Jim Mackinnon

Business, Equipment, TCA

Goodyear Says Tire Sales Rebound

Goodyear shop Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Goodyear on Nov. 5 said strong replacement tire sales, its Cooper Tire acquisition and a rebound from pandemic lows in 2020 helped drive higher third-quarter revenue and net income.

Jim Mackinnon | Akron Beacon Journal
November 5, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment, TCA

Goodyear Offers ‘Zero Contact’ Customer Service, Announces Convoy Collaboration

Goodyear A Goodyear location. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

People who go to a Goodyear Auto Service store for such things as an oil change or new tires have a new “zero contact” option that limits face-to-face interactions during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Jim Mackinnon | Akron Beacon Journal
April 14, 2020
Business, Logistics, TCA

Retired Teamsters Facing Dramatic Pension Cuts See Hope in New Federal Legislation

Teamsters Union retirees rally in front of the U.S. Capitol April, 2016 to protest proposed pension cuts. Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS

Retired Teamsters around the nation who are facing dramatic cuts to their monthly pensions are keeping their fingers crossed that proposed federal legislation will keep them from financial ruin.

Jim Mackinnon | Akron Beacon Journal
December 7, 2017
Business, Safety, Government, Autonomous

It's No Accident How YRC Trucker Don Robinson Drove Millions of Miles Safely

For the record, Don Robinson knows exactly when and where his personal and professional milestone happened: 9 p.m. on Oct. 8 in the northbound lane of Interstate 71 in Ohio.

Jim Mackinnon | Akron Beacon Journal
February 8, 2017