Con-Way selects Goodyear as principal wide-base tire supplier

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AKRON, Ohio — Con-way Truckload has selected Goodyear as its principal supplier of wide-base truck tires. Con-way will be using Goodyear’s recently introduced G392 SSD drive and G394 SST trailer wide-base tires.

“Goodyear provided a responsive, best overall cost solution, addressing both quality and durability,” said Randy Cornell, Con-way Truckload’s vice-president of maintenance. “We’re pleased to be able to expand a business relationship that the Con-way organization and Goodyear have enjoyed for more than 10 years.”

“With Goodyear’s DuraSeal Technology, which has built-in self-sealing capability, customers such as Con-way Truckload can run wide-base tires with confidence, while reaping the other benefits that are associated with use of wide-base tires in the long-haul truckload market, such as increased weight savings and improved fuel economy,” said Frank Payne, general manager, fleet solutions, Goodyear.

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