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6 Ways The Internet of Things is Changing Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operations

November 1, 2017

6 Ways The Internet of Things is Changing Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operations

Equipment and devices are becoming increasingly connected to each other as part of the Internet of Things (IoT)—a massive network of connected systems, devices and people—and the ability to access and transmit data quickly and automatically is changing the way businesses operate.

5 Things Your Internet Presence Must Include

April 30, 2017

5 Things Your Internet Presence Must Include

In today’s world, an online presence is critical. Consumers are online and they use the internet to find places to eat, shop and fuel. Whether they are searching from home or while on the go, customers and potential customers take to the web to find their next stop.

Technology Works to Speed Fuel Transactions at Truckstops

March 1, 2017

Technology Works to Speed Fuel Transactions at Truckstops

With increased demands on drivers and hours-of-service regulations, professional drivers are eager to stop for what they need and get back on the road as quickly as possible. Locations are offering more convenient food options and working to speed transactions inside the store, but many have been limited with what they could do on the fuel islands.

Consumers Slowly Embrace Mobile Payments; Locations Prepare For The Future

May 1, 2016

Consumers Slowly Embrace Mobile Payments; Locations Prepare For The Future

A growing number of companies are offering mobile-payment applications, and although the majority of consumers still rely on traditional payment methods, some truckstop and travel plaza operators are preparing for the future and embracing the technology now.

Top Apps for Truck Drivers

September 1, 2015

Top Apps for Truck Drivers

From finding the best route to monitoring fuel prices, there is a range of technology applications that are aiding professional drivers and helping them determine where to stop.

Truckstop Operators Turn To Technology To Improve Operations And Increase The Bottom Line

September 1, 2015

Truckstop Operators Turn To Technology To Improve Operations And Increase The Bottom Line

Today's technology is allowing truckstop and travel operators to rethink the shopping experience and make it even more customer centric, which can cultivate loyalty and grow sales.

Anti-Theft technology cuts losses at the pump

September 1, 2015

Anti-Theft technology cuts losses at the pump

Fuel theft can result in huge losses for truckstop and travel plaza operators.

Embrace and Fully Utilize New Technology

September 1, 2015

Embrace and Fully Utilize New Technology

As a nation, we’ve always embraced the latest technology.

Truckstop of the Future

June 30, 2015

Truckstop of the Future

To stay relevant, businesses have to change as their customers change. New innovations can drive sales and create convenience, and the truckstops and travel plazas of the future will embrace improvements that will enhance the customers’ experience.

Government Warns Retailers of Malware Targeting POS Systems

August 1, 2014

Government Warns Retailers of Malware Targeting POS Systems

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a warning for retailers that "Backoff," a new malware targeting retailers' point-of-sale (POS) systems, could leave retailers vulnerable to attacks that could result in compromise of consumer payment information.

New Payment Technologies at Truckstops Boost Customer Service

April 18, 2013

New Payment Technologies at Truckstops Boost Customer Service

From rfid to paypal, truckstop operators are giving customers more ways to pay while moving them in and out of the location faster

Love’s Travel Stops to Complete Addition of RFID

April 15, 2013

Love’s Travel Stops to Complete Addition of RFID

Love’s Travel Stops announced it is completing the addition of a radio frequency ID, or RFID, -enabled payment system at its travel stop locations.

Gilbarco and PayPal Bring Mobile Payments to the Pump

February 18, 2013

Gilbarco and PayPal Bring Mobile Payments to the Pump

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and PayPal have teamed up to make PayPal an accepted payment method at tens of thousands of fueling stations around the U.S. Gilbarco said the move will allow retailers to connect more effectively with customers and simplify the way people pay for fuel and purchase in-store items. Through the partnership, Gilbarco gains access to a new user base--PayPal’s 125 million global users and the 55 million Americans who use a PayPal account right now, while also giving merchants using Gilbarco's equipment the ability to sell additional items through PayPal Wallet.

NCR to Acquire Retalix for $650 Million

December 3, 2012

NCR to Acquire Retalix for $650 Million

NCR Corp. said it will acquire Retalix for approximately $650 million.

PingHd, Digital Sign Provider, To Offer Webinars

October 23, 2012

PingHd, Digital Sign Provider, To Offer Webinars

NATSO allied member Ping HD is offering three webinars.

Top Retailers Rolling Out Mobile Payments, ACH Cards

October 15, 2012

Top Retailers Rolling Out Mobile Payments, ACH Cards

Two of the nation's largest retailers last week announced new payment technology options.

McDonald's Testing Mobile Payments

August 27, 2012

McDonald's Testing Mobile Payments

McDonald’s Corp. announced it is testing a mobile payments service with PayPal.

Starbucks and Square Team Up to Offer Mobile Payments

August 13, 2012

Starbucks and Square Team Up to Offer Mobile Payments

Square, the mobile payments start-up, announced last week that it is forming a partnership with the Starbucks Coffee Company

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Wayne Adding Smart Phone Pay-at-Pump Technology

August 13, 2012

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Wayne Adding Smart Phone Pay-at-Pump Technology

GE energy business Wayne and Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced last week that they have agreed to integrate a mobile commerce application into pay-at-the-pump technology.

Burger King Corp. Launches Mobile Payments Pilot Program

July 2, 2012

Burger King Corp. Launches Mobile Payments Pilot Program

Burger King Corp. has launched a mobile payments pilot program.

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