The motto of Pit Stop Auto Repair, a rapidly expanding tire dealership in Florida, is "give and grow." Joe Ramsay, Pit Stop Auto Repair's owner, discusses how making it easy to give back to the community creates happier, more productive employees.
Jason Roanhouse, executive director, Bandag operations, Bridgestone Americas Inc., explains why we are seeing an “unprecedented increase” in truck tire retread usage. He also discusses new legislation that will incentivize fleets to run retreads and more.
The labor shortage is something that dealers have been struggling with for quite some time. Julie Holmes of Virginia Tire & Auto is trying to recruit more women to decrease this labor shortage and increase the number of women in the automotive industry.
Josh Drown, ag tire expert and regional sales associate for BKT, discusses the differences between bias and radial harvester tires, when to recommend a bias tire or a radial tire, the benefits of IF and VF technology and more.
In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, Mark Pereira, director of marketing for Sailun Tire Americas, discusses the differences between electric vehicle (EV) tires and standard tires, the mentality of EV owners and more.
Can store owners and managers accidentally create disengaged employees? Mike Townsend says yes. He explains why - and what you can do to prevent this from happening - in this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show.
Not all salespeople are created equal. In this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show, Dennis McCarron tells you how to identify high-potential members of your sales team and then elevate them to the next level of performance.
It's been one year since Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. finalized its acquisition of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. How's the integration of Cooper into Goodyear going? And what's next? Analyst John Healy shares what he knows in this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show.
Despite numerous challenges, the North American truck tire market is red-hot right now. Walt Weller of CMA/Double Coin explains why - and what dealers can expect next - in this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show.
Is leadership overrated? Tire industry consultant Greg Ring says yes, but not for the reasons you might expect. He explains more - and discusses what true business leadership looks like - in this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show.
Tire dealerships continue to buy other tire dealerships. And more commercial tire operations are getting in on the action. M&A expert Michael McGregor explains why in this episode of The Modern Tire Dealer Show.
Dale Donovan, owner of Donovan's Auto & Tire Center, switched to a five-day work week several years ago. He says it was one of the best business decisions he's ever made. Find out why in this interview.
Scott Holub, manager of technical services, BKT, discusses what to keep in mind when picking and recommending the best OTR tire for customers' applications, why TMPH is important, after-sale service and more.
Danny Smith of Same Day Tire and Auto Repair changed his approach with his workers more than a decade ago, and he is still reaping the rewards for that decision. We talk with him on this week's Modern Tire Dealer Show.
When it comes to the shortage of automotive technicians, it's easy to focus on doom and gloom. But tire dealers need solutions to feed and fill their pipeline, and we've got some ideas courtesy of the experts at the TechForce Foundation.