Contract Wins

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

John Sutch Cranes has confirmed it will specify Michelin tyres across its fleet of mobile cranes, tractor units, trailers and rigid trucks, after a trial set of Michelin tyres covered more than twice the distance normally achieved from the firm’s previous tyre of choice. 

A family owned and run motorcycle racing team competing in the British Superbike Championship has replaced the Michelin steer tyres on its 1995 Mercedes-Benz 814 transporter after more than 300,000km in service. The truck is used to carry the team and its equipment to circuits across the UK, Ireland and the continent. 

Thanks to the advantages of Effitrailer, J.M. Arévalo, founded in 2003, in Sedaví, will be able to detect and control any incidents that may appear in their fleet, helping to improve maintenance and reduce overall costs. 

Aberdeen City Council are fitting the latest in Wheely-Safe technology for their entire HGV fleet, having been impressed with the technology that was installed on their light commercials last year. The intelligent Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) will be fitted on more than 100 HGVs  – including refuse collection vehicles, road maintenance trucks, road sweepers, tippers and tankers.

 

Staffordshire-based N.S. Clarke Transport has specified Michelin tyres as original equipment across 30 new Volvo FH 6x2 500hp tractors joining its fleet, praising the tyre company for its notable pence per kilometre running costs. 

In the upcoming season 2020, BKT is going to support the Mumbai Indians, Chennai Super Kings, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab, Kolkata Knight Riders and Rajasthan Royals teams  - all star teams of the Indian Cricket T-20 League. 

After Maxam and Interpneu Handelsgesellschaft recently announced that they would not extend their exclusive contract, the new marketer of Maxam products has now been confirmed. From 1st August, Wenzel Industrie GmbH, part of the ONYX Group since 2017, has taken over the exclusive marketing in the Germany, Austria and Switzerland DACH region.

Mid Beds Tyres is benefiting from improved traction and an increased range of up to 40 miles per tank of fuel, since replacing the original equipment tyres on its MAN TGE 4x4 van, with a set of Michelin Agilis CrossClimates. 

Supply chain logistics provider Fowler Welch has extended its long-running tyre fitment and management contract with Continental Tyres subsidiary and retread specialist Bandvulc. 

Michelin is now supplying tyres for BNP Paribas Rental Solutions’ UK fleet, as part of a new agreement.

 

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