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Translating Trucking Trends Into Profitable Action Items At Your Truckstop

May 1, 2016

Translating Trucking Trends Into Profitable Action Items At Your Truckstop

The successes and challenges the trucking industry experiences have a significant effect on the nation’s truckstops and travel plazas, which means staying cur-rent on trucking trends is crucial for businesses that serve drivers. What’s more, successful truckstop and travel plaza operators know that trends often result in new opportunities.

Truckstop Operators Reduce Water Use To Increase Profits

March 1, 2016

Truckstop Operators Reduce Water Use To Increase Profits

For truckstops and travel plazas, conserving water can cut costs while also improving the company’s environmental stewardship. Monitoring and managing water is becoming even more important in certain parts of the country that are dealing with drought situations. Three NATSO members shared their methods for reducing water usage.

Customization + Variety = The Future of Truckstop Beverage Sales

June 30, 2015

Customization + Variety = The Future of Truckstop Beverage Sales

From traditional and craft sodas to coconut water to energy drinks, today’s consumers have more choices than ever when selecting a beverage, and the number of drinks competing for cooler space is expected to grow

What To Do When You Are The Aspiring Truckstop Leader

May 1, 2015

What To Do When You Are The Aspiring Truckstop Leader

Leaders exist within every level of a business, whether it is an hourly employee, shift leader, a general manager or the head of the company. What’s more, everyone has the opportunity to lead in some way each day, either at work, at home or in the community.

Industry Leader Bill Sapp Receives the Hall of Fame Award

May 1, 2015

Industry Leader Bill Sapp Receives the Hall of Fame Award

During The NATSO Show 2015 the NATSO Foundation presented the industry’s Hall of Fame Award to William (Bill) Sapp, the co-founder of Sapp Bros. Travel Centers Inc.

Broadway Truck Stop Raises Money for Spokane's Needy

April 16, 2015

Broadway Truck Stop Raises Money for Spokane's Needy

For the month of March, Broadway Diner, located in the Broadway Truck Stop in Spokane, Washington, was a proud participant of the “Dine Out To Feed Spokane” project, a benefit to raise awareness for the Feed Spokane agency.

Broadway Flying J Supports Breast Cancer with Pink Hats

January 28, 2015

Broadway Flying J Supports Breast Cancer with Pink Hats

Broadway Flying J Travel Plazas created the Pink Hat campaign at their 7 facilities (Spokane, West Spokane, WA, Belgrade and Hardin, MT, Ellensburg and Pasco, WA and Battle Mountain, NV) to show their support for those with Breast Cancer.

Multiple Markets and Suppliers Help Operators Get the Best Price on Fuel

July 1, 2014

Multiple Markets and Suppliers Help Operators Get the Best Price on Fuel

Diesel fuel and gasoline are the lifeblood of a truckstop and travel plaza. Not only are they high-priced items, there is little margin, so finding the best price on each load is crucial. Plus, operators need to keep a steady supply flowing and work to minimize disruptions during periods of peak demand or bad weather. Diesel fuel and gasoline are too important to truckstop and travel plaza operations to leave the purchasing up to chance. Operators said they are working with multiple suppliers, utilizing contracts and securing lines of credit to ensure they always have product available and are getting it at a good rate.

Focusing on the Future: Truckstop Operators Look to Innovation and Advocacy

January 1, 2014

Focusing on the Future: Truckstop Operators Look to Innovation and Advocacy

Today's truckstops and travel plaza operators are navigating a mature industry. That means they must continue to innovate to maintain and grow sales. At the same time, they are also keeping tabs on government regulation that may change the way they do business and advocating for the future of the industry.

Broadway Flying J Celebrates 50 Years of Extra Mile Service

May 13, 2013

Broadway Flying J Celebrates 50 Years of Extra Mile Service

In 1963 Don and Bernice Alsaker took a chance and opened a fueling station on the newly constructed Interstate 90. Today, Broadway Flying J has grown from the original location on I-90 to seven travel plazas in Washington, Montana and Nevada. For the past 50 years, Broadway has served highway travelers, local residents and professional drivers and has always gone the extra mile.

Connecting with Truckstop Customers

March 1, 2013

Connecting with Truckstop Customers

To better understand their customers, truckstop and travel plaza operators are relying on old-fashioned, face-to- face customer service while also embracing technology to initiate conversations and engage with a customer base that is constantly on the move.

DEF Sales on the Rise; Operators Respond in Numerous Ways

September 1, 2012

DEF Sales on the Rise; Operators Respond in Numerous Ways

With DEF sales on the rise, operators are responding in numerous ways.

Lessons from Around the Globe

March 1, 2012

Lessons from Around the Globe

“The biggest takeaway was that, uniquely, we all have similar problems and similar answers,” said Dan Alsaker, Broadway Truck Stops, who participated in the tour.

January 1, 2012

Rising From the Ashes

Broadway Flying J Travel Plaza Rebuilds After a Disaster.

Should I take the name truck out of my truckstop?

July 1, 2011

Should I take the name truck out of my truckstop?

They want easy access, clean facilities, something to eat and competitive prices—not necessarily in that order.

Travel Centers Add Healthy and Time-Saving Options

July 1, 2011

Travel Centers Add Healthy and Time-Saving Options

Travel centers add healthy and time-saving options.

Does your location use social media?

May 1, 2011

Does your location use social media?

It’s a great way to stay connected to the customer.

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