Void? Black hole? Dealers need tires!
Everyone wants tires out there -- even the tire manufacturers.
With demand easily outpacing supply, the independent tire dealer needs product. After reducing their inventories last year, tiremakers are selling what they can manufacture, and are trying to make more.
What's a tire dealer to do? Based on past experience, it's probable overseas tire companies will try to gain footholds in the United States.
For more on the hot-button topic, check out Modern Tire Dealer Editor Bob Ulrich's latest blog, "With tire demand greater than supply, who will fill the void?"
And feel free to add your two cents (maybe five cents because of inflation) to the issue by leaving a comment!