Fleet Services

Trailer Readiness

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions trailer readiness service offers fleets regular trailer inspections that increase vehicle's operational readiness, reduce costs, and give your fleet a competitive advantage.

With trailer readiness, you can:

  • Get customized, consolidated reports on brakes, lights and tires to help you better manage your fleet.
  • Get standardized, quality trailer inspections from your trusted local BCS dealer or at nationwide locations.
  • Avoid costly DOT fines and emergency services.
  • Improve vehicle safety.
  • Improve fleet efficiency by optimizing your mechanic's time.
  • Increase driver satisfaction with better-maintained trucks.
  • Get convenient single-source billing.
  • Get consistent, predictable coverage.
  • Ensure a more profitable present and future.

Federal Annual Trailer Inspection

Once a year all trailers must be inspected to meet federal regulations. Bridgestone Commercial Solutions dealers offer a Federal Annual Trailer Inspection service so you can receive a quality, consistent inspection, maximize your uptime and free up your staff to work on more critical maintenance tasks.

Proactively staying on top of trailer maintenance will help you avoid extra expenses down the road. And with BCS’s nationwide availability, you have reliable service nearby, regardless of where your terminals or trailers are located.

The inspection service is performed by BCS Authorized Service Providers. The inspection complies with guidelines set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) in the “Minimum Periodic Inspection Standards".

Plus, the BASys Fleet Analyzer is available to help you track trends over time and make more informed decisions about your trailers.

Yard Check

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions is proud to offer our yard check service which makes quality, consistent tire inspections a convenient part of your maintenance program to help ensure operational readiness and keep vehicles rolling.

With yard checks, you can:

  • Get customized, consolidated reports on critical tire areas to help you spot trends that will improve your tire management program.
  • Fix problems before they become costly breakdowns.
  • Have access to trusted emergency services.
  • Improve vehicle safety.
  • Increase driver satisfaction with better-maintained trucks.
  • Get convenient single-source billing.
  • Get consistent, predictable coverage.

Yard checks include a complete inspection of tread depth, air pressure, and dual mating on tractor or trailer axle ends, as well as other critical tire issues. It is quality service that reduces unscheduled downtime and gives your fleet a competitive advantage.

Mounted Wheel Service

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions dealers offer their own Mounted Wheel services to provide fleets a full supply of perfectly maintained tires and wheels ready to install at all times.

You can also:

  • Get standardized, quality service from your trusted local Bandag dealer or at nationwide locations.
  • Improve efficiency by allowing fleet mechanics to concentrate on core maintenance.
  • Improve operational readiness.
  • Reduce fleet customers’ needs for additional shop equipment.
  • Get convenient, single-source billing.
  • Get consistent, predictable coverage.
  • Ensure a more profitable present and future.

Mounted Wheel services generally include mounting and dismounting tires from wheels, new valve assembly and airing up tires to fleet specifications. All the fleet mechanic has to do is install the finished wheels on the vehicles. We’ll even replenish ready racks at each fleet location. Which means increased uptime, improved shop safety and better efficiencies all around.

Wheel & Rim Refinishing

Bridgestone Commercial Solutions dealers often provide their own wheel and rim refinishing service. Adding wheel and rim refinishing to your overall tire program will help you increase the operational readiness of your vehicles and provide consistency of product throughout your fleet.You can also:

  • Get standardized, quality service from your trusted local Bandag dealer or at nationwide locations.
  • Improve efficiency by allowing fleet mechanics to concentrate on core maintenance.
  • Improve vehicle safety.
  • Improve driver satisfaction and instill pride in their vehicle.
  • Get convenient single-source billing.
  • Get consistent, predictable coverage.
  • Ensure a more profitable present and future.

A quality refinishing process includes a thorough inspection of wheels and rims, followed by removal of paint, dirt, grease, rust and excessive coating buildup. The final touch is a finish with durable Armor KoteTM or Powder Coat paint. It's quality service that gives your fleet a competitive advantage, all from a single convenient source.

Emergency Roadside Service

Bridgestone customers all across the country enjoy the peace of mind of toll-free 24-hour emergency road service to help get their vehicles back on the road at predictable costs and with minimal hassle. These customers are National Fleet members. Apply today by visiting www.bridgestonenationalfleet.com.

Then, as a National Fleet member, if you have a tire problem that disables your truck, just call the toll free number (800-560-0099). A team of professionals will get a service provider to you as soon as possible, anywhere your trucks travel, and get you on your way with a quality Bandag retread or new Bridgestone tire.