TravelCenters of America announces new leadership in commercial tire division

Robert EckRobert Eck

TravelCenters of America LLC announces Robert Eck has joined TravelCenters as vice president, TA Truck Service Commercial Tire Network.

In his new role, TravelCenters says Eck will provide leadership and oversight of daily operations, as well as formulate strategic plans for future growth of TravelCenters’ tire business including the newly acquired TA Commercial Tire Retread Center.

“We look forward to having Robert join our leadership team,” says Skip McGary, executive vice president Commercial Operations of TravelCenters. “I am confident that his leadership will help us continue to enhance the level of service we provide our customers.”

Eck worked at the The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company from 1982 until retiring 2017. Most recently, Eck held the position of vice president of Sales at Rice Tire. Eck brings 35 years of tire industry leadership experience in operations and business development in addition to mentoring a high performance sales team, TravelCenters says.

Learn how to move your used trucks faster
With unsold used inventory depreciating at a rate of more than 2% monthly, efficient inventory turnover is a must for dealers. Download this eBook to access proven strategies for selling used trucks faster.
Used Truck Guide Cover