How to Manage Your Tire and Fuel Expenses with Wheel-End Balancing

Fleets face a difficult challenge of properly managing their two greatest expenses: tires and fuel. Although engineers are currently working to develop advanced technology to improve fuel efficiency, fleet managers need solutions that will make an impact on their bottom lines today. Technology currently exists that is proven to increase fuel efficiency, but these considerations can be expensive to implement and take years for fleets to see a return on investment. However, one cost-effective and often overlooked technology exists in the market to provide increased fuel efficiency and tire life: wheel-end balancing.

View our on-demand webinar for these key takeaways in translating properly balanced wheel-ends to increased tire life and fuel efficiency:
  • Balanced vs. unbalanced: why proper balance is recommended
  • The different methods of balancing your wheel-ends
  • The impact a properly balanced wheel-end has on tread wear and tire life
  • How improved tire wear and reduced rolling resistance affects fuel economy
Chris Pourroy, Director of National Accounts at IMI, discusses what you should understand about balancing your wheel-ends and the impact that will have on your fleet’s bottom line. Because fleet managers should understand every resource at their disposal to improve their fleet’s efficiency.



Presenter 
Chris Pourroy
Director of National Accounts
IMI Products


Chris Pourroy is the Director of National Accounts at IMI, the industry leader in total wheel-end solutions and wheel refinishing expertise. With over twenty years of experience in the tire and wheel space, Chris has worked in retail passenger and light truck, warehousing, and commercial fleet applications; with this experience, he has extensive training with the varying methods of wheel-end balancing. For the past twelve years, Chris has been focused in the commercial trucking industry and currently works with large fleets and OEMs.

      


 
 
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