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Dec 15, 2022 12:23:22 PM

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How to Store OTR Tires and Lower TCO

Tips for Properly Storing OTR Tires

Whether it’s a farmer replacing the tires on their tractor or a construction company stocking up on skid steer tires, customers should consider a host of factors when selecting tires. For many, one of the most important criteria when buying new tires is the total cost of ownership (TCO) of a tire, or the overall cost of a tire to a customer from the time of purchase through resale or replacement. Maximizing the TCO of tires begins before they’re ever mounted to a machine, as proper storage plays a pivotal role in a tire achieving the lowest possible TCO.

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Topics: OTR Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Nov 22, 2022 10:47:56 AM

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Adam Mizel, Reforestation, and Primex Tires

Mizell Development Depends on Primex Tires for Reforestation Applications  

What happens to a parcel of land after its trees have been collected and processed is an often overlooked aspect of timber harvesting, however, site preparation and replanting can account for as much as a fifth of a timber harvest budget. While timber harvesting and reforestation share similar equipment, site preparation and replanting provide unique challenges, something Adam Mizell, of Mizell Development, knows all about—and is why he chooses Primex tires.

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Topics: Primex Tires, Primex LogStomper, Forestry Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Nov 15, 2022 11:36:20 AM

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OTR Tire Safety Tips From the Field

OTR Tire Safety Advice From Salespeople, Field Engineers, and Technicians  

OTR salespeople, field service engineers, and technicians face unique challenges when selling and servicing tires—whether it’s massive equipment, complex environments, or less-than-ideal conditions. The best OTR personnel understand the importance of prioritizing safety: it helps them protect themselves from potential injury and their customers from running afoul of regulations. Training is at the foundation of safe service calls and is a proven way to teach about potential site hazards and instill good practices.

Experience also plays a significant role in site safety, which is why we reached out to some of the Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America team in the field to get their best tips for staying safe while working in the field.

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Topics: OTR Tires, Safety

Posted by YOHTA Team

Nov 11, 2022 1:12:45 PM

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Preparing Compact Tractors for Snow Removal

Transitioning Compact Tractors for Winter Work 

As autumn edges toward winter, the days get shorter, the temperatures colder, and many small acreage owners and landscapers begin to transition their compact tractors from fall cleanup to snow removal. Compact tractors are winter workhorses—thanks, in part, to their ability to operate a wide variety of attachments—and play a vital role in both professional and personal snow removal. 

Some simple preventative maintenance and the right tire can help maximize the performance of equipment, avoid the thin ice of downtime, and ultimately ensure compact tractor owners don’t get left out in the cold this winter.

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Topics: Snow Removal Tires, Compact Tractor Tires

Posted by YOHTA Team

Nov 9, 2022 10:30:29 AM

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Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America Launches New Online Order Management System for Dealers

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America Introduces New B2B E-Commerce Portal

Yokohama Off-Highway Tires America, Inc. (YOHTA) announced the launch of its new B2B E-Commerce Portal to put more inventory management power in the hands of tire distributors and dealers. "Our new business-to-business online order management system is a unique, 24/7, 360-degree tool that puts a dynamic tool in dealers' hands for ordering tires easily, checking inventory, monitoring order status, keeping track of invoices and credits, and much more," says Bruce Besancon, Vice President—Marketing for the company.

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Topics: Press Release, Corporate Communication

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