Contract Wins

This news category focuses on the latest contract news between fleets and tyre manufacturers in the commercial tyre industry.

Following the successful integration between TiDaeXTM  and Bridgestone’s FleetBridge system, Redpath Tyres is leveraging its use of e-jobsheet to connect directly with FleetBridge to secure greater shared data accuracy and efficiency between its business and Bridgestone Europe.  

Pirelli and Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, today announced a new partnership that aims to help commercial fleets across the globe improve their operating efficiency and sustainability.  

Van den Bosch, one of Europe's largest logistics service providers in the field of liquid & dry bulk, has opted for an extension of its collaboration with the German tyre manufacturer Continental. In addition to the delivery of premium truck and trailer tyresContinental also takes care of the entire European tyre management of Van den Bosch within this partnership. 

Investment already recouped in the second year of use: Haulage company Eggers Spedition GmbH relies on digital tyre management system ContiConnectThey’re seeing high cost savings thanks to fewer punctures, longer mileage and impressive fuel savings. 

Hankook and Daimler have extended their collaboration once again, marking nearly a decade-long partnership. The Hankook original fitment portfolio for Daimler AG includes the tyre families; e-cube MAX for long-haul traffic, SmartWork for construction site applications and SmartFlex as an all-year solution.  

Hankook is supplying various treads patterns of its truck tyre portfolio to the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania as well as MAN Truck & Bus AG, which belongs to the Volkswagen Group, as Original Equipment (OE)

Abellio Bus has continued its partnership with Michelin Services and Solutions. Michelin will continue to manage all tyres for Abeillo’s 800-strong bus fleet, which both sides estimate will cumulatively save around 900,000 kilogrammes of CO2. Abellio will also use Michelin’s newly-launched electric vehicle tyre, the X InCity EV Z for around 120 of its fleet starting 2022.

Local independent tyre expert Newtown Tyres Powys is rolling out CAM’s fitter-force in connection with e-jobsheet into its business to deliver an advanced, intuitive, user-friendly experience at point-of-sale which also will manage its mobile fitters effectively out on the road. 

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a strategic collaboration with Plus (formerly Plus.ai), a global provider of self-driving truck technology, to provide optimized, autonomous trucking solutions that elevate the intelligent and connected transformation of the logistics industry. 

Nine months after signing a three-year tyre-supply deal with Continental Tyres, Lime Logistics and TD Express are enjoying all the benefits that the tyre and technology provider can bring.  

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