The following factors combine to make society as a whole and business in particular tremendously vulnerable to weather
The following factors combine to make society as a whole and business in particular tremendously vulnerable to weather.
- Over the last ten years, the weather in some areas is becoming increasingly severe, with more tornadoes and hurricanes.
- Business and people continue to flock to hurricane-prone states.
- Just-in-time inventories, airline-hub systems, double-stack railcars, deregulation of the wholesale electric industry and other new business practices have greatly increased the exposure of many industries to adverse weather.
In-depth studies of how weather affects business
To meet these challenges, WeatherData's Consulting and Research Group melds the best of business thinking and analysis with the best of meteorological science and technology. Our team of innovative business consultants implements systems that anticipate problems and mitigate damages. In some cases, we alert you to potential dangers you didn't even know you faced.
Our high-level consulting is particularly useful to industries such as marketing, insurance and law. With affiliates in Illinois and Louisiana, we can provide you with valuable expertise on a national basis.
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