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Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Ten Ways to Promote the Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship to Your Truckstop Staff

Each year the NATSO Foundation’s Bill Moon Scholarship program distributes thousands of dollars to students to pursue their educational goals. In 2020, the foundation will award five, $5,000 scholarships to truckstop and travel plaza employees and/or their legal dependents. Here are 10 ways you can promote the scholarship to your staff. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Industry Trends [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Industry Trends [Podcast]

In this episode, Darren Schulte takes listeners on a deep dive into trucking trends and food trends impacting the industry. More

Ten Ideas on What Truckstops and Travel Centers Can Share on Social Media Right Now

Ten Ideas on What Truckstops and Travel Centers Can Share on Social Media Right Now

Here are ten social media ideas that NATSO members may want to share on social media during the coronavirus pandemic. More

How Can You Let Your Truckstop Customers Know You are Open?

How Can You Let Your Truckstop Customers Know You are Open?

A NATSO member reached out to us this week for advice on spreading the word to drivers that the location is still open with quick, hot food and open showers. Darren Schulte, NATSO’s vice president, membership, and I brainstormed on the best ways to accomplish this goal. Here are our ideas. More

How to Add Plexiglass to Your Transaction Counters

How to Add Plexiglass to Your Transaction Counters

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shoemaker's Travel Center in Lincoln Nebraska added plexiglass shields to its transaction counters. After Raina Shoemaker, general operations manager for Shoemaker's Travel Center, shared a picture in NATSO’s LinkedIn Group, I reached out to gather more information for NATSO’s COVID-19 webpage. More

How Do I Adapt From Dine-In Service To Carry-Out/Delivery Only?

How Do I Adapt From Dine-In Service To Carry-Out/Delivery Only?

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Truckstop and Travel Center State of Industry: Who are the Players and What Do Customers Expect in 2020 [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center State of Industry: Who are the Players and What Do Customers Expect in 2020 [Podcast]

The Truck Stops Here hosts sat down with Darren Schulte, a 30-year industry veteran and NATSO vice president of membership, to learn more about how the industry has changed. More

Why Biodiesel Blends Make Sense for Your Operations

Why Biodiesel Blends Make Sense for Your Operations

Electric vehicles may be the shiny new object, but speakers at the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo in January confirmed that the diesel engine will continue dominating the market for a long time. John Eichberger, Executive Director of the Fuels Institute, illustrated this point with federal data: 77% of all distillate energy is used by the over-the-road freight market. A 14% increase in registered diesel vehicles is expected by 2035 — including more passenger models. Diesel vehicle miles traveled are projected to increase 23% by 2035. More

How Do You Protect Your Truckstop From Foodborne Illness Risks?

How Do You Protect Your Truckstop From Foodborne Illness Risks?

Food safety is critical, and there are several ways truckstop and travel center operators can protect themselves and their businesses from an outbreak of Salmonella or Clostridium perfringens. More

How to Upgrade to Meet the October 2020 EMV Shift [Podcast]

How to Upgrade to Meet the October 2020 EMV Shift [Podcast]

Podcast guest Dan Witkemper, Director, North America Payment at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, tells us what truckstops and travel centers should know about EMV chip technology to ensure they're ready by the 2020 deadline. More

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