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Goodyear forms Uni-Maxx Truck Care on-highway service network


Tuesday, July 12, 2011
"Goodyear is dedicated to establishing a seamless, nationwide network of on-highway truck service shops that provides consistent products and services to all of our customers,"  said Clint Schrock, director of on-highway operations for Goodyear. (Courtesy GOODYEAR)
"Goodyear is dedicated to establishing a seamless, nationwide network of on-highway truck service shops that provides consistent products and services to all of our customers," said Clint Schrock, director of on-highway operations for Goodyear. (Courtesy GOODYEAR)

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has formed a new on-highway truck service network, Uni-Maxx Truck Care. Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems LLC, a Goodyear subsidiary, and Boss Truck Shops Inc., a subsidiary of Bosselman Inc., are the network’s first two members, participating through their on-highway Wingfoot Truck Care Centers and Boss Shops locations.

The Uni-Maxx Truck Care network operates 71 on-highway commercial truck maintenance facilities positioned to provide outstanding service to the trucking industry. Many of the network’s shops are located at Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas. Members of the Uni-Maxx Truck Care network will provide consistent products and services, a nationwide warranty, and 24/7 roadside assistance.

"Goodyear is dedicated to establishing a seamless, nationwide network of on-highway truck service shops that provides consistent products and services to all of our customers,"  said Clint Schrock, director of on-highway operations for Goodyear. "The network will earn our customers' trust through quality work; safe, clean facilities; and professional, friendly staff."

"At Wingfoot, we are growing our on-highway presence to provide our customers with more convenient access to the products and services they need when they are on the road," said Phillip Kane, president and COO of Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems. "Our participation in the Uni-Maxx Ttruck Care network enables us to immediately offer customers a more expansive on-highway solution."

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"Participating in this network broadens the Boss Shops footprint across the country in the truck repair business," said Chuck Bosselman, chairman of Bosselman Inc. "We're excited about the benefits the Uni-Maxx Truck Care network provides to Boss' existing and new customers. Uni-Maxx Truck Care will help us and other network members take care of our customers and gain their trust."

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., operates more than 170 commercial tire sales, service, and retread facilities nationwide.

Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems has 37 on-highway Truck Care Centers operating in 15 states. For more information about Wingfoot Commercial Tire Systems, go to www.wingfootct.com.

Dorothy Cox of The Trucker staff may be contacted to comment at dlcox@thetrucker.com.

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