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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

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

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