NEW ORLEANS (Feb. 24, 2017) — John Zentz, vice president of sales for Hunter Engineering Co., will deliver a seminar on the "The Tire Store of the Future; How to Win the Tire Replacement Business" during the North American Tire and Retread Expo (NATRE), April 19-21, in New Orleans.
Also new to the educational program is a panel on safety in retail and commercial tire dealerships and in tire warehouses.
Panel participants include:
- Randy Haas, safety director for T.O. Haas Tire, based in Lincoln, Neb., which operates 25 retail tire and automotive service facilities in Nebraska, Kansas and Iowa, and
- Tom Hermann, assistant director of continuous improvement for Dunn Tire L.L.C in Buffalo, N.Y., which operates 30 retail tire locations in New York and Western Pennsylvania, as well as a large wholesale business.
A third panelist is expected to be named shortly.
These sessions bring to 17 seminars and panels scheduled for the educational program at the three-day tire conference and trade show, which is focused on helping retail and commercial tire dealers and retreaders succeed in a fast-changing, increasingly competitive business environment.