Barry Steinberg started Direct Tire & Auto in 1974 after being drafted and serving in the Vietnam War. He grew the dealership to five locations in the metro Boston area and was named a Tire Review Top Shop Finalist in 2008.
President and CEO Paolo Ferrari says the new organizational structure strikes a balance between execution on Bridgestone's core tire business and the further development of its medium- and long-term sustainable and mobility solutions platforms.
To help us make sense of the supply chain challenges today, Sumitomo Rubber North America's Ron Papcun, senior vice president of operations, explains reasons for supply chain delays, how we got to this point and what we can expect in terms of a "new normal."
Kevin Rohlwing, senior vice president of training for the Tire Industry Association, delves into the challenges and opportunities of transitioning in-person, hands-on TIA training sessions, which made up a majority of its training and a large chunk of its revenue, to a virtual environment.
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