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Tires and Wheels

Replacement tire prices are driven by raw material costs, which in CY-2019 were less volatile, but higher nonetheless. Tire prices increased slightly higher than the rate of inflation, which was partially offset by improvements in tread wear longevity.

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Importance of Proper Truck Tire Maintenance

By managing a tire throughout its lifecycle – from selection to removal – fleet managers can make a big impact on the bottom line, all while making mobility more efficient for their fleet.

How Balancing Truck Tires Helps the Bottom Line

Tire balancing has changed over the years – both the techniques used and the reasons for doing it. If you're not balancing your tractor and trailer tire and wheel assemblies, you could be leaving money on the table.

Tire Prices Increase Due to Higher Commodity Costs

Higher commodity prices are putting upward pressure on fleet prices for replacement tires. National accounts are no longer as willing to absorb the majority of price increases, which are between 3%-8% on select tire lines.

What You Don't Know About Your Wheels Can Hurt You

There’s much more to wheel installation — and many more pitfalls to taking shortcuts — than you may think. If you haven’t reviewed your wheel installation procedures lately, here’s something to think about.

Align the Truck Before the Need Arises

Your tires will tell you if your vehicle is running straight and true. Don't wait 'till it's too late. Part 3 in a special National Tire Safety Week series.

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