Bus Industry (school, charter and motorcoach) operators face the same challenges as their large commercial vehicle counterparts (including load considerations) but must also respond to and manage the needs of their passengers; the driver must observe and navigate unsafe behaviours, atmospheric considerations, and illegal or disruptive activities while piloting the bus..
AFSI offers a unique
arrangement for resource road monitoring, which has proven to be highly effective. We believe that resource road monitoring is intended to be educational; however, common practice is often lost in ‘typical enforcement’ because of the negative consequences of receiving a traffic violation ticket and the associated fine. AFSI’s Resource Road Monitoring..
Are you hiring or recruiting? What is your driver retention rate? Are your drivers your most important asset, and do they know that you feel that way? Do you have an incentive program for your drivers?
These are questions that you need to ask. The most successful fleets, from the perspectives of safety, profitability and productivity, are those that place their drivers on a..
The costs of motor vehicle related crashes and personal injuries can be staggering! Many organizations, large or small, have mechanisms in place to keep track of the direct insured costs associated with motor vehicle related crashes and personal injuries. However, the “soft” or “uninsured” costs, those less tangible costs stemming from these..
Why reinvent the wheel?
Most commercial carriers have long established policies and procedures that govern safe & efficient operations. However, many fleets have not documented these policies in order to use the resulting text as a training or marketing tool, or evidence of due diligence. Compiling these policies and procedures in a comprehensive manual is one of the most..
What does your broker do for you? If the answer to this question is, “They help me with my annual renewals and periodic insurance and licensing needs,” then you are under-utilizing one of the most powerful relationships your have. Your broker should partner with you to continually analyze and manage your business, from the perspectives of risk and profitability.
“Essential for Success!”
Regulatory compliance is one of the keys to commercial carrier profitability, efficiency and reputation. While some firms deem violation tickets “the cost of doing business”, the majority of carriers understand the fundamental importance of developing and maintaining a good working relationship with regulators and their agents.
We provide vehicle inspection services
for clients that subcontract hauling operations to contractors or lease operators, especially those in the forestry sector. Clients will realize the following benefits from these services:
Periodic means of verifying contractor compliance with regulatory and company standards
Exhibits “due diligence”
Can be tied into other safety..
Technologies continue to emerge that focus on enhancing driver and commercial vehicle safety. We actively seek out and support the deployment of technologies that have proven benefits for all road users including ITS and focused CV safety systems.
At Advantage, we have the technical expertise, engineering and testing contacts, and access to markets that distiguish our firm as a..
We evaluate the business plans of carriers that are planning to enter the market or planning to expand their operations, to determine business feasibility.
Lease Operators are independent business entities. Carriers that are in the process of recruiting or hiring new lease operators can utilize our services as a means of determining whether or not the candidate has the business..
We conduct a cursory or comprehensive assessment of your safety system and provide a detailed report-card for you before we leave. We consult with clients and develop an action plan to address exposures to risk, enhancing current policies and procedures that work for clients with industry “best practices”. We can then assist clients with implementation of the action plan and..