It is a disruptive time in the fuel business, but The Truck Stops Here podcast is packed with critical analysis on what to expect as well as ideas to propel your travel center business into the future.
You'll hear from experts on and off the NATSO staff and directly from NATSO members on what techniques they use to excel.
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Episode #1 - Experiential Elements in Spades at Oasis Travel Center in Robertsdale, Alabama
Episode #2 – Biodiesel Basics with NATSO's Alternative Fuels Council
Episode #3 – How Truckstops and Travel Centers Can Remain Relevant Within a Rapidly Changing Retail Environment
Episode #4 – Fuel Buying Basics for Travel Centers with NATSO
Episode #5 – How to Upgrade to Meet the October 2020 EMV Shift
Episode #6 – Truckstop and Travel Center State of Industry: Who are the Players and What Do Customers Expect in 2020
Episode #7 – Truckstop and Travel Center Industry Trends
Episode #8 – Truckstop and Travel Center Design Trends with Paragon Solutions
Episode #9 – COVID-19 Relief Legislation: What Do Truckstops and Travel Centers Need to Know
Episode #10 – What Might the Truckstop and Travel Center Business Keep from the Pandemic?
Episode #11 – Maximize Truckstop Profits Through Parking Lot Innovation
Episode #12 – Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Professional Drivers
Episode #13 – Five Consumer Trends That Will Stay with Coca Cola
Episode #14 – Road Ranger Welcomes Their 40th Store to Brinkley, Ark.
Episode #15 – Truckstop Technology for Today and Tomorrow
Episode #16 – Truckstop and Travel Center Layout and Merchandising in the Time of COVID-19
Episode #17 – From Staffing to Diesel Pumps: Ideas to Grow Your Travel Center Business
Episode #18 – Mobile App and Web Ordering at Truckstops and Travel Centers with Smooth Commerce
Episode #19 – Liberty Travel Plazas Unveils New Brand Name of Onvo and Playful Identity
Episode #20 – Positioning Your Diesel Fuel Lanes for the Future
Episode #21 – What Truckstops and Travel Centers Should Watch for on Election Night
Episode #22 – Jiffy Trip Locations Are Big, Bright and Breaking the Travel Center Mold
Episode #23 – What Products Should Truckstops and Travel Centers Carry?
Episode #24 – Box Trucks, Speed of Service and Diesel Lanes for Four-Wheelers with NATSO's CEO
Episode #25 – Biodiesel Fundamentals for Truckstops with the Alternative Fuels Council
Episode #26 – Convenience Retailing During the Pandemic with the Hosts of the In-Convenience Podcast
Episode #27 – Touchless Self Checkout Systems Are the Future
Episode #28 – Truckstop and Travel Center Industry 2021 Government Affairs Priorities
Episode #29 – Port Fuel Center Set to Offer Speed in Savannah
Episode #30 – Pats Travel Center, the Friendliest Travel Center in Texas
Episode #31 – Sacramento 49er Travel Plaza President Shares How the NATSO Foundation Bill and Carolyn Moon Scholarship Changes Lives
Episode #32 – A Look at What Makes the Magic at Fred’s Fuel N Food
Episode #33 – Everyone is Welcome at Florida 595 Truck Stop
Episode #34 – Gifts, Apparel and Pet Services Stand Out at Dukes Mount Vernon TA Express
Episode #35 – Truckstop and Travel Center Employee Retention
Episode #36 – How to Get Customers into Your Truckstop from the Fuel Island
Episode #37 – TA Express White Hills, AZ Explodes on the Truckstop Scene
Episode #38 – Four-Wheel Travel is Up: Ideas to Make Sure Your Truckstop is Prepared for the Increased Traffic
Episode #39 – Electric Vehicle Charging: What Equipment, Which Grants and Investment Projections
Episode #40 – NATSO Government Affairs Update
Episode #41 – Creating an Experience in Your Travel Plaza
Episode #42 – Blending Renewable Fuels with NATSO’s Alternative Fuel Council
Episode #43 – A Fresh Perspective on Technology, Speed-of-Service and Food Service with 3B's Truck & Auto Plaza's Ben Khatirine
Episode #44 – Big Boys Truckstop Celebrates 30 Years
Episode #45 – Behind the Scenes of Bustling Greater Chicago I-55 Truck Plaza
Epsiode #46 – Answers to Truckstop and Travel Center Questions About OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
Episode #47 – Delia Meier, NATSO's 2020 and 2021 Chairman, Looks Back at Her NATSO Chairmanship
Episode #48 – Thorntons Rewards Professional Drivers with New Loyalty Program
Episode #49 – Take a Peek Inside Jimmie's Truck Plaza
Episode #50 – Meet ExxonMobil Synergy Diesel Efficient, Title Sponsor for NATSO Connect 2022
Episode #51 – Refresh Travel Plaza Offers EV Charging and New Indian Quick-Serve Concept in Madera, California
Episode #52 – Meet New NATSO Board Member Raina Shoemaker, Shoemaker’s Travel Centers Co-Owner
Episode #53 – Meet Matt Mildenberger, Mitten Inc.'s President/CEO, and New NATSO Board Member
Episode #54 – You Don’t Want To Miss All the Experiences at Racine Petro
Episode #55 – Automated Retail: What Is It and How Will It Impact Truckstops?
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