TA, Bridgestone sign tire agreement
Mar 1, 2008 12:00 PM
Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire LLC (BFNT) has signed a seven-year agreement with TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) to sell Bridgestone and Firestone brand commercial tires at sites operated by TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers. This agreement also makes Bridgestone the exclusive premium commercial tire offered by both TravelCenters of America and Petro:Lube truck maintenance and repair centers.
TA operates and franchises TravelCenters of America and Petro Stopping Centers in 41 states in the United States and Canada. The combined TravelCenters of America and Petro:Lube replacement tire network has more than 230 locations, 950-plus service bays, nearly 2,800 technicians, and 400 road service vehicles. The TA and Bridgestone Firestone agreement affects company-owned TA truck repair centers and Petro:Lube shop locations only.
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