The world of retreading looks a lot like the rest of the U.S. tire industry. Customer demand is strong, but the supply side of the equation has been problematic. One issue is tread rubber. As one retreader puts it, his business is focusing “on maintaining customers, while our rubber supplier hurts us with terrible fill rates.”
Fuel prices are in the headlines now, but Dorsey Tire Co. Inc. was tracking incredible increases well before Russia waged war in Ukraine. In January, the tire dealership’s year-over-year fuel costs had increased 70%.
The latest technology at Dorsey Tire Co. Inc. improves the speed and accuracy of emergency roadside service calls. And it’s in the hands, or more accurately, in the Apple iPad Air 2 screen tablets, of 25 service technicians.