Contract Wins

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

Lincolnshire-based Tathwell Farms has chosen Michelin AxioBib 2 tyres for its New Holland tractor and Michelin TrailXBib VF tyres for its new Horsch Avatar drill. 

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are ready to go for the approvals ex works for Continental’s AllSeasonContact and EcoContact 6 for its VW Caddy. The tyres have low rolling resistance and an ‘A’ EU tyre label due to their high energy efficiency.  

Michelin’s Quality Centre programme has gained another new quality centre base in the form of Scottish Highlands-based Invergordon.

Remondis Südwestfalen GmbH, a waste management company based in the Soest region in Germany, is opting for Continental’s Conti360° Solutions, commenting that “the package of services comprising tyres, digital solutions and ContiLifeCycle makes total sense for us”.

Scania’s Austrian and German fleets have been benefitting from the Conti360º Solutions Service from Continental for its tyre management and have noticed improved customer satisfaction thanks to the transparent cost and fuel efficiency that is offered by the programme.

Ensignbus is committing to another five years of the supply, fitting and management of Michelin tyres with a new Effitires contract.

Telford-based A-Star Transport has fitted Wheely-Safe’s wheel loss and tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) to its vehicles after seeing the cost benefits, simplicity and cost-effectiveness of Wheely-Safe’s tyre solutions.

Bridgestone’s long-term approach to demonstrating cost savings through its products and services secured a prestigious commercial fleet with MA & HV Medler.

Tyre Maintenance is now employing all of its operational functionality via TiDaeX through a subscription to the open-access, e-jobsheet app for its commercial tyre servicing operations, supported by the introduction of a new group call centre.

As an ‘anchor partner’ of STARTUP AUTOBAHN, which has access to more than 30,000 startups, the Bridgestone mobility solutions partnership allows for scouting of relevant startups, piloting future joint technologies and development of market-ready innovations.

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