Petro Stopping Center #61

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Written Plans Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Plan for the Future

June 30, 2015

Written Plans Help Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Plan for the Future

Planning has always been an important part of operations at Sacramento 49er, but three years ago, Tristen Griffith, general manager of the location, decided she needed a more detailed approach. Griffith hired a consultant who helped her craft a written document the company evaluates annually and lives by all year.

Great Ideas in Action at Petro Fargo Truckstop

May 1, 2015

Great Ideas in Action at Petro Fargo Truckstop

This brand translates into not just a better shopping experience, but also a strong employee base that is proud of its high quality employer.

Are Your Truckstop Customers Buyers Or Shoppers

March 1, 2015

Are Your Truckstop Customers Buyers Or Shoppers

The majority of customers walk into a store either knowing exactly what they want or planning to look around. For retailers, that means they have two distinct customer types they need to cater to—shoppers and buyers. By understanding each group, truckstop operators can improve customer service, strategize promotions and improve their marketing, all of which can add up to increased profits.

Operators Slice And Dice Data for Business Insights

July 1, 2014

Operators Slice And Dice Data for Business Insights

Information is everywhere and the number of sources producing information is constantly increasing. Big data—a popular term used to describe the growth and availability of both structured and unstructured information—is changing the way many companies operate. Today’s operators are relying on insights from their customers, internal processes and business operations to uncover new opportunities for growth. The challenge with any data set is converting it into useable information by identifying patterns and deviations from those patterns. By analyzing both internal and external sources of data, operators are able to better understand their customers, identify trends and predict sales.

Repairs And Roast Beef Sandwich Sales Grow At Dodge City

September 1, 2013

Repairs And Roast Beef Sandwich Sales Grow At Dodge City

Petro Dodge City #397 is located in Hanceville, Ala., which is positioned perfectly between Birmingham and Huntsville. With a brand new truck repair shop and renovations in the works, they are also positioned to grow.

What are the little things you do to improve the appearance of your location?

March 1, 2012

What are the little things you do to improve the appearance of your location?

"We have a full-time maintenance staff, which we call facility attendants. We have them on the inside and outside of the building and have at least two on during a shift."