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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.

McLane Index: Healthy Snacks Boost Sales

August 14, 2013

McLane Index: Healthy Snacks Boost Sales

Total travel plaza and truckstop convenience purchases from McLane averaged $16,273 per week during Jan to June 2013 versus $15,772 in the first six months of 2012.

New Ideas and Trends in Food Service

June 20, 2013

New Ideas and Trends in Food Service

For truckstops and travel plazas, restaurants are among the most important profit centers at the locations. Sit-down and quick-service restaurants alike attract four-wheeler traffic, professional drivers and locals. Even better, restaurant and foodservice sales are expected to reach a record high of $660.5 billion this year, the National Restaurant Association reported. That’s a 3.8 percent increase from 2012.

Pilot Flying J Announces New Fast, Casual Dining Concept

April 1, 2013

Pilot Flying J Announces New Fast, Casual Dining Concept

Pilot Flying J announced that it is launching a new fast, casual dining concept at select travel centers and travel plazas nationwide,

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.

Laplace Travel Center, Poker and Plenty More

January 1, 2013

Laplace Travel Center, Poker and Plenty More

Michael Sibley, President of LaPlace Travel Center in LaPlace, La. talks to Stop Watch about how he has improved his business.

Consumers Adhere to Three Meals Daily But Snack Often

October 1, 2012

Consumers Adhere to Three Meals Daily But Snack Often

By offering the right mini-meals and snacks, truckstop and travel plaza operators and industry suppliers can tap into this trend and boost sales.

People Power

November 1, 2011

People Power

Trail’s Travel Center owes its success to a hard-working, friendly staff.

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.