Creates Largest Independent Commercial Tire Dealer in the U.S.
WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and
Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, announced today the
formation of the TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network™.
TA has been a leader in the truck stop tire business for over 40 years.
The TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network allows TA to meet increased
customer demand for flexible, efficient sourcing of commercial tires.
"We have significantly expanded the ways in which we may sell tires and
the tires that we may sell to our customers," said Tom O'Brien,
president and CEO of TravelCenters. "In addition to our traditional
retail and ‘national account' offering, we have already added tire
brands, including Cooper Tire Roadmaster®, Goodyear Marathon® and
Kelly®, and expect to add others soon, including BF Goodrich®, Pirelli®
and Formula® by Pirelli. We have also expanded the array of tire brands
available through both our RoadSquad™ emergency roadside service and our
growing OnSITE™ mobile maintenance service. Many of the tires in our
line up will now also be available for pick-up by customers, delivery at
customer locations and through direct sales. We believe that the TA
Truck Service Commercial Tire Network™ is the largest independent
commercial tire dealer in the United States, and that we have assembled
a leadership and dedicated sales team to bring the combination of wide
product choice, flexible delivery/install capability, and competitive
pricing to our customers that may be unparalleled in the commercial tire
About TA Truck Service™ and TA Truck Service
Commercial Tire Network™
TA Truck Service technicians are
distinguished by more than 2,000 ASE certifications. The TA Truck
Service network includes 243 truck service facilities, 1,079 repair
bays, nearly 3,000 technicians, more than 1,600 RoadSquad Connect™
emergency roadside assistance vehicles and a growing fleet of OnSITE™
mobile maintenance vehicles.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and
Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart®
convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and
Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com.
For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
WARNING CONCERNING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
THIS PRESS RELEASE CONTAINS STATEMENTS THAT CONSTITUTE FORWARD LOOKING
STATEMENTS WITHIN THE MEANING OF THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION
REFORM ACT OF 1995 AND OTHER SECURITIES LAWS. WHENEVER TA USES WORDS
SUCH AS "BELIEVE," "EXPECT," "MAY," "ALLOW" OR SIMILAR EXPRESSIONS, TA
IS MAKING FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. THESE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
ARE BASED UPON TA'S PRESENT INTENT, BELIEFS OR EXPECTATIONS, BUT FORWARD
LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE NOT GUARANTEED TO OCCUR AND MAY NOT OCCUR. ACTUAL
RESULTS MAY DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN OR IMPLIED BY TA'S
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS AS A RESULT OF VARIOUS FACTORS. AMONG OTHERS,
THE FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS OR IMPLICATIONS WHICH APPEAR IN THIS
PRESS RELEASE THAT MAY NOT OCCUR INCLUDE:
MR. O'BRIEN'S STATEMENTS THAT THE TA TRUCK SERVICE COMMERCIAL TIRE
NETWORK HAS MORE BRANDS OF TIRES AND EXPANDED DELIVERY CHANNEL
CAPACITY MAY IMPLY THAT TA'S SALES OF TIRES AND/OR PROFITS MAY
INCREASE IN THE FUTURE. IN FACT, TA'S FUTURE SALES AND PROFITABILITY
WILL BE DETERMINED BY MANY FACTORS INCLUDING CUSTOMER DEMAND FOR
PRODUCTS, TA'S ABILITY TO CONTROL EXPENSES, TA'S ABILITY TO COMPETE
WITH OTHER SELLERS OF TIRES, TA'S ABILITY TO SOURCE THE BRANDS OF
TIRES DESIRED BY ITS CUSTOMERS AT ALL, OR AT PRICES THAT MAKE
PROFITABLE SALES POSSIBLE, AND OTHER FACTORS WHICH ARE BEYOND TA'S
CONTROL SUCH AS THE ECONOMY'S GENERAL CONDITIONS. THERE IS NO
ASSURANCE THAT TA'S FUTURE PROFITS WILL INCREASE, AND, IN FACT, TA MAY
EXPERIENCE FUTURE LOSSES.
THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN TA'S PERIODIC REPORTS, INCLUDING TA'S
ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 10-K FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2015, WHICH
HAS BEEN FILED WITH THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, OR SEC,
AND TA'S QUARTERLY REPORTS ON FORM 10-Q FOR THE PERIODS ENDED MARCH 31,
2016 AND JUNE 30, 2016, WHICH HAVE BEEN FILED WITH THE SEC, UNDER THE
CAPTION "RISK FACTORS," OR ELSEWHERE IN THOSE REPORTS, OR INCORPORATED
THEREIN, IDENTIFIES OTHER IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE DIFFERENCES
FROM TA'S FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS. TA'S FILINGS WITH THE SEC ARE
AVAILABLE ON THE SEC'S WEBSITE AT WWW.SEC.GOV.
YOU SHOULD NOT PLACE UNDUE RELIANCE UPON FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS.
EXCEPT AS REQUIRED BY LAW, TA DOES NOT INTEND TO UPDATE OR CHANGE ANY
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENT AS A RESULT OF NEW INFORMATION, FUTURE EVENTS
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TravelCenters of America
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Source: TravelCenters - General
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