Saint-Gobain knew it needed a joined-up approach to driver agency requirements, so it turned to Driver Exchange and together they proved to the judges a successful use of technology When it comes to winning the Best Use of Technology Award it is worth remembering that key word: use. The judges were not looking for the best technology, or the most exciting out-there ideas; it’s the practical application of technology to the everyday success of a logistics and distribution business. That is exactly […]
As the world’s largest new tyre manufacturer, turning over $28bn (£22bn) a year, it might seem surprising that Bridgestone also has a significant retread operation. It purchased global cold cure retread franchise Bandag, largely for its huge US operation, and acquired UK hot cure specialist Bulldog in Bourne, Lincolnshire. The fortunes of truck tyre retreaders have waxed and waned in the past decade as a period of high prices and shortages of new tyres prior to 2011 has since been […]
Leading tyre brands Bridgestone and Goodyear have introduced new products designed to cut costs for CV operators.
Ryder has claimed that the number of tyre-related breakdowns for its customers have fallen 28% since it launched an initiative to maximise fleet uptime with Bridgestone.