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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


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


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


Balancing Commercial Tire Traction & Fuel Efficiency

  • February 10, 2020
  • 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


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


Low Rolling Resistance Commercial Truck Tires – 2019 Market Analysis

  • January 27, 2020
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Low Rolling Resistance Commercial Truck Tires

While the trade war between China and the United States continues to impact the commercial truck tire market, one segment has managed surprising growth in 2019. Low rolling resistance truck and bus radial tires have surged during the past few years and the market is expected to grow exponentially through to 2024. According to the


How Can Truck Tire Retreading Maximize the Casing Value?

  • January 20, 2020
  • Tire Retreading,
Can Truck Tire Retreading Maximize the Casing Value

When it comes to fleet managers’ budgets, tire repair and maintenance are among the top concerns. Truck tire retreading programs are a great way to reduce the total cost of tire repair and maintenance needs for commercial fleets. However, the key to a successful retreading program is having a high-quality casing to start. While the


New Technology Help Makes Tire Retreading Safer

  • January 13, 2020
  • Tire Retreading,
Technology Help Tire Retreading

Recent technological advancements have introduced a safer, more reliable method for tire retreading that results in retread tires comparable to their newer counterparts. Especially as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) increases its focus on fuel economy and reduced carbon emissions, advancements in retreading can help fleet managers maintain compliance with environmental standards while keeping tire


All You Need to Know About Low Sidewall OTR Tires

  • January 03, 2020
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
All You Need to Know About Low Sidewall OTR Tires

If your fleet operates within the off-the-road (OTR) industry, you already know how important proper tire selection is. It’s imperative for fleet managers to keep up with industry trends and products to ensure they’re allocating their tire budget wisely. Recent industry developments have introduced a new application for low sidewall OTR tires outside of their


How Mounting & Alignment Affect Wear & Tear for Semi-Truck Tires

  • December 27, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires, Truck,
How Mounting & Alignment Affect Wear & Tear for Semi-Truck Tires

One of the biggest hassles for fleet managers is maintaining the integrity of their vehicles and tires. Many fleets mistakenly believe that the costs of temporarily taking a vehicle off the road far outweigh the benefits that proper mounting and alignment can provide. Because the kinetic forces surging through a truck’s suspension are much stronger