Retreads: Modern money savers?

| July 10, 2013
Continental's ContiTread

Continental’s ContiTread

Do you utilize retreaded tires in your operation? If not, you could stand to save money doing so, says an in-depth look at the issue on Overdrive sister site CCJ.

The stories are tailored to a fleet audience, but Jack Roberts’ “Back from the Dead: Using retreads to maximize profitability” articles do offer some insight into the tricky issue of using retreads that can help owner-operators and small fleet owners, too.

For fleets — and potentially owner-operators — not using retreads in a tire program is basically flushing money down a drain, say fleet managers and tire makers quoted in Roberts’ articles, which also say that the hesitancy surrounding using retreads is mostly ungrounded, as 75 percent of blown tire parts along highways come from new tires.

Click here to see the first part of Roberts’ series, which details the benefits of using retreads and how to start using them. Click here to see the second part, which covers how retread investment can pay off in the long run.

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