February 2020

2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

  • February 27, 2020
  • News, Tire Retreading, Tire Service,
2020 Best Practices for OTR Tire Maintenance

When it comes to off-the-road (OTR) tires, fleet managers need to make sure they get the most out of their investment. That means implementing a maintenance plan to ensure earthmover tires stay in good working condition for the long-term. Get the most out of your OTR tires in 2020 by following the guidelines below.  


7 Most Important Pieces of Commercial Truck Equipment

  • February 13, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
commercial truck tires

Taking proper care of your commercial trucks starts by understanding what components matter most for safe, reliable operation. Within the broad spectrum of commercial trucks lies a common thread of the most critical components essential for top performance. Fleet managers in all industries can rest assured that these seven key commercial truck components will always


Balancing Commercial Tire Traction & Fuel Efficiency

  • February 10, 2020
  • Category for Blog posts related to Commercial Truck Tires,
Tire Traction & Fuel Efficiency

Tire Traction & Fuel Efficiency: These two factors are often the top concern for fleet managers. Recent developments in tire manufacturing have led to a new generation of commercial tires capable of enhancing both traction and fuel efficiency. This helps fleet managers save money on operational costs while maintaining compliance with the guidelines set forth


How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

  • February 17, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
How to Estimate the Useful Life of Your Commercial Truck Tires

For fleet managers, few things are more important than ensuring their commercial truck tires are safe and reliable. That’s why it’s crucial for fleets to understand the life cycle of their truck tires so they know when it’s time to replace them. There are many signs that fleet managers can watch out for that will


How to Implement Corrosion Prevention for Your Commercial Truck Fleet

  • February 10, 2020
  • Articles,
How to Implement Corrosion Prevention for Your Commercial Truck Fleet

When it comes to protecting your commercial trucks, one area that fleet managers often overlook is corrosion prevention. Largely comprised of metallic materials, commercial trucks are extremely susceptible to corrosion cause by rain, snow, road chemicals and other wet-weather conditions. Implementing an effective corrosion prevention strategy is the only way to protect against unnecessary damage


Understanding Your Metrics to Improve Fleet Performance

  • February 03, 2020
  • Truck,
Metrics to Improve Fleet Performance

In order to improve fleet performance and profitability, managers must carefully analyze essential data about each aspect of their fleet’s operations, from driver behavior, to semi-truck tire repair requests. A telematics system can automate this process; however, these systems can be quite costly — especially for smaller fleets. Instead, using a simple spreadsheet to capture


What Matters Most When Buying a Semi-Truck?

  • February 20, 2020
  • Articles, Truck,
What Matters Most When Buying a Semi-Truck?

If you’re expanding your commercial fleet or are planning ahead for equipment replacement, you’ll likely need to purchase a semi-truck in the near future. While adding a semi-truck to your fleet’s family can be exciting, it’s important for fleet managers to understand what matters most when making such a purchase. By following the guidelines below,


Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

  • February 24, 2020
  • Articles, Tire Service, Truck,
Why Truck Tire Retreading is Better Than Ever

Back when our truck tire retreading business was a simple 3,000-square-foot retread shop in rural Pennsylvania, retread tires weren’t exactly renowned for their safety and reliability. Antiquated retreading practices did little to factor out human error, often resulting in low-quality materials not suitable for widespread commercial use. However, recent advancements in truck tire retreading have