Whether you’re directing your dealership’s business from the back office or you’re working the sales counter, this section has the information to enhance your company’s image with the consumer, help your operational efficiency and make you more profitable.
A few months ago, Yokohama Tire Corp. relocated its corporate headquarters (HQ) from Fullerton to Santa Ana, Calif., after 28 years. It also moved its Fullerton distribution center (DC) to a new 658,000-square-foot facility in Chino, Calif.
Tags: Jeremy Kahrs, New headquarters, Tire distribution
Tire Centers LLC (TCi) is the first authorized Michelin tire distributor to offer a mobile app for independent tire dealers to view inventory and purchase tires online.
Tags: Daphne Risco, Mobile app, Online Ordering, Vickie Johnson
Worldpac Inc. has opened a new regional distribution center in Santa Cruz, California. The facility offers expanded delivery and service options to local independent automotive repair professionals in the area.
Tags: California, Distribution centers, Worldpac Inc.
ASA Automotive Systems has added vendor 1099 tracking and reporting to its TireMaster software.
Tags: ASA Automotive Systems, Constellation Software Inc., TireMaster software
The Car Care Council Women’s Board Summer Leadership Conference will be held Aug. 13-14, 2015, at the Denver Hyatt in Denver, Colo. The summer conference will offer speakers teaching personal and professional development skills, plus education on the latest trends affecting the automotive industry in the U.S. and abroad.
Tags: Car Care Council, Car Care Council Women’s Board, Conference, Young Auto Care Network Group
"Don’t screw it up.” That was the mantra among the Continental dealers who loved the ExtremeContact DWS. And engineers at Continental listened.
Tags: All-Season Tires, Continental Tire the Americas LLC, Ultra-high performance tires
The new BFGoodrich brand g-Force Comp-2 A/S comes in more sizes, is more durable and has more all-weather capabilities than its predecessor. Michelin North America Inc. says 50% of the volume of the new ultra-high performance Z-rated tire will come from new sizes.
Tags: BFG, BFGoodrich Tires, High Performance Tires, Michelin North America Inc., Passenger tires, Ultra-high performance tires
When Manny Geno took over the family tire business in 2006, he wanted to transform it from a grease monkey, good ol’ boy shop to a destination for customers who need tire and automotive work in the small town of Booneville, Miss.
Tags: American Tire Distributors, Big O Tires, Community Wholesale Tire Inc., Conrad's Tire Service Inc., Independent Tire Dealers, Independent Tire Dealers Group, Jack Williams Tire Co., Joy Kopcha, K & M Tire, Kauffman Tire, Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels, Program groups, SPF Management LLC, TBC Corp., Tire Factory, Tire Solutions, U.S. AutoForce
According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires was down slightly in February. From a volume standpoint, the dealers reported they sold 0.7% fewer tires last month on a year-over-year basis, following a 0.1% increase in January and a 0.7% increase in December.
Tags: Nick Mitchell, Northcoast Research Holdings, Your Marketplace
What do Bachman-Turner Overdrive and Jack Williams Tire Co. Inc. have in common? They both are known for taking care of business.
Tags: Bob Ulrich, Jack Williams Tire Co., News/views
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