The execution of on-time deliveries and seamless operations is paramount, ensuring that fleets never act as a bottleneck and hinder the daily duties of its customer base. As your truck tires cover mile after mile, it’s important for them to operate efficiently and productively within spec. Issues such as overloading, imbalanced weight distribution, and under-inflated […]
Achieving optimal tire load capacity is a crucial balancing act that every fleet strives to master. The load on the tires directly impacts profitability, the environment and the fleet’s operational efficiency. It is essential to maximize each delivery’s potential while preserving tire performance, minimizing wear and prioritizing safety. Tire load capacity is defined as the […]
The most common argument for not using retreads is cost. However, as long as the casing is in good shape, retreads are an excellent, cost-saving option. They cost less to produce than new tires, and that savings is passed on to a dealer’s fleet customers. Retreads typically cost as much as 30% to 50% less […]
Tire pressure, or a lack thereof, can be a significant driver of overall fuel consumption. In fact, research from NACFE reveals that a 0.5-1.0% increase in fuel consumption is seen in vehicles running with tires underinflated by just 10 PSI. It is important to note the council also found about one in five trailers are […]
As tire technology, construction and building processes continue to evolve, three-belt tire technology has become the standard in commercial trucking. The high-strength steel fibers of a tire belt play an important role in the durability and longevity of your customer’s tire investment. With higher fuel costs and government regulations around truck tires, the benefits of […]
The off-the-road (OTR) and specialty tire market is enjoying high demand for its products, although supply-chain disruption continues to be a challenge, according to Tire Business magazine.
Talk to trucking professionals who’ve ridden on Double Coin’s RLB400 closed shoulder drive tire and you hear such superlatives as “great wear,” “dependable traction” and “sturdy casing” for retreading.
Nonresidential construction companies are optimistic about the next six months despite the risk of recession, according to ABC (Associated Builders and Contractors).
Fleet costs are going through the roof. Fuel prices are setting record highs and strained supply chains create unique challenges. Fleets that don’t manage their biggest spends, like tires, will feel the brunt of today’s market increases. That’s why it’s important to have a holistic tire program that offers a bird’s eye view of overall […]
If you live in one of the country’s top metro areas, the presence of cranes looming over the urban landscape is a ubiquitous sight these days. In fact, the value of commercial and multifamily construction starts rose 24% in the first half of 2022 compared to the same period last year in the country’s top […]
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Double Coin ‘s Aaron Murphy talks to @MTDMagazine Tire Dealer about challenges and opportunities in the commercial truck tire market.
Truck Tire Manufacturers Talk Challenges, Opportunities
Several challenges face the commercial truck tire market, but there are opportunities, too, as tire manufacturers and …