Kal Tire is Canada's largest independent tire dealer serving retail, commercial and mining. BC, Canada based franchise tire dealer saves time, money and significantly increases vehicle uptime with HVI App.

Company Objectives:

  • Reduce time spent filling out paper inspection forms
  • Paperless Process
  • Increase overall vehicle uptime
  • Help in Auditing Process

  • Kal Tire is a franchised business comprises retail tire sales for passenger and light truck vehicles, mechanical services for passenger and light trucks, commercial truck tires, mining and off-road sales and service and retreading of both commercial and off-road tires. This case study focuses on Kal Tire’s BC location (Fort St John Kal) and Manager Sapp Robert’s experience with vehicle inspections.

    The need for digital Inspection Solution

    Before having a solution like HVI, Kal Tire, Fort St John Kal branch managed vehicle inspection using spreadsheets, which was unorganized and difficult to track. One of the company’s biggest challenges was that to keep forms clean & legible. Also every time they that has to make sure that new inspection forms are available with changes. Due to this, it needed to implement a capable digital inspection platform that resonates with modern times.

    “App creates the inspections automatically without the worry of quantity of paper forms remaining.”
    – Sapp Robert, Kal Tire, Fort St John Kal branch

    Effectively managing Inspection & Auditing

    To combat their problem, they took advantage of HVI’s custom digital inspection forms & app. This empowered the company to set up inspection forms schedules for each type of asset, while streamlining the inspection process with capability to add notes and send email notifications for any defects. With new digital journey they felt inspections were much neater. Even they saved the time in record keeping of their inspection reports.

    “The app has helped create documentation to note defects with units.”
    - Sapp Robert

    Help with Auditing

    As per Robert “During an in house safety audit, after using the app for many months, the auditor was very pleased with the inspections. Not to mention we could show the auditor the inspections on virtually any work station, or app on operators’ devices, in the building. This eliminated the need to track down the binders, break the seal of dust, and hope the reports were neat and legible.”


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