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Mobile App and Web Ordering at Truckstops and Travel Centers with Smooth Commerce [Podcast]

Mobile App and Web Ordering at Truckstops and Travel Centers with Smooth Commerce [Podcast]

Truckstop and travel center customers want to order ahead for pick-up and delivery at your location. This episode with Smooth Commerce will help you better understand why and how to offer it. More

NATSO Launches a COVID-19 Reopening Buyer’s Guide

NATSO Launches a COVID-19 Reopening Buyer’s Guide

NATSO's new COVID-19 Reopening Buyer’s Guide is your tool to find solutions to operate safely and profitably during the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic. More

From Staffing to Diesel Pumps: Ideas to Grow Your Travel Center Business [Podcast]

From Staffing to Diesel Pumps: Ideas to Grow Your Travel Center Business [Podcast]

Don Quinn, NATSO Service’s vice president, and Darren Schulte, NATSO's vice president, membership, frequently consult for travel centers and truckstops. They help travel centers grow their business. Oftentimes, that means coming out and spending a few days onsite doing a complete evaluation, but it also means answering a lot of critical operational questions to help those expanding their travel center business or entering the market. In this episode, they explore some of the frequently asked questions they receive as they help those new to the industry. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Layout and Merchandising in the Time of COVID-19 [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Layout and Merchandising in the Time of COVID-19 [Podcast]

Retailers across the country are changing their layouts and display strategies to allow customers to quickly and safely shop while following social distancing guidelines. Should your truckstop make some of these changes? Darren Schulte, NATSO's vice president, membership contends that good truckstops and travel centers should use this time to re-evaluate their merchandising strategy. More

Invest in Billboards to Let Your Travel Center Customers Know You are Open

Invest in Billboards to Let Your Travel Center Customers Know You are Open

Interstate billboards give you exposure to large numbers of travelers every day and night. I believe that this is one of the most effective forms of advertising. More

 Food Offerings are Key in Professional Drivers’ Decisions on Where to Stop

Food Offerings are Key in Professional Drivers’ Decisions on Where to Stop

For professional drivers, food is often the thing that matters most for them when they are on the road. In a survey of 1,500 Check-Link drivers, more than half of respondents said a location’s food offerings, after fuel, are one of the most important things that drive their decisions on where to stop. More

Five Things to Think About When Considering a Free-Standing Transaction Counter at Your Travel Center

Five Things to Think About When Considering a Free-Standing Transaction Counter at Your Travel Center

One of the most important decisions truckstop and travel center owners have to make during a remodel or new-build is where to place the transaction counters and whether or not a free-standing transaction counter makes sense. There are several elements operators should consider when weighing their options. More

Truckstop Technology for Today and Tomorrow [Podcast]

Truckstop Technology for Today and Tomorrow [Podcast]

NATSO Allied member BT Mack Technology Group joins the podcast to talk about technology infrastructure for truckstops. More

Christmas in July: Merchandising for the Upcoming Seasons During COVID-19 At Your Truckstop

Christmas in July: Merchandising for the Upcoming Seasons During COVID-19 At Your Truckstop

Right now, it may seem impossible to think past today, but the world is still turning and so is your inventory, so you've got to be thinking about its future.  In this video podcast, Darren Schulte, NATSO’s vice president, membership, and Amy Toner, NATSO’s vice president, publishing and digital content, embrace Christmas in July with their discussion of seasonal merchandise. More

What is Next in ATM Innovation?

What is Next in ATM Innovation?

From innovations in ATM cleaning to upcoming cardless transaction technology, learn the inside scoop on what is happening with ATM technology. More

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