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Go-Ahead renews Michelin solutions contract

Go-Ahead renews Michelin solutions contract

29th September 2016 | 0 Comments

UK transport company Go-Ahead will continue a 20-year relationship with Michelin after agreeing a three-year contract for the continued support of Michelin solutions’ Effitires comprehensive tyre management programme. The price-per-mile deal will cover 100 per cent of Go-Ahead’s expanding bus fleet – 4,800 vehicles – operating from more than 50 depots around the country. The Effitires contract offers a combination of outsourced tyre procurement and management solutions, helping keep Go-Ahead’s mix of single and double-decker buses on the road as they transport more than two million passengers daily.

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Iveco chooses Michelin OE tyres for Stralis XP truck

Iveco chooses Michelin OE tyres for Stralis XP truck

16th June 2016 | 0 Comments

The New Iveco Stralis XP heavy truck will fit the next generation of Michelin X LINE Energy tyres as original equipment. The new X LINE Energy range is the first tyre range to receive an A grade rolling resistance ratings in the drive, steer and trailer positions, according to the European Tyre Label measure. As a result, Iveco customers can opt for the market’s first heavy truck tyre range to earn an “A” rating for rolling resistance on every axle.

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Aspray24 renews Michelin solutions contract

Aspray24 renews Michelin solutions contract

31st May 2016 | 0 Comments

Aspray24 has renewed its Effitires contract with Michelin solutions, trusting the comprehensive tyre management programme to “help deliver on the promise our name suggests” – faultless, next-day delivery. The price-per-kilometre deal covers 100 per cent of the company’s 363-strong all-DAF truck fleet which is in operation around the clock, delivering cargoes of all shapes and sizes from its 14 depots nationwide.

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Michelin names Gist as launch customer for Effitrailer programme

Michelin names Gist as launch customer for Effitrailer programme

5th April 2016 | 0 Comments

Supply chain specialist Gist has signed up as the UK launch customer for Michelin solutions’ new Effitrailer programme. Gist is a supply chain company with a long history spanning more than 100 years. The company provides bespoke supply chain solutions that deliver cost savings, environmental benefits and competitive advantage. Effitrailer centres around the installation of dedicated trailer telematics equipment, featuring an on-board datalink, tyre pressure monitoring system and electronic braking system (EBS) data analysis. Once installed the equipment also enables constant geolocation of every Effitrailer-optimised asset in a company’s fleet.

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Abbey Logistics’ 730 commercial vehicles serviced through Michelin solutions’ Effitires

Abbey Logistics’ 730 commercial vehicles serviced through Michelin solutions’ Effitires

30th March 2016 | 0 Comments

European liquid, bulk powder and palletised road transport specialist Abbey Logistics has signed up its 730 commercial vehicle assets to Effitires by Michelin solutions, describing the tyre management package as “a perfect fit for our operations.”

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Michelin solutions Bus and Coach sales manager appointed

Michelin solutions Bus and Coach sales manager appointed

15th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Michelin solutions has appointed Kevin Lawton, 47, as UK and Republic of Ireland Bus and Coach sales manager. Lawton assumes the role after a nearly six-year stint as Michelin UK operations manager, firstly at Michelin Fleet Solutions, before continuing with the same role when Michelin solutions was launched in 2013. The role will see Lawton working closely with Michelin solutions’ customers to ensure an excellent quality of service across the company’s 32,000 contracted bus and coach assets. He will also focus on extending the company’s unique tyre management solutions to prospective customers.

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Blackpool Transport signs Michelin Effitires contract

Blackpool Transport signs Michelin Effitires contract

9th March 2016 | 0 Comments

Blackpool Transport has agreed a five-year renewal of its Effitires by Michelin solutions comprehensive tyre management programme. The pence-per-mile deal covers Blackpool Transport’s 38 midibuses, 24 full-size single-deck buses and 73 double-deckers, all of which operate from the company’s central depot in Rigby Road. A 10-vehicle ‘reserve fleet’ is also covered under the Effitires contract, as are the Leyland Olympian open-topped and Leyland Atlantean AN68 buses maintained as part of Blackpool Transport’s “heritage fleet”.

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Effitrailer – answer to the ‘semi-trailer paradox’

Effitrailer – answer to the ‘semi-trailer paradox’

26th November 2015 | 1 Comment

Michelin solutions was launched in May 2013 and its portfolio was enlarged earlier this year with Effitires, a programme offering a contractual fuel saving commitment within a price per kilometre tyre management contract. Now a third Michelin Solutions programme has been launched – Effitrailer. As the name suggests, this solution aims to optimise the management of trailers, and does so by providing real-time information via telematics.

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Michelin supplying Effitires solution to Morgan McLernon fleet

Michelin supplying Effitires solution to Morgan McLernon fleet

26th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Chilled and frozen food transportation specialist Morgan McLernon has signed up its 530 commercial vehicle assets to Effitires by Michelin solutions, with the Northern Ireland-based company declaring the tyre management package “comprehensive and cost-effective”.

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Stewart Pooley appointed Michelin original equipment country manager

Stewart Pooley appointed Michelin original equipment country manager

24th November 2015 | 0 Comments

Michelin Tyre has appointed Stewart Pooley, 58, as UK original equipment country manager for the company’s truck and bus division. The 26-year Michelin veteran assumes the role after two years as sales manager for Michelin solutions. The role will see Pooley working closely with domestic bus, coach, trailer and truck manufacturers, as well as advising manufacturers importing finished vehicles into the UK from production plants worldwide.

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Sawyers Transport signs Michelin solutions Effitires tyre management contract

Sawyers Transport signs Michelin solutions Effitires tyre management contract

2nd November 2015 | 0 Comments

Northern Ireland-based haulier Sawyers Transport has signed up to Michelin solutions’ Effitires tyre management system. The company said it expects the programme to streamline tyre administration and management for the company’s 550 commercial vehicle assets.

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Michelin solutions to manage National Express fleet tyre needs

Michelin solutions to manage National Express fleet tyre needs

28th August 2015 | 0 Comments

National Express has signed up Michelin solutions to provide a five-year comprehensive tyre management system for its UK fleet of almost 2,000 vehicles. This next chapter in National Express’ relationship with the tyre maker involves its adoption of the ‘Effitires by Michelin’ solutions programme; Michelin says Effitires proved itself “ideal for the public transport group’s diverse operations.”

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Chiltern Cold Storage chooses Michelin for first managed tyre contract

Chiltern Cold Storage chooses Michelin for first managed tyre contract

10th August 2015 | 0 Comments

Temperature controlled logistics specialist Chiltern Cold Storage aims to improve fleet efficiency by adopting a fully managed tyre contract with Michelin Solutions. It marks the first time the company has outsourced tyre management for its 45 trucks and 43 trailers.

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Stagecoach UK signs new Michelin solutions contract

Stagecoach UK signs new Michelin solutions contract

12th June 2015 | 0 Comments

Michelin solutions has secured a new two year Effitires tyre supply and management agreement with Stagecoach UK Bus. According to Michelin, this is “the largest tyre contract to be awarded this year in the passenger transport sector” seeing as it covers the entire 8,872-strong Stagecoach single and double-deck fleet on a price-per-kilometre (PPK) basis.

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First Bus extends Bridgestone fleet agreement

First Bus extends Bridgestone fleet agreement

4th June 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the UK’s leading transport operators has extended a fleet agreement with Bridgestone. The tyre manufacturer will supply First Bus with its range of premium products to cover different regions in the UK, predominantly Yorkshire and the south west. The deal covers around 40 per cent of the overall First Bus fleet, which represents growth for Bridgestone.

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