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A Day in the Life of a Truckstop Operator: Mark Russell

March 10, 2013

A Day in the Life of a Truckstop Operator: Mark Russell

Industry suppliers know that understanding their customers increases service levels in addition to profits. While no two days are ever exactly the same for truckstop and travel plaza operators, Highway Business Matters sat down with Mark Russell, director of operations for Russell’s Truck and Travel Center 2, near Amarillo, Texas to learn about a typical day.

Rumble Rules: Idling Regulations

July 1, 2012

Rumble Rules: Idling Regulations

Throughout the country, local and state governments are continuing to adjust their idling laws, and in an effort to create greater uniformity for drivers, several states are embracing statewide regulations versus individual county or city regulations.

Less is More, Eco Travel Plaza is Busy Conserving Energy

September 1, 2011

Less is More, Eco Travel Plaza is Busy Conserving Energy

The Eco Travel Plaza is busy conserving energy.

Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza Stands Out for Almost 40 Years

May 1, 2011

Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza Stands Out for Almost 40 Years

To make the Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza in Sacramento, Calif., stand out, President and General Manager Tristen Rust Griffith emphasizes her employees, seeks out innovation and focuses on the travel plaza’s bottom line.