Commercial Truck Tires

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


Latest Data Shows 81.4% of Scrap Tires Produced are Re-Used

  • December 31, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
81.4% of Scrap Tires Produced are Re-Used

Bethlehem, PA-based suppliers of commercial truck tires, STTC has recently highlighted a study showing that 81.4% of scrap tires produced are now being reused. The study, by USTMA (U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association) shows that over 81% of the scrap tires in the U.S. now have a useful end-of-life role in asphalt, rubberized playgrounds , and


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


Mismatched Duals Spell Trouble for Commercial Truck Tires

  • July 22, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Mismatched Duals Spell Trouble for Commercial Truck Tires

In a dual assembly commercial truck, even the smallest differences between tires can cause major problems for fleets. From unnecessary replacements to lost productivity and profitability, mismatched duals should be on every fleet manager’s list of top things to avoid. Dangers of Mismatched Duals A dual assembly truck means that the load-carrying capacity of two


Our Commercial Truck Tires Experts Highlight the State of the Industry

  • May 21, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Latests stats inthe trucking industry

If you’re considering entering the trucking industry, whether as a driver or an operator, it’s important to know more about the industry and the changes ahead. Our team at STTC has significant experience in the industry, and we’re known as experts on commercial truck tires and tire systems. In this post, we’ll highlight some of


Our Experts for Commercial Truck Tires Explain 25 Ways Reduce Truck Fleet Costs

  • June 28, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
25 Ways to Reduce Truck Fleet Costs

Your truck fleet requires continuous assessment to ensure that you’re achieving full value for your money. Our experts for commercial truck tires at STTC are leaders in the fleet management field, and in this latest post, we’re highlighting 25 ways to reduce truck fleet costs. Maintenance Use a preventative maintenance program to minimize downtime and


Our Experts for Commercial Truck Tires Present Interesting Facts about 18 Wheelers

  • December 03, 2018
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
interesting facts about 18 wheelers

18-wheelers are now driven across the country for safe and effective transportation of goods. Read more about 18-wheelers and their value in the marketplace within this latest post from our experts for commercial truck tires highlight interesting facts about 18-wheelers.   The invention of the semi truck   The invention of the semi-truck is attributed


Over 1,700 Scrap Tires Collected Across City-Wide Tire Disposal Days

  • December 17, 2020
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Over 1,700 Scrap Tires Collected Across City-Wide Tire Disposal Days

Across the United States as of 2003, the EPA and Rubber Manufacturers Association reports that there are 290 million discarded tire in landfills, stockpiles and illegal dumping sites. While more than 80% of these tires are recycled, others remain scrap or go unused. Tires include standard automobile tires, semi truck tires, off the road tires


Preventative Maintenance to Improve Commercial Trucking Productivity

  • July 08, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Preventative Maintenance to Improve Commercial Trucking Productivity

Implementing a preventative maintenance plan for commercial trucking fleets is a smart way for managers to save money and be proactive about their repair and maintenance needs. Keeping up with a preventative maintenance schedule will also improve your fleet’s productivity as breakdowns become more infrequent. Read on to learn more about how to implement a


Reducing Costs for Commercial Truck Tires: Guide to Commercial Budgeting in 2019 for Fleet Operators

  • March 18, 2019
  • Commercial Truck Tires,
Reducing commercial truck tire costs for 2019

Whether you have five vehicles in your fleet or 100, following effective business practices is essential to long-term success of your fleet operations. Our team at STTC has many years of experience in guiding clients on their need for commercial truck tires and maintenance and we assist fleets in planning for the long-term. In this