letting your customers down and being unable to bill them, you may actually have to fork out money on penalties. None of this is good for business. …Read More

 

 

 

 

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