We’ve emerged from lockdown into a market environment of rising raw material prices, a global imbalance of containers and exploding shipping costs, not to mention continuing port disruptions. These combined factors have already led to higher tyre prices and product shortages in some instances, but the extent to which customers are affected can be tempered by good stock management.
BA Bush & Son Ltd has recently moved into new head offices in Horncastle as part of planned expansion. According to the company, the new offices provide not only more space but also a large meeting and conference room and more opportunity for the team to work together across sales, marketing, and finance once Covid-19 regulations permit.
Alliance Tire Group (ATG) has announced that, as of this month, Europa Tyres is its main wholesale distributor for the Galaxy tyre brand in mainland UK. Europa Tyres will distribute the complete Galaxy range, including radial OTR and solid tyres.
The recent Reifen 2016 in Essen, German was a “constructive” show for Singapore-based Stamford tyres. Larry Lee – vice president for international distribution at Stamford – pointed out that an all-new range of bus tyres for the mid-tier market sector were being launched for the first time in Europe plus a series of new wheel designs and colours from Stamford Sport Wheels (SSW) popular Euro Technik range will be showcased which are specifically produced for the European alloy wheel sector.
Should the relevant authorities grant their blessing, at the start of July German agricultural tyre wholesaler Bohnenkamp AG will take over several business areas belonging to Starco, while the Danish company will assume responsibility for certain activities currently within the Bohnenkamp portfolio.
Last month we mentioned that 2015 had been a good year for Kirkby Tyres Ltd. Amongst other highlights, the wholesaler instigated a new warehouse project, added key new product lines and was named ‘Truck and Agricultural Tyre Supplier of the Year’ at the NTDA awards in October. The Liverpool-based company now looks forward to continuing its success in 2016.
Roy Claydon the founder and chairman of well-known tyre wholesaler RH Claydon Ltd passed away on 16 April aged 88 after succumbing to pneumonia. Roy Claydon formed RH Claydon in 1953 and celebrated the company’s 60th anniversary at Newmarket races two years ago.
Tire Discounter Group Inc has expanded with the opening of a new distribution centre located in Ottawa, Ontario. The new facility will provide daily service for customers in metropolitan Ottawa and surrounding area. “Based on current market conditions, we see continued opportunities for growth in Eastern Canada said Richard Bender vice president business operations.” We […]
Furrows Group is to develop a more robust internet ordering system based on CAM’s MIDaS B2B and Cameo platforms. Changing its approach to the market Furrows hopes to expand its tyre wholesaler operation by providing a more efficient bespoke service to its customers.
NEX, the newly formed Spanish tyre wholesaler, has reported details of its exclusive brand portfolio. The company, which appointed Luis Miguel Muñoz as managing director in October 2014, was formed when Euromaster and Rodi Motor Services merged their distribution operations. According, to the company NEX started its independent distribution and delivery operations in Spain last December.