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Twelve Travel Plaza Customer Insights from Coca-Cola

Posted in: Truckstop Business, The NATSO Show, Marketing & Retail

During The NATSO Show 2015, Stephanie Kowitz, senior manager of shopper insights for Coca-Cola and J.T. McMahan, sales director for Coca-Cola shared 12 key insights into shopper behavior at truckstops and travel plazas.

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Toilet Room Signs Improperly Mounted

Posted in: Truckstop Business, Americans with Disabilities Act

When it comes to toilet rooms, signage can seem like an obvious and easy last piece of the puzzle, but there are a few simple yet important ADA rules when it comes to these placards.

The two issues facility managers must consider when applying toilet room signage are height and placement.

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5 Fuel Trends You Need To Know About In 2015

Posted in: Fuel and Trucking, Biodiesel

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to visit with Denton Cinquegrana, chief oil analyst for the Oil Price Information Service (OPIS), to talk about the trends he’s expecting in the fuel industry in 2015 and what the impact will be on fuel retailers.

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{NATSO News} March 23, 2015

Posted in: Our Legislative and Regulatory Issues

House T&I Chairman Reaffirms Opposition to Fuel Tax Increase and more...

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16 Ideas On How To Deal With Unproductive Inventory At Your Truckstop

Posted in: Truckstop Business, Darren's Great Ideas for Independent Operators, Marketing & Retail

Here are 16 actionable ways to limit the negative impact of your unproductive inventory.

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Connecting With NATSO Members At The NATSO Show

Posted in: The NATSO Show

The best thing about The NATSO Show was seeing our travel plaza members in action! It was their desire to educate themselves, learn new things and gain industry knowledge that was most impressive.

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Five Remarkable Industry Leaders Address The NATSO Show

Posted in: The NATSO Show, Leadership & Strategy

Preparing for the future means focusing on innovation, uncovering industry trends, and building a known and reliable brand. This year at The NATSO Show, five key industry leaders who are proven trendsetters in their fields addressed these themes while sharing insights to help truckstop and travel plaza operators improve their operations. Did you catch the Live from The NATSO Show quick takes on each keynote?

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The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Truckstop Inventory

Posted in: Truckstop Business, Darren's Great Ideas for Independent Operators, Marketing & Retail

We are well into the new year and hopefully each of you are working through your inventory reduction plans after fourth quarter and the holiday season.

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With Coffee Cup Size, Live Large

Posted in: Truckstop Business, Marketing & Retail

Size matters in coffee cup sales, so promote your large. In America, nearly two-thirds of coffee in the away from home market is consumed at breakfast, and the majority of breakfast sales are either take out or drive through. The most common three coffee cup sizes by volume are 12 ounces (small), 16 ounces (medium) and 20 ounces (large). Have you ever stopped to deconstruct the reasoning behind these sizes?

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Don't Forget Annual EPCRA Tier II Reports Are Due March 1

Posted in: Our Legislative and Regulatory Issues

Truckstops and travel plazas are reminded that the Environmental Protection Agency’s Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know (EPCRA) Tier II reports must be filed with local or state emergency response authorities no later than March 1, 2015.

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