Love’s Travel Stops, which carries a full line of Double Coin commercial truck tires, has opened seven Travel Stops in recent weeks in seven states with Speedco tire and mechanical services on site, including tire, lube and light mechanical services on a 24/7 basis.
Tire Business magazine got it right — For 2021, tire price increases joined death and taxes as things one couldn’t avoid! Unfortunately, 2022 (at least the first half) looks like more of the same.
Good news for Double Coin customers who travel Southern highways. Love’s Travel Stops has added Speedco truck services at three of its travel stops in Florida, Louisiana and Tennessee.
Love’s Travel Stops, which carries Double Coin tires, has replaced a retread plant and distribution center in Texas with a twice larger, 200,000-square-foot facility in El Reno, OK.
Freight rates on the open market have gone crazy! The ports are all swamped and container ships are anchored offshore waiting to drop inbound containers. The good news is . . . CMA/Double Coin is better positioned than most tire manufacturers to keep our TBR and OTR customers supplied.
Analysts are mixed on the 2021 trucking freight outlook, but agree that constraints exist, including tire supply. We’re doing our part at CMA/Double Coin; our new highly advanced plant is producing 4,000 TBR and OTR tire units each day!
Driver shortages . . . it’s a huge topic of discussion at every trucking conference, including the recent CCJ Spring Symposium held in Birmingham which was co-sponsored by Double Coin Tires.
Remember when tennis star Andre Agassi said “image is everything” in the Canon TV ads back in the 90’s? That certainly applies to the current perception problem for technical careers in the trucking industry.
Social media has become an important communications channel for the trucking industry with people sharing information and making valuable business connections. Just look at the Facebook communities of the major truck manufacturers — very robust online communities with tens of thousands of fans.
Double Coin tires deliver exceptional value for a wide variety of commercial applications, including trucking, construction, mining, ports and agriculture. Our goal is to provide valuable information for those working in these industries.