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Upcoming “EMV Shift” – What Truckstop & Travel Plaza Operators Should Know

September 14, 2015

Upcoming “EMV Shift” – What Truckstop & Travel Plaza Operators Should Know

Recent data breaches have brought the issue of data security to the top of many merchants’ radar screens. In particular, NATSO has received a number of questions from truckstop owners and operators regarding the October 1, 2015 “EMV Shift” – this refers to Visa and MasterCard’s plans to begin aligning credit and debit cards in the United States with those companies’ proprietary chip technology. This article answers to some of the key questions regarding this important topic.

Truckstop of the Future

June 30, 2015

Truckstop of the Future

To stay relevant, businesses have to change as their customers change. New innovations can drive sales and create convenience, and the truckstops and travel plazas of the future will embrace improvements that will enhance the customers’ experience.

New Payment Technologies at Truckstops Boost Customer Service

April 18, 2013

New Payment Technologies at Truckstops Boost Customer Service

From rfid to paypal, truckstop operators are giving customers more ways to pay while moving them in and out of the location faster

Love’s Travel Stops to Complete Addition of RFID

April 15, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops to Complete Addition of RFID

Love’s Travel Stops announced it is completing the addition of a radio frequency ID, or RFID, -enabled payment system at its travel stop locations.

Gilbarco and PayPal Bring Mobile Payments to the Pump

February 18, 2013

Gilbarco and PayPal Bring Mobile Payments to the Pump

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and PayPal have teamed up to make PayPal an accepted payment method at tens of thousands of fueling stations around the U.S. Gilbarco said the move will allow retailers to connect more effectively with customers and simplify the way people pay for fuel and purchase in-store items. Through the partnership, Gilbarco gains access to a new user base--PayPal’s 125 million global users and the 55 million Americans who use a PayPal account right now, while also giving merchants using Gilbarco's equipment the ability to sell additional items through PayPal Wallet.

EFS Acquires T-Chek Systems, Inc.

October 17, 2012

EFS Acquires T-Chek Systems, Inc.

Electronic Funds Source, LLC, (EFS) announced it has acquired T-Chek Systems, Inc. (T-Chek) for $302.5 million in cash.

Burger King Corp. Launches Mobile Payments Pilot Program

July 2, 2012

Burger King Corp. Launches Mobile Payments Pilot Program

Burger King Corp. has launched a mobile payments pilot program.

Easy Payments Cardless Fueling Coming Soon to a Station Near You

January 1, 2012

Easy Payments Cardless Fueling Coming Soon to a Station Near You

Jenny Love Meyer, director of communications for Love’s, said RFID creates a competitive advantage for the chain. “We know that the drivers and the fuel managers prefer not to deal with cards. The possibility of eliminating cards is a big convenience for the customers and it reduces the chance for fuel thefts to occur,” Meyer said.

Skim Scam, A High-Tech Method of Theft and Fraud

September 1, 2011

Skim Scam, A High-Tech Method of Theft and Fraud

A high-tech method of theft and fraud emerges.