Michelin North America Inc. has worked to make the application and billing process easier for owner-operators and fleets to use the Michelin Advantage program.
The more than 100,000 trucks that use the Comdata MyFleet card will have their choice of 4,000+ locations to choose from for their tire buying — including truck stops and commercial tire dealers.
International Marketing Inc., more commonly known as IMI, has launched is redesigned website, which is focused on providing solutions to the toughest challenges faced by fleets.
TravelCenters of America LLC is continuing its aggressive march into the commercial tire dealer market. Barry Richards, executive vice president, says the almost-year-old TA Service Commercial Tire Network is "on the right course."
GCR Tires & Service (GCR), a division of Bridgestone Americas Inc., is guiding commercial tire customers to its stores using a new route planner tool on its website.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. is adding a premium long-haul tire and a service management tool to its Total Solution program for trucking fleets.
Net trailer orders for March 2013 were down 6% month over month and 12% year over year. This update on industry performance was reported in the latest State of the Industry: U.S. Trailers published by Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research Co.
Service Tire Truck Centers (STTC) has released its Road Assist App for IPhones and Droids to give commercial truck drivers and fleet dispatchers instant access to the closest STTC location. The app shows all locations and also the closest STTC location along with an easy dialing feature, address and directions.
According to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research, September, 2012’s weak performance all but wiped out the gains that had been made in the Classes 3-8 used truck market the prior three months.
Class 8 new and net orders continued to soften in September as the perceived threat of bad economic news impacts potential truck buyers.
Net orders for trailers jumped 11% month over month in September, 2012, rising to 16,990 units. That is a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 224,800 units, according to Americas Commercial Trucking (ACT) Research Co.
Accuride Corp., a supplier of components to the North American commercial vehicle industry, has introduced new corporate branding and unveiled a suite of new websites for the company and its business units.
The commercial trailer sector ended 2011 on solid footing and is well positioned for the third year of growth in the current cyclical recovery.