2017 Editions Archives - Tire Review Magazine
How the Department of Labor Helps You Hire Veterans

The Labor Department’s Veterans’ Employment Training Services (VETS) focuses on four key areas to support our nation’s veterans…

Giving Back to Those Who’ve Served: Tiremakers Supporting U.S. Veterans

Throughout history, tire manufacturers have supported the U.S. military in a variety of ways.

Proud To Be An Independent Tire Dealer: Hay Tire Pros

At an age where most people are slowing down and finding a relaxing place to spend their retirement, Henry Hay, 86, is still working hard to stay healthy and to support the thriving business that he built with his son, David Hay, 56.

The Nine Rules of Bearing Replacement

On a typical passenger vehicle weighing around 3,400 pounds, each pair of front-wheel bearings, as well as the rear-wheel or axle bearings, support around 850 pounds depending on the weight distribution and driveline configuration.

Innovations for Forklifts, Skid Steer

Camso, known as the “Road-Free Company,” introduced several innovative new tire designs for both materials handling applications and skid steer equipment at a unique launch event in October at Camp Thunderbird, a YMCA camp just outside of Charlotte, N.C.

Digital POS Systems

While printed work tickets have always been around, a digital point of sale (POS) system might be a better fit for a growing tire retailer looking to enhance their efficiency and profitability. Even shops already using a POS system may be due for a reevaluation of their needs and wants for their system.   

The Importance of Load Ratings: The Unsung Hero of Vehicle Safety

The load index of a tire tells you how much weight the tire can carry. Also known as load rating, the load index is represented by a number that’s found on the tire’s sidewall.

The Most Important Tool in Your Shop

To the best of my knowledge, there is no such thing as an overnight success in the tire business. It just doesn’t happen like that.

Running a Healthy Business: Regular Maintenance for the Body

Tire dealers know as well as anyone the value of keeping tools in tip-top shape. For Scott Omta, owner of Arizona Tire Pros, that applies to his body as much as it does the tools in his shop.

Running a Healthy Business: Culture of Continuous Improvement

K&M Tire, a national tire distributor headquartered in Delphos, Ohio, leads by example when it comes to improving employee health.

Customer Communication Strategies for 2018

The way that consumers research, locate and engage with tire dealerships has changed significantly in recent years.

How to Use Facebook Custom Audiences for Social Target Marketing

There is no doubt that digital advertising it is here to stay. And while there are a plethora of options available to businesses, Google and Facebook have undeniably become two ubiquitous players in the digital landscape.