May 2019

Ford F-550 Wins Commercial Truck of the Year

  • May 01, 2019
  • Truck,
commercial truck tire STTC

Work Truck Magazine recently named the Ford F-550 as the 2019 Commercial Truck of the Year. Chosen from a list of 11 contenders, readers selected the F-550 for its unparalleled application effectiveness, durability, quality, servicing, maintenance, and lifecycle costs. As fleet managers seek to reduce overall costs for operations, updating their trucks can be one

Improved Infrastructure Could Save Commercial Truckers Billions on Fuel

  • May 08, 2019
  • Road Service,
improve infrastructure

A recent report from the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) found that improving the nation’s infrastructure could save commercial truckers billions of gallons of fuel each year. Not only would improved infrastructure mean savings on fuel costs, but better roads with less congestion would also increase the lifespan of commercial tires and bring less pollution

Proactive Fleet Maintenance Tips for Reducing Emergencies

  • May 06, 2019
  • Articles,
Proactive Fleet Maintenance Tips for Reducing Emergencies

For fleet managers, few things are more important than saving on maintenance costs — especially as operations costs continue to increase. Finding a semi-truck tire repair center near you can be difficult in an emergency situation, so it’s important to follow these three tips for proactive fleet tire maintenance to conserve your budget and ensure

Using Predictive Maintenance to Reduce Unnecessary Fleet Costs

  • May 03, 2019
  • Articles,
Using Predictive Maintenance to Reduce Unnecessary Fleet Costs

The cost of operating a commercial trucking fleet has dramatically increased in recent years. According to a 2018 report from the Fleet Advantage Whitepaper Series, maintenance and repairs are at the forefront as the highest variable and volatile cost of fleet operation. Preventative maintenance strategies combined with predictive maintenance technologies can help managers save on