- Open house held on June 6, 2017 at the new BestDrive location
- BestDrive continues to expand throughout region with its first store in Idaho
- Boise location is centrally located and near I-84 for prime access
Fort Mill, South Carolina, June 15th, 2017. BestDrive, LLC, a commercial tire dealer and retreader, celebrated the opening of its newest location in Boise, Idaho. The new shop and service center continues the increasing expansion of the Continental Tire and ContiLifeCycle retread service network throughout the United States and the rest of North America.
The new location at S Transport St., Boise, ID is centrally located to service the increasing demand from fleet customers. Ensuring service excellence, in a convenient location for fleet operators, is one of the core elements of BestDrive’s strategy. BestDrive is now able to offer premium products and services to the existing fleet base in Boise while introducing new fleet customers to the BestDrive commercial truck tire, off-the-road and industrial tire service centers.
“Opening this center in Boise is especially exciting, as it further solidifies our strategy to provide continuous and consistent coverage to our fleet customers. We must be where they are to meet their needs”, said Sonny Simpson Managing Director, BestDrive, LLC. “More importantly, this location and our team of experienced professionals demonstrates the culture of excellence that we expect of our employees. Joe Shannon and his team represent our company well, and we are extremely excited to join with our other industrial partners in the region.”
“This is a great opportunity to expand the BestDrive commitment to product and service excellence,” said Joe Shannon, BestDrive Tire manager for the Idaho location. This is our first store in Idaho. “We look forward to increasing our footprint throughout Southern Idaho as we continue to provide outstanding service to our fleet, commercial and agricultural partners,” he added. “Finding the right people is always a top priority for BestDrive shops, and Boise, Idaho was no exception. We have started with a very experienced staff in this location, and we expect this to only improve over time as we attract highly skilled people in the industry.”
Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and networked mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transport. In 2016, Continental generated sales of €40.5 billion and currently employs more than 227,000 people in 56 countries.
The Tire Division currently has more than 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers with around 52,000 employees, the Tire Division achieved sales of €10.7 billion in 2016.
Continental Commercial Vehicle Tires is one of the largest manufacturers of truck, bus and commercial specialty tires worldwide. The business unit is continuously developing from a pure tire manufacturer to a solution provider, offering a broad range of products, services and tire-related solutions.