Overpriced or Undervalued?
When Bridgestone recently announced that it would increase prices in Europe it was the latest in a string of decisions by tyre manufacturers around the world. It seems that no matter where in the world a company is based, companies cannot avoid the increased price of raw materials and particularly natural rubber, synthetic rubber and steel. But T&A would like to know what you think about the recent spate of price increases issued by manufacturers around the world? Are they a necessary evil, a stealth tax on distributors or just the result of prudent financial planning on the part of the manufacturing business? To place your vote and leave your opinion click here.