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Fuel Buying Basics for Travel Centers with NATSO [Podcast]

Fuel Buying Basics for Travel Centers with NATSO [Podcast]

NATSO's Don Quinn helps truckstop and travel center operators understand the fundamentals of fuel buying to make the right decisions that can improve their bottom line by thousands of dollars monthly. More

How Truckstops and Travel Centers Can Remain Relevant Within a Rapidly Changing Retail Environment [Podcast]

How Truckstops and Travel Centers Can Remain Relevant Within a Rapidly Changing Retail Environment [Podcast]

In this episode, retail industry expert and NATSO Connect speaker Patrik Jacob of Koru-Development digs into how those within the truckstop and travel center industry can benefit from the fundamental changes taking place in retail. More

Biodiesel Basics with NATSO's Alternative Fuels Council

Biodiesel Basics with NATSO's Alternative Fuels Council

In the second episode of The Truck Stops Here, we sat down with Alternative Fuels Council’s Jeff Hove to answer some of the basic biodiesel questions we get from NATSO members looking to start blending biodiesel.  More

Understanding and Preventing Water in Fuel Storage Tanks

Understanding and Preventing Water in Fuel Storage Tanks

Water in fuel tanks is a concern for all travel plaza and truckstop operators, but the fuel itself is not the cause of water issues in fuel tanks. Storing fuel — be it petroleum diesel, renewable diesel, biodiesel or gasoline— in a clean, dry tank is critical. In fact, water is the common denominator for two major issues with fuel storage: microbial contamination and corrosion. Let’s address these one at a time, and then discuss a few tips to help. More

Your Travel Center Should Prepare Now for the 2020 EMV Shift to Avoid Increased Liability

Your Travel Center Should Prepare Now for the 2020 EMV Shift to Avoid Increased Liability

Do you have any idea what the impact of the EMV liability shift is going to be at your location if you are not complaint? The shift of liability drops on Oct. 1, 2020, in the retail world. That includes us, truckstop and travel center operators. More

NATSO’s Jeff Hove Discusses Biofuels on Convenience Matters

NATSO’s Jeff Hove Discusses Biofuels on Convenience Matters

Jeff Hove, vice president of NATSO’s Alternative Fuels Council, recently shared his industry insight on the alternative fuels market on the podcast Convenience Matters. More

Experiential Elements in Spades at Oasis Travel Center

Experiential Elements in Spades at Oasis Travel Center

In this premier episode of The Truck Stops Here, we have the distinct pleasure of interviewing Dale Elks, General Manager about their unique truckstop. More

How Can My Travel Center Take Advantage of the Biodiesel Tax Credit?

How Can My Travel Center Take Advantage of the Biodiesel Tax Credit?

In late December, President Trump signed legislation that retroactively renewed the $1-per-gallon biodiesel tax credit and extended it through 2022. It marked an enormous victory for not only the travel center industry, but also for the environment and America's truck drivers and consumers. Importantly, it allows diesel retailers to receive significant profits from blending bio into their diesel. Let’s take a look at what this means from an individual truckstop or travel plaza owner operator’s perspective. More

Blaze a Trail with NATSO’s Programs at NATSO Connect

Blaze a Trail with NATSO’s Programs at NATSO Connect

This year at NATSO Connect we are again turning the traditional NATSO booth on its head and turning it into a three spot NATSO Campground! More

Trail’s Travel Center Pays Special Tribute to Veterans

Trail’s Travel Center Pays Special Tribute to Veterans

Trail’s Travel Center created a special gesture on Veteran’s Day to honor those who have served. NATSO connected with Cathy Purdie, director of marketing and strategic development for the location and Ken Fluth, Iron Skillet manager, to learn more about their event.  More

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