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NATSO Welcomes Paragon Solutions as a Chairman’s Circle Member

September 19, 2013

NATSO Welcomes Paragon Solutions as a Chairman’s Circle Member NATSO

NATSO, the national association representing America’s truckstops and travel plazas, is excited to announce that retail design and consulting firm Paragon Solutions has joined NATSO as a Chairman’s Circle member—the highest membership level for industry suppliers.

NATSO Foundation to Award $500 for Best Idea at The NATSO Show

September 5, 2013

NATSO Foundation to Award $500 for Best Idea at The NATSO Show NATSO Foundation

The NATSO Foundation today announced that it will award $500 during the NATSO Show 2014 to the independent truckstop or travel plaza operator who generates the best new idea for improving truckstop operations.

The NATSO Foundation Awards $25,000 in Scholarships

August 15, 2013

The NATSO Foundation Awards $25,000 in Scholarships NATSO Foundation

The NATSO Foundation is pleased to announce that it has awarded $25,000 in scholarships to deserving students with ties to the truckstop and travel plaza industry to put toward higher education.

The NATSO Show 2014 Heads To Nashville, Tenn.

July 11, 2013

The NATSO Show 2014 Heads To Nashville, Tenn. NATSO

NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, is excited to announce its 2014 annual show, scheduled to be held Jan. 25-29, 2014, at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn.

NATSO Foundation Welcomes Roger Cole Editor, The NATSO Foundation’s New Daily “Biz Brief”

June 18, 2013

NATSO Foundation Welcomes Roger Cole Editor, The NATSO Foundation’s New Daily “Biz Brief” NATSO Foundation

NATSO Foundation President and CEO Lisa Mullings today announced the appointment of Roger Cole as the Editor of the NATSO Foundation’s newly created daily newsletter, Biz Brief.

NATSO, Other Marketer Groups Protest Pipeline Decision to Halt ULSD Shipments

April 24, 2013

NATSO, Other Marketer Groups Protest Pipeline Decision to Halt ULSD Shipments NATSO

NATSO and other associations representing petroleum marketers and retailers filed a protest with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) over Enterprise TEPPCO's recent decision to halt interstate ULSD on its pipeline effective July 1, 2013.

NATSO Foundation Doubles Bill Moon Scholarships To $5,000

April 4, 2013

NATSO Foundation Doubles Bill Moon Scholarships To $5,000 NATSO Foundation

The NATSO Foundation is pleased to announce that for the first time in 20 years it is doubling the financial awards granted under the Bill Moon Scholarship, which helps truckstop and travel plaza owners and operators, their employees and their families further their education.

NATSO Elects 2013 Chairman of the Board

March 27, 2013

NATSO Elects 2013 Chairman of the Board NATSO Inc

NATSO today announced that it has named Tom Heinz, President of Heinz, Inc. and Coffee Cup Fuel Stops & Convenience Stores, as its 2013 Chairman of the Board.

Virginia Transportation Legislation A Victory for NATSO, ATA and Tolling Opponents

February 25, 2013

Virginia Transportation Legislation A Victory for NATSO, ATA and Tolling Opponents NATSO Inc.

The Virginia General Assembly on Saturday approved landmark transportation legislation, which includes a provision to require legislative approval on tolls on I-95 south of Fredericksburg, a major victory for NATSO, the American Trucking Associations and the grassroots coalition that have been fighting the state's tolling proposal for more than a year.

Jimmy Haslam, Chairman of Pilot Flying J, to give Keynote Address at The NATSO Show

January 10, 2013

Jimmy Haslam, Chairman of Pilot Flying J, to give Keynote Address at The NATSO Show NATSO Foundation

James A. “Jimmy” Haslam III, chairman of Pilot Flying J, will offer a keynote address during The NATSO Show in Savannah, Ga., Feb. 2-6, announced NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry. In his keynote address, Haslam will share his insight into where the industry is headed and the challenges that truckstop and travel plaza operations nationwide likely will face in the future.

Jim Haslam, Founder of Pilot Corporation, to Receive Hall of Fame Award at The NATSO Show

January 3, 2013

Jim Haslam, Founder of Pilot Corporation, to Receive Hall of Fame Award at The NATSO Show NATSO Foundation

James A. "Jim" Haslam II, founder of Pilot Corporation and chairman emeritus of Pilot Flying J, will receive the association’s Hall of Fame award at The NATSO Show in Savannah, Ga., Feb. 2-6, announced NATSO, the trade association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry.

NATSO Reaches Out to the Next Generation of  Truckstop and Travel Plaza Leaders During The NATSO Show

December 13, 2012

NATSO Reaches Out to the Next Generation of Truckstop and Travel Plaza Leaders During The NATSO Show NATSO Inc.

NATSO, the national trade association representing the country’s truckstops and travel plazas, is reaching out to the future leaders of the industry with training-focused learning opportunities and during The NATSO Show in Savannah, Ga., Feb. 2-6, at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

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.

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.”

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