As a part of TCS Technologies’ continued dedication to engaging consumers with tire dealers, today the company unveiled a new tire and wheel searching capability allowing consumers to get a quote or even buy a tire or wheel from the dealer’s Facebook Page. With more than 1000 customers across the US and Canada, TCS is the first technology company offering this capability.
This new Facebook tire and wheel searching capacity is the latest step in allowing consumers to search and get product quotes wherever they are on the web. The Facebook tire search platform, built in tandem with tire, wheel and service websites provided by TCS, delivers a dealers inventory to Facebook’s more than 800 million active users.
The app allo ...[more]
Boydstire.com a client of TCS (Tire Company Solutions) uses it’s website to promote their, Groupon, Playpon, and checkups service to bring in new customers to their stores. Recently moderntiredealer.com featured an article showing how Boyd’s went about this online marketing campaign.
Boyd’s Tire & Service Center, a seven-store chain located in Columbus, Ohio, the change in seasons is a chance to bring in additional business.
(Cookeville, TN, March 1, 2012) - TCS Technologies, software and web applications provider for the tire, automotive, and retread industry announces 12 retreading facilities have signed up for its TC-Tread Track retreading software package, among them are the entire AcuTread Alliance Group including Sumerel Tire Service, Wonderland Tire, Central Tire, Day & Night Tire, and Waco Tire. Other dealers committed include, Quality Tire and Jewell Tire Retreading. Due to the number of dealers who want to fast track the switch to TCS, and the complexity of a software system changeover, TCS also announces it has built TC-Tread Track to be able to integrate with other POS systems. This is a huge benefit to those retreaders who need to change retreading software quickly without forcing them to move other parts of their business systems. The rapid development of this next generation product and the team TCS has assembled to implement the system into current operations has captured ...[more]
TCS congratulates the ITDG group on the launch of ITDG Online. From concept, to design, to build, to Beta, to launch, ITDG has proven to be an innovative, forward thinking TCS partner. This intranet is what ITDG calls a “game changer” and the technology behind ITDG Online is the backbone of data integration. TCS looks forward to the growth of this technology and the group’s next step with ITDG Online.
ITDG Press Release 2-21-2012:
“The Independent Tire Dealers Group, LLC (ITDG) has launched a new ITDG Online intranet program allowing their members to access inventories of select members in different geographies across the country and order tires at the same time.”
(Cookeville, TN, February 22, 2012)
TCS Technologies, software and technology provider for the tire, automotive, and retread industry, announces the launch of mobile versions of their client’s retail websites and web applications; allowing easy access to the dealer’s website from a smartphone or tablet device. These mobile sites incorporate the main site’s content, yet emphasize the “go to” features consumers are accessing when surfing from their smartphone.
TCS decided to produce the mobile sites after research uncovered large numbers of tire and service consumers regularly use a mobile device to research local information about dealers, discount/savings opportunities and tire and service information in general. “We have closely watched the rapid growth of smartphone users accessing our deale ...[more]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…
Tire companies used phone books and flyers around town to bring customers into their local tire stores. They used radio announcements, pop-up ads on websites, direct mailers, and more!
Well guess what… if you’re interested in bringing your tire company to the next level; you have to become a social machine! Now we’re not talking about the kind of machines you use in your shops to change tires, we’re talking about the machine you envision your company being.
Think of the Internet as just one BIG social network. There are literally millions of websites out there that allow all the millions of people online, to share their experiences, their stories, their thoughts, images, compla ...[more]
Cookeville, TN (December 7, 2011) – TCS Technologies, software and technology provider for the tire, automotive, and retread industry, announces a formal partnership with Gary Ingber and Tim Loden, founders of Open Road Technologies, to bring to market a complete retread software solution for today’s retreaders. Many independent retreading companies already recognize the value of this partnership and have committed themselves to the TCS retreading software solution.
Mr. Gary Ingber, past president of Open Road Technologies, team leader, and original designer of the RoadWare Tire Tracking Management System (RoadWare) software, has partnered with TCS to build a comprehensive retread package, offered as a stand-alone application, or fully integrated within TCS’s Tire Core software system. Mr. Ingber is managing the development of the retread software, until it is successfully operational in the retreading facilities already ...[more]
Bowie, MD– The Tire Industry Association (TIA) announced today that TCS Technologies has signed the first subscription to the Association’s newly created TPMS Database. The Database incorporates all of the information in TIA’s highly successful TPMS Relearn Chart into a file that can be linked with point-of-sale (POS) software so the TPMS requirements for each specific make and model can be printed directly on the work order.
“The TPMS Database was created to give retailers another option for handling the TPMS relearn and service requirements for domestic and import vehicles,” said Kevin Rohlwing, TIA Senior Vice President of Training. “By creating a data file of the TPMS Relearn Chart, we are now able to provide this valuable information in multiple formats so we can meet the needs of any size retailer. TCS was the first software provider to approach us after the release during the Global Tire Expo (GTE) and we a ...[more]
On Tuesday, June 7th, Tire Business hosted a Facebook Q&A session on their Facebook Fan Page. The tire industry community was invited to participate and get answers to their social media questions from TCS.
Tire Business’ Alaina Scott, circulated news of the event in her AboutTBlog post: “Getting Answers to Your Social Media Questions”.
In her post, she extended an invitation to the tire industry community to consider social media str ...[more]
Back on May 18, 2011, Modern Tire Dealer posted this breaking news article, Walmart finds another way to take your customers away. In this article, Modern Tire Dealer noted that, “By June, the world’s largest retailer is expected to have a new program in place na ...[more]
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