Tag: John Parker

Infrastructure developments, key appointments show Kirkby moving forward

Infrastructure developments, key appointments show Kirkby moving forward

10th October 2016 |

For Liverpool based wholesaler Kirkby Tyres, 2016 has become something of a landmark year. The company is currently undergoing a major infrastructure development that includes a major Warehouse Management System (WMS), and Kirkby has also made key personnel appointments, including a new director of business development & special projects.

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TWG chairman solidifies stance against ‘pop-up pushers’ of part-worn tyres

TWG chairman solidifies stance against ‘pop-up pushers’ of part-worn tyres

7th October 2016 |

The NTDA Tyre Wholesale Group annual lunch saw greatly increased numbers alongside enhanced association support in its new position the day before the Tyre Industry Conference (5 October 2016), and location (the Hilton Birmingham Metropole adjacent to the NEC). The group chairman, Kirkby Tyres’ John Parker, presented his third – and potentially final – annual survey of the UK wholesale landscape. His topics included part-worn tyres, against which he joined the NTDA in taking a more radically oppositional stance, commented on the coming challenges and perhaps opportunities of Brexit, and the role of wholesalers in the e-commerce age.

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John Parker joins Kirkby Tyres

21st July 2016 |

Kirkby Tyres has appointed John Parker as director of business development and special projects effective from 2 August 2016.

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Annaite CV tyre fitments help present an all-encompassing range – RH Claydon

Annaite CV tyre fitments help present an all-encompassing range – RH Claydon

3rd March 2016 |

RH Claydon, one of the UK's leading independent specialist tyre wholesalers, believes its wide range of brands and fitments within its extensive truck tyre portfolio meets the needs and requirements of its customers within the light and heavy bus and truck tyre market. This selection encompasses “premier” to “value” ends of the marketplace, sales & marketing director at the wholesaler, John Parker told Tyres & Accessories, with the brands Annaite, Basoon, Infinity, Lassa and Windpower. The wholesaler has recently extended its delivery reach in one of the more remote regions of the UK, launching a delivery service in Devon and Cornwall.

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RH Claydon launches new Devon and Cornwall delivery service

4th January 2016 |

RH Claydon is introducing a regular delivery service to Devon and parts of Cornwall, via the firm’s own delivery vehicles, from 1 February 2016.

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TWG chairman on 2015: Tough, but good

TWG chairman on 2015: Tough, but good

18th November 2015 |

2015 marks the end of the era. I am not referring to the departure of any key executives, although there have been those. Neither I am talking about the mergers and acquisitions that have taken place – and there have been those too. Rather, I am referring to the fact that November 2015 marked the last time that the NTDA Tyre Wholesaler’s Group (TWG) are gathering for a standalone meeting and annual dinner in November. Instead, as chairman John Parker explained in his speech, the event will be reformatted and move to the day before the NTDA annual conference and Tyre Industry Awards in order to facilitate a more efficient use of everyone’s times and travelling abilities. In addition to updating members and guests on the latest developments from within the TWG, Tyres & Accessories was present to hear Parker give a wholesales-eye-view summary of what has been happening in the market, with part worn tyres and within the wider NTDA.

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RH Claydon to increase presence, display key truck brands at CV Show

RH Claydon to increase presence, display key truck brands at CV Show

27th March 2015 |

RH Claydon will exhibit its key truck brands with an increased presence at April’s CV Show. In its 62nd year of trading, the wholesaler states that it has witnessed an expansion of its commercial vehicle tyre business in recent years. RHC holds an extensive range of brands, specialising in the commercial, agricultural and specialist segments. It says its portfolio is designed to meet the requirements of the light and heavy truck tyre distributor, service provider and end user.

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RH Claydon goes to LAMMA with full brand portfolio

8th January 2015 |

A major UK wholesalers in the agricultural tyre segment, RH Claydon will exhibit at LAMMA in late January with 62 years’ experience behind them. The company boasts a wide range of brands and fitments to meet the needs and requirements of the sector; sales and marketing director, John Parker said, “the agricultural or (off-highway) market is what we do best and is definitely the area that the industry judges to be our core sphere of expertise.”

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Tyre labelling ‘debacle’; ‘4-6.5m part worn tyre sales’

Tyre labelling ‘debacle’; ‘4-6.5m part worn tyre sales’

27th November 2014 |

RH Claydon’s John Parker gave his first Tyre Wholesalers Group speech as chairman at the group’s annual lunch in November. Parker covered the current state of the market, before summing up current views on part worn tyres and tyre labelling, the latter of which he labelled a “debacle”. Attending the event, Tyres & Accessories reports the contents of Parker’s speech below. Parker contextualised what he had to say with current UK market figures. Saying that the consumer tyre replacement market has “stabilised at about 34m units give or take”, he reserved judgement on whether this represented a corner starting to be turned, while noting that this did not take into account part worn sales.

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What is a premium brand?

What is a premium brand?

25th November 2013 |

In his last speech as chair of the NTDA Tyre Wholesalers Group (TWG), Ashley Croft addressed the proverbial elephant in the room by asking what constitutes a premium brand. The outgoing also used the platform provided by the group’s annual luncheon to questions of labelling, legislation, enforcement and to introduce RH Claydon’s John Parker as the new TWG chairman.

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RH Claydon displays Basoon range at CV Show

30th May 2013 |

Wholesaler RH Claydon exhibited a number of exclusive brands, including the new Basoon range. John Parker, business development and purchasing director, showed a sample selection of the range, attracting a lot of attention, especially from visitors looking for a value for money TBR product. “The Basoon range is expertly manufactured in China under the direction of SD-International implementing innovative European design engineering techniques with all tyres being rigorously tested and approved for all quality control legislation. The range consists of ten pattern options covering all truck and trailer applications.”

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RH Claydon promotes two manangers

9th December 2011 |

RH Claydon Ltd has promoted Colin Clements and John Parker, two long standing members of its management team to the position of director.

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RH Claydon Invests In Renault Van Fleet

15th September 2006 |

Bury St Edmunds based R H Claydon distributes tyres from its headquarters and a further four branches across the UK using a fleet of over 30 vehicles, the majority of which are Renault Master vans. The fleet has grown in recent years as R H Claydon has supplied customers in new areas.

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New Business Development Manager at RH Claydon

8th December 2005 |

RH Claydon Ltd has appointed John Parker as business development manager. The decision is effective from 1 January 2006. In this role Parker will be responsible for the companies equity and wholesale major accounts throughout the UK and Ireland.

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