November 2021 Archives - Tire Review Magazine
Dealer Focus: Philip Biscan, Van’s Tire Pros of Alliance

Since Philip Biscan took over the business from an old family friend in 2018, he’s grown Van’s Tire Pros of Alliance from five employees to 11; from two bays to seven, he says.

Easier Volkswagen TPMS Service

TPMS relearns can be some of the most time-consuming relearns if you don’t follow the necessary procedures.

Consider Software Solutions to Streamline Operations

Representatives from several software providers share how solutions drive efficiency and profitability, as well as what to look for when considering a system in your shop.

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Industrial Tires Get a Lift From Technology

Compound chemistry can have a significant impact on traction and wear resistance, as well as other important features such as non-marking properties.

Finding Your Total Shop Solution

Having reliable equipment is a huge factor in shop capability and productivity, Coats says.

How Data, Analytics Can Boost Profitability for Tire Retailers

By collecting and analyzing data about a dealer’s sales history, inventory levels and market demand, data and analytics platforms can analyze the performance of each dealer’s store and recommend actionable improvement opportunities.

The TPMS and Tire-Life Connection

Tire pressure monitoring systems, although extremely important and a mandated safety requirement on new vehicles sold in the U.S., are still considered a discretionary part by most drivers. This means that TPMS systems are considered “optional” since the vehicle will still run without them fully functioning. Quite frankly, a vehicle will get you from point

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Looking for Opportunities Amid Supply Challenges

While the industry continues to battle supply issues, now is a good time to look at other aspects of your shop that you can control.

How to Start the PPP Loan Payback Process

For many PPP loan recipients, it is time to start the repayment process—or file for PPP loan forgiveness. Read on to find out which portion of your loan may be forgivable and how to apply for forgiveness, as well as how to start the repayment process.