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Bridgestone, Goodyear to start tire-distribution JV in North America

bridgestone-goodyearAkron, Ohio — Bridgestone Americas and Goodyear are combining their respective US wholesale tire distribution assets into a 50/50 joint venture, called TireHub LLC, that will operate through 80-plus distribution centres nationwide.

TireHub will be based in Atlanta and managed by an independent management team led by CEO Peter Gibbons, a veteran business and supply chain executive.

The announcement was made 16 April after the close of the business in a news release distributed by both…

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