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Winter Maintenance

Winter Maintenance

Plow Status
Spreader Activity
Temp Monitoring
Citizen Portal
Route Progression
Anomaly Management

Optimize your service, compliance, and operational initiatives with telematics data intelligence even in extreme weather

Snow and ice removal operations are an expensive core of city services. FOCUS Optimization, a TELUS company, has worked closely with snow removal customers for decades to develop technology solutions custom-tailored for the industry. Our platform facilitates efficient delivery of snow removal services while meeting or exceeding environmental, regulatory, and safety compliance KPIs.

See the platform in action

Check out our on-demand webinar and see the next-level capabilities the FOCUS platform brings to winter maintenance teams that make us an industry leader when it comes to simplifying route-centric operations.

Ensure environment & regulatory compliance

  • Enable allocation, in real-time, of specific resources to priority sectors and critical areas
  • Monitor and report on total materials loaded, hauled, and dumped by the city sector and location
  • Automatically notify anomalies to authorities so routes can be cleared quickly and thoroughly

Transparency & accountability for citizens and authorities

  • Improve reaction time to apply proper materials according to weather requirements
  • Ensure fair distribution of snow removal operational costs
  • Inform citizens of service progress based on established service levels

Transform inexperienced drivers into productive team members

  • Increase the efficiency of new team members with turn-by-turn navigation
  • Reduce complex training and assessments with return-to-last-stop routing
  • Use best practices to customize safety and risky behaviors reporting by vehicle, season and weather

Make the most of restrictive elected budgets

  • Isolate metrics to calculate snow event costs and make accurate forecasts
  • Measure resources and abrasive costs per event, contract, and season for budgeting
  • Monitor resource utilization to increase the productivity and availability of resources


Fully customizable, scalable automatic vehicle location solution

Mix and match modules based on individual departmental needs, allowing for a higher ROI



Reliability and continuity you can depend upon

Integrated with ArcGIS, AEMP, OEMs and other key partners, FOCUS analyzes your needs and provides tailored solutions that are compliant with your stated requirements


Expert Support

FOCUS is a highly skilled partner with strong implementation, project management expertise and accountability to any customer's SLA

As we like to say, "You need it? We'll deliver."

Speak with a FOCUS Specialist

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