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NATSO Foundation Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Safety Initiatives, Industry Research & More

November 30, 2012

NATSO Foundation Golf Tournament to Raise Funds for Safety Initiatives, Industry Research & More NATSO Foundation

On Feb. 3 truckstop and travel plaza operators and industry suppliers will join together to support The NATSO Foundation at the NATSO Foundation Golf Tournament in Savannah, Ga.

National Petroleum Council to Present Findings at The NATSO Show

November 15, 2012

National Petroleum Council to Present Findings at The NATSO Show NATSO Foundation

On Feb. 4, 2013, leaders from the National Petroleum Council’s study on Future Transportation Fuels will provide an overview of the study's findings and present publicly, for the first time, an in-depth review of the study’s findings on the future of the heavy-duty industry.

The NATSO Show 2013 Focuses on Education

November 8, 2012

The NATSO Show 2013 Focuses on Education NATSO Inc.

Industry experts to present on fuel, freight trends and more at The NATSO Show.

The NATSO Show 2013 Feb. 2-6 in Savannah, Ga., Early-Bird Registration Open

November 1, 2012

The NATSO Show 2013 Feb. 2-6 in Savannah, Ga., Early-Bird Registration Open NATSO Inc.

“We’ve created a comprehensive conference where industry experts, suppliers and truckstop and travel plaza operators come together to share knowledge and best practices, helping operators uncover cutting-edge solutions and bold strategies that will benefit their business throughout the year."

Majority of Named Plaintiffs Oppose Visa/MasterCard Settlement

October 11, 2012

Majority of Named Plaintiffs Oppose Visa/MasterCard Settlement NATSO Inc.

Named Plaintiffs, representing all U.S. merchants, vow to continue fight for real credit card fee reform.

NATSO Rejects Proposed Settlement in Antitrust Litigation

September 10, 2012

NATSO Rejects Proposed Settlement in Antitrust Litigation NATSO Inc.

NATSO announced today that it has joined others in rejecting a proposed settlement of the antitrust lawsuit brought by merchants, including NATSO, alleging that Visa, MasterCard and national banks collude to set artificially high swipe fees.

July 23, 2012

Knight Transportation Selects Electronic Funds Source as Payments Provider Electronic Funds Source, LLC (EFS)

Electronic Funds Source, LLC, (EFS), the leader in innovative and customized payment solutions announces its newest partnership with Knight Transportation, Inc. (KNX), a leading national transportation company, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, with over 4,000 tractors and more than 9,000 trailers from service centers nationwide.

NATSO Statement on Proposed Settlement in Antitrust Litigation

July 13, 2012

NATSO Statement on Proposed Settlement in Antitrust Litigation NATSO

"The size of this monetary award will make headlines, but we must carefully evaluate whether the settlement goes far enough to ensure competition and transparency in the credit card industry."

NATSO Congratulates Congress for Commitment to Transportation, Jason’s Law

July 10, 2012

NATSO Congratulates Congress for Commitment to Transportation, Jason’s Law NATSO Inc.

“We applaud Congress for enacting this law that will keep critical funds flowing to the highway transportation system and ensure the safety of the traveling public.”

Partnership Applauds Senate Commitment to Small Businesses, Jobs, Senate Rejects Senator Portman Amendment #1742

March 13, 2012

Partnership Applauds Senate Commitment to Small Businesses, Jobs, Senate Rejects Senator Portman Amendment #1742 Partnership to Save Highway Communities

“This veto sends a clear message that state DOTs cannot fix their state budget problems on the backs of small businesses or at the expense of American jobs and local communities."

Senate Urged to Vote NO to Sen. Portman Amendment #1742

March 6, 2012

Senate Urged to Vote NO to Sen. Portman Amendment #1742 Partnership to Save Highway Communities

“The government is not in the business of selling food and fuel; the private sector is already meeting that need,” said Lisa Mullings, President and CEO of NATSO. “Sen. Portman’s amendment is a move to expand government, at a cost to existing businesses.”

NATSO Welcomes Darren Schulte as Vice President, Membership

February 18, 2012

NATSO Welcomes Darren Schulte as Vice President, Membership NATSO

“Darren brings a wealth of knowledge about the truckstop and travel plaza industry,” said Mullings. “Combined with his retail merchandising, marketing and operations experience, Darren will be a valuable asset as we work to provide our members with new resources and educational opportunities. We are thrilled to have Darren on board and welcome him to NATSO.”

Reps. Latourette's And Kucinich's Amendment Threatens 
To Turn Highway Bill Into A Jobs Killer

February 14, 2012

Reps. Latourette's And Kucinich's Amendment Threatens 
To Turn Highway Bill Into A Jobs Killer Partnership to Save Highway Communities

“This Amendment is the biggest threat small business owners have ever faced under a highway bill,” said Lisa Mullings, President and CEO of NATSO, and a member of the Partnership to Save Highway Communities.

NATSO Foundation Supports AMBER Alert, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Engage in Efforts to  Safely Recover Abducted Children

January 13, 2012

NATSO Foundation Supports AMBER Alert, Truckstops and Travel Plazas Engage in Efforts to Safely Recover Abducted Children NATSO Foundation

“The truckstop and travel plaza industry is proud to enlist its support in the work to safely recover abducted children,” said NATSO Foundation President and CEO Lisa Mullings. “There is no cause more important than the safety of a child.”

NATSO MOURNS LOSS OF CHUCK BOSSELMAN

January 9, 2012

NATSO MOURNS LOSS OF CHUCK BOSSELMAN NATSO Inc.

“NATSO and the truckstop industry have lost a leader and a friend,” said NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings. “Chuck was an innovative thinker whose energy and enthusiasm were a driving force behind his success. Chuck worked tirelessly for the benefit of the entire industry, and we will miss his leadership and his unwavering commitment.”

NATSO Elects 2012 Chairman of the Board, Darrin Flitton Elected Chairman of NATSO Board of Directors

January 4, 2012

NATSO Elects 2012 Chairman of the Board, Darrin Flitton Elected Chairman of NATSO Board of Directors NATSO Inc.

“I’m honored to have been chosen to represent America’s truckstops and travel plazas,” Flitton said. “As a member of the truckstop and travel plaza community, I am privileged to lead the organization that is helping to shape the success of the entire industry.”

Chuck Bosselman to Receive NATSO Hall of Fame Award

December 21, 2011

Chuck Bosselman to Receive NATSO Hall of Fame Award The NATSO Foundation

Bosselman has spent countless hours volunteering for the NATSO board of directors and the NATSO Foundation, and he was a founding member of AMBEST—a network of independently owned truckstops. Bosselman is a leader in his community as well, supporting groups such as the American Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America, and the Girl Scouts of America.

NATSO and WPMA Tap the Power of Partnership for 2012 Education and Trade Events, Co-mingled Shows Offer Attendees and Exhibitors Unparalleled Business and Networking Opportunities

November 21, 2011

NATSO and WPMA Tap the Power of Partnership for 2012 Education and Trade Events, Co-mingled Shows Offer Attendees and Exhibitors Unparalleled Business and Networking Opportunities NATSO

"Our mission is to create value for our members, so of course we are excited to be able to open up this brand new opportunity in Las Vegas for our attendees to learn and network," said NATSO president and CEO Lisa Mullings. "We are extremely fortunate to be able to partner with such a respected organization."

Legendary Entrepreneur and Fast Company Co-Founder Bill Taylor to Keynote The NATSO Show 2011

November 15, 2011

Legendary Entrepreneur and Fast Company Co-Founder Bill Taylor to Keynote The NATSO Show 2011 The NATSO Foundation

“Taylor is a business thought-leader in the truest sense of the phrase,“ said NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings. “We are thrilled to connect his transformational strategies and entrepreneurial spirit with truckstop and travel plaza leaders at The New NATSO Show.”

NATSO Applauds Senate Committee’s Commitment To Transportation, Safety and Jobs

November 10, 2011

NATSO Applauds Senate Committee’s Commitment To Transportation, Safety and Jobs NATSO

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings said, “We applaud Senate EPW Committee Chairwoman Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member James Inhofe, and the entire committee for approving MAP21, which would create hundreds of thousands of jobs, make our roads safer, and reduce the time professional drivers and other motorists waste in highway gridlock. We urge full Senate passage of this important legislation.”

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