April 2019

10 Fuel-Saving Techniques to Make Your Fleet More Efficient

  • April 29, 2019
  • Articles,

It’s no secret that operations costs for commercial trucking fleets have dramatically increased in the past few years. Fleet managers need alternative methods to help stretch their budgets and improve efficiency. These 10 fuel-saving techniques will help you save money on fuel costs for your fleet, reduce your semi truck tire repair costs, and improve


10 Ways to Slow Commercial Trucking Tire Wear and Tear

  • April 11, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
trucking tire wear and tear

Fleet managers know that tire depreciation can negatively impact profitability. Replacement tires alone are the second-largest operating expense for fleets. The TIA-certified tire technicians at STTC understand how to get the most out of your tire life. We’ve developed ten helpful tips for extending the life of your commercial trucking tires. Maintaining Proper Inflation Inflation


Biggest Challenges Facing Commercial Fleet Managers

  • April 05, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
commerical fleet managers

As commercial fleet managers struggle to balance cost and productivity, industry leaders are faced with unique challenges. Rising operations costs, driver safety, and repair truck availability are some of the biggest challenges facing commercial fleet managers. Commercial truck service centers like STTC are helping fleet managers combat these problems by providing them with accessible and


Fuel Savings vs. Tire Life: The Truth of LRR for Commercial Truckers

  • April 03, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
fuel savings vs life tire

Low-rolling-resistance (LRR) tires have become a source of some controversy for commercial trucking fleet managers. While LRR tires tout better fuel economy, fleet managers are wary about purchasing these more expensive alternatives due to their perceived lower tread life. It’s true that paying more for a tire that doesn’t last as long seems like a


Global Retread Tires Market Forecast

  • April 26, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,

Future Market Insights recently released a report which analyzed the global retread tires market over the next 10 years, from 2018 – 2028. Overall, the retread tire market is set to grow at a CAGR of 4.6% during the forecast period.   Among end use segments, heavy commercial vehicles are expected to grow tremendously in terms


Retread Tire Market To Grow by 4.6% Per Year Through 2028

  • April 08, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,
retread tire

According to a recent report released by Future Market Insights, the premier provider of market intelligence and consulting services, the long-term outlook of the global retread market is increasingly positive, with market value projected to grow at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6% per year through 2028. During this forecast period, the heavy


The History of Retread Tires in America

  • April 23, 2019
  • Tire Retreading,
retread tires over new tires

Tire retreading has evolved tremendously since its inception in the 1900s. While its checkered past may cause skepticism from commercial truckers, retreading has come a long way and is an excellent option for extending the life of your fleet’s tires.   The Early Days   Back when roads were unpaved and riddled with hazards, even


Why Every Trucker Should Have a Roadside Assistance Provider

  • April 15, 2019
  • Road Service,
roadside assistance provider

Every fleet manager should establish a relationship with a roadside assistance provider. The road ahead can be unpredictable, and ensuring your truckers are safe during their travels starts with a good working relationship with your roadside assistance provider. From mechanical troubles to tire replacements, having the right professionals available when you need them can prevent