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NATSO Statement on Court's Reversal of Visa, MasterCard $7.25 Billion Settlement

July 1, 2016

NATSO Statement on Court's Reversal of Visa, MasterCard $7.25 Billion Settlement

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings issued the following statement on the June 30, 2016, decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to reverse the $7.25 billion antitrust settlement that Visa and MasterCard had reached with millions of retailers over the high transaction fees that retailers pay each time a customer uses a credit card.

NATSO Announces New Partnership with FASTPORT To Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Recruit and Hire Veterans

May 26, 2016

NATSO Announces New Partnership with FASTPORT To Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Recruit and Hire Veterans NATSO

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, has announced an exciting new partnership with FASTPORT to help NATSO members recruit and hire military veterans and transitioning service members. FASTPORT has joined the association as a Chairman’s Circle member, the highest level of support an industry supplier can achieve with NATSO.

NATSO Announces New Partnership With Allied Brand Capital To Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Buy, Maintain and Upgrade Equipment

May 24, 2016

NATSO Announces New Partnership With Allied Brand Capital To Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Buy, Maintain and Upgrade Equipment NATSO

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, is excited to announce its latest Chairman’s Circle member, Allied Brand Capital, a provider of capital equipment financing and leasing for a number of truckstop and travel plaza’s needs, including pumps, underground storage tank equipment, credit card processing technology, LED lighting, franchise fees and more.

TRUCKING AND TRAVEL PLAZA INDUSTRY LEADERS ANNOUNCE TRUCK PARKING LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

May 17, 2016

TRUCKING AND TRAVEL PLAZA INDUSTRY LEADERS ANNOUNCE TRUCK PARKING LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE

Trucking and travel plaza leaders today announced a new highway safety initiative to help professional drivers find available truck parking.

NATSO Welcomes Chester’s International as Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

May 13, 2016

NATSO Welcomes Chester’s International as Newest Chairman’s Circle Member NATSO

NATSO is excited to announce that Chester’s International, a quick-service, fresh, fried, chicken franchise, has joined NATSO as a Chairman’s Circle member—the highest membership level for industry suppliers. Chester’s, which was ranked No. 64 in Entrepreneur’s 2016 Franchise 500 issue, offers NATSO members a branded foodservice program that includes breakfast, lunch and dinner options and can be up and running in a matter of weeks. Chester’s operations team provides in-store training as well as ongoing support.

Transportation Leaders to Launch Truck Parking Leadership Initiative

May 11, 2016

Transportation Leaders to Launch Truck Parking Leadership Initiative

The NATSO Foundation, NATSO Inc., American Trucking Associations, the American Transportation Research Institute and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance are joining forces to announce a new Truck Parking Leadership Initiative focused on sharing truck parking availability information with the nation’s 3 million professional truck drivers.

NATSO Announces Exciting New Partnership with CareerCo to Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Recruit and Hire Employees

May 10, 2016

NATSO Announces Exciting New Partnership with CareerCo to Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Recruit and Hire Employees NATSO

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, announced an exciting new partnership with CareerCo, a successful online recruitment leader based in Staten Island, N.Y., to help truckstop and travel plaza operators recruit and hire employees. In addition to joining NATSO as a Chairman’s Circle member—the highest level of support an industry supplier can achieve within the association—CareerCo is crafting a recruitment strategy to help NATSO members leverage a risk-free, performance-based system to recruit and hire for a variety of positions. NATSO members will receive a 10 percent discount on all CareerCo services.

NATSO Promotes Tiffany Wlazlowski Neuman to Vice President, Public Affairs

April 25, 2016

NATSO Promotes Tiffany Wlazlowski Neuman to Vice President, Public Affairs

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today announced that Tiffany Wlazlowski Neuman has been promoted to Vice President, Public Affairs.

The NATSO Show 2017 Heads to Savannah, Georgia

March 16, 2016

The NATSO Show 2017 Heads to Savannah, Georgia NATSO

NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, is excited to announce that its 2017 annual show will be held Jan. 21-24 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center and Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa in Savannah, Ga.

 NATSO Announces 2016 Chairman, Board Members Sapp Bros.’ Don Quinn Elected as Chairman, NATSO Board of Directors

February 22, 2016

NATSO Announces 2016 Chairman, Board Members Sapp Bros.’ Don Quinn Elected as Chairman, NATSO Board of Directors NATSO

NATSO, the national trade association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today announced that it has named Don Quinn, president of Sapp Bros. Travel Centers Inc., as its 2016 Chairman of the Board. The announcement was made during the 2016 NATSO Show, currently being held in Orlando, Fla.

NATSO Welcomes Points to Partners as Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

February 9, 2016

NATSO Welcomes Points to Partners as Newest Chairman’s Circle Member NATSO

NATSO is excited to announce that Points to Partners Inc., the customized loyalty program arm of Professional Transportation Partners, has joined NATSO as a Chairman’s Circle member—the highest membership level for industry suppliers.

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training Course: "How Truckstops Help the Homeless"

January 21, 2016

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training Course: "How Truckstops Help the Homeless"

The NATSO Foundation today launched a new online course in the “How Truckstops Help People” educational series. Titled “How Truckstops Help the Homeless,” the 30-minute course teaches truckstop owners, operators and employees how to assist someone who may be experiencing homelessness or who is without resources at their location.

The NATSO Show 2016 to Feature Keynote Session on the EMV Shift for In-Store and Fuel Island Transactions

January 14, 2016

The NATSO Show 2016 to Feature Keynote Session on the EMV Shift for In-Store and Fuel Island Transactions NATSO

The EMV shift—the move to align credit and debit cards in the United States with proprietary chip technology—is extremely complex and expensive for most mid-size merchants, but merchants must adopt EMV-compliant devices or assume the liability for fraudulent transactions.

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Learning Initiative

January 7, 2016

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Learning Initiative

The NATSO Foundation today premiered a new online learning initiative designed to strengthen the nation’s truckstop and travel plaza industry by delivering comprehensive educational and safety training materials to truckstop owners, operators and employees.

Gallup Organization to Share Key Data on Millennials  During The NATSO Show 2016

December 18, 2015

Gallup Organization to Share Key Data on Millennials During The NATSO Show 2016 NATSO

For business owners, a high level of uncertainty surrounds the millennial generation. Among the many myths surrounding millennials are the misconceptions that they feel entitled, require hand-holding and tend to be job hoppers. New research from The Gallup Organization, however, shows that millennials really aren’t that different from previous generations.

NATSO Appoints Shannon Meade Senior Director of Government and Political Affairs

December 17, 2015

NATSO Appoints Shannon Meade Senior Director of Government and Political Affairs

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings today announced the appointment of Shannon Meade as the association’s new Senior Director of Government and Political Affairs for NATSO. In this position, Meade will implement NATSO’s legislative and political agenda in Washington, D.C., and direct the association’s political engagement efforts.

NATSO Statement on Passage Of  “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act”

December 4, 2015

NATSO Statement on Passage Of “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act”

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today applauded Congress for passing the bipartisan, five-year $305 billion highway reauthorization bill, “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act.”

NATSO Statement on House  Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015

November 5, 2015

NATSO Statement on House Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, today commended the House of Representatives for approving a long-term plan for the nation’s highways. The trade association expressed concern, however, with a provision of the House Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (STRRA) that would amend the program commonly known as the interstate tolling pilot program.

The NATSO Foundation Awards $25,000 in Scholarships  2016 Scholarship Application Process Open

October 27, 2015

The NATSO Foundation Awards $25,000 in Scholarships 2016 Scholarship Application Process Open NATSO Foundation

The legacy of the Bill Moon Scholarship continued in 2015 when The NATSO Foundation presented five students with ties to the truckstop and travel plaza industry $5,000 each to put toward their studies. The Bill Moon Scholarship Program has been changing lives for more than 20 years, awarding more than $300,000 in scholarships to date.

NATSO Statement on House Committee’s  Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015

October 23, 2015

NATSO Statement on House Committee’s Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, on Oct. 23 commended members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for putting forth a long-term plan for the nation’s highways.

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