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Shop & Financial Management: Stocking Strategies for Wheel and Tire Industry Experts

By Ashley Reyes

WTCIndustry experts will share insight and tips to help wheel and tire distributors and retailers precision-tune their inventory strategies during Part Four of the Wheel & Tire Councils (WTC) Webinar Series “Wheel and Tire Industry Insights, powered by the WTC.”

Taking place February 17, at 12:00 p.m. (PST), the webinar, entitled “Shop & Financial Management: Stocking Strategies,” will feature WTC Chair Tyson Boyer as he moderates a live discussion with Mark Smith, owner/operator of five Midas Auto Service & Tires; Josh Baughman, owner/operator of eight Van’s Tire Pros; and John Healey, managing director of equity research analyst at North Coast Research.  

During this 45-minute session, Smith, Baughman and Healey will discuss and answer questions about tuning your inventory strategies and harnessing creativity in order to conquer today’s extraordinary challenges.

Discussion topics:

  • Rules to managing and maintaining a successful inventory.
  • Fundamental guiding factors when selecting tire distribution partners or sources.
  • What functionality is vital for inventorying tires and wheels.
  • Updates on supply-chain innovation.
  • Supply-chain strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The webinar is the fourth installment of the WTC’s Webinar Series “Wheel and Tire Industry Insights, powered by the WTC.” The first three sessions can be viewed on-demand by visiting

Register now for “Shop & Financial Management: Stocking Strategies,” taking place February 17.