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Double Coin announces new original equipment, national account manager

In his most recent role, Tim Kelly was a national fleet manager for Bridgestone and has held multiple roles in the field.

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CMA adds Kevin McGuinness as regional sales manager

CMA and Double Coin, a tire manufacturer and marketer, recently announced the appointment of South Atlantic Regional Sales Manager, Kevin McGuinness. In this role, McGuinness will have responsibility for sales in the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. McGuinness has 10 years’ experience in sales, business development and account management, having worked

The impact of truck tire maintenance on diesel fuel economy cannot be understated

The science is simple—the air pressure in a tire is what carries the load, explained John Ramaika, regional fleet manager at Double Coin. Therefore, an underinflated tire requires more energy, meaning more fuel to roll. “The simplest and most neglected maintenance item which will impact tire performance and fuel economy is proper inflation,” he said.

CMA LLC appoints Aaron Murphy as Senior Vice President

Double Coin and CMA LLC announced Aaron Murphy has been appointed Senior Vice President, effective July 1. Murphy will focus on further developing the sales teams and strategies in North America as well as supporting corporate objectives underway to support the growth.  He will be based in Florida. This marks a return to CMA for Murphy,

CMA LLC announces retirement of Senior Vice President Walt Weller

Double Coin and CMA recently announced effective July 31, 2022, Walt Weller will retire from his role as Senior Vice President. Mr. Weller will serve as a consultant, working with CMA. Mr. Weller’s retirement follows a tenure with the Company of more than 16 years, during which he was instrumental in growing the sales staff of

How the right fleet program curbs truck tire costs

Fleet costs are going through the roof. Fuel prices are setting record highs and strained supply chains create unique challenges. Fleets that manage their biggest spends, like tires, will feel the brunt of today’s market increases. That’s why it’s important to have a holistic tire program that offers a bird’s eye view of overall spends,

Tires for Vehicles with Extended Life Cycles

Due to a shortage of new commercial vehicles brought on by the pandemic, fleet managers are extending the life cycles of their existing vehicles. In a July Autosphere article Stretched Utilization on Fleet Lifecycles, Chris Hill, wrote, “Fleet managers are responding to the lack of new vehicles by extending the lives of those they currently

Your Last-Mile Delivery Tire Choice

The last mile.  It’s always been a challenging mile. In the past, deliveries to grocery stores, retail centers, and strip malls had its variables. Bad weather, traffic, crazy drivers, and vehicle problems had to be planned for, in order to improve efficiency and elevate profitability. Logistics optimization strategies were put in place, to save minutes

The Tier of the Tire

A tale of the tire tiers– the dividing lines are blurring. Our brains take in a great deal of data every day, and one way we effectively process this gathered information is by categorizing. Details are sorted into categories such as boring/fun, safe/dangerous, useful/useless, good/bad…you get the point. We naturally classify the overflow of data

Achieving a better ownership experience

To be more profitable, it’s obvious that fleets need to focus their attention on the tires they use and consider the total cost of ownership. Strategies need to be put in place to lower the cost per mile. There’s a great deal to be on top of to maximize tire life and lower costs; including

Double Coin RLB450 tire receives EPA SmartWay verification

The Double Coin RLB450 drive position tire has met the requirements for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Technology Program. The EPA has verified that the RLB450 has met the low-rolling resistance tire performance criteria for new tires being used in the drive position on a line-haul Class 8 tractor trailer. Since 2004, EPA’s SmartWay

Tire management, service options: What you need to know

There are many tire management and service options available to fleets; we will go through just a few of these options with the advice of the major tire makers. Some of the most beneficial service options available to fleets come from tire dealers and their trained technicians, notes Bridgestone. The dealers use the right equipment

Ryder’s Total Tire Management program also involves a proactive and comprehensive approach