Press Releases

NATSO Tells Department of Transportation Expanding Commercial Services at Rest Areas Hurts Business

Expanding commercial services at rest areas, including vending, threatens consumers, small business and localities by undercutting the highway-based businesses that currently operate near the interstate exit interchanges, NATSO, the national association r More

NATSO CEO Appointed to Trucking Industry Research Committee

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, is pleased to announce that NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings has been appointed to serve on the 2017-2018 Research Advisory Committee (RAC) of the American Transportation Rese More

NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training Course Focused on Helping Drivers in Distress

The NATSO Foundation today launched a new online course in the "How Truckstops Help People" educational series. Titled "How Truckstops Help Drivers in Distress," the 30-minute course is designed to promote highway safety by teaching truckstop owners, oper More

Over 85 Percent of U.S. Voters Agree: Shifting Renewable Fuel Compliance Would Harm Consumers

A majority of American voters believe that shifting the point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) from refiners to wholesalers and fuel retailers would harm the economy and hard-working Americans, according to a survey released today by More

NATSO Education, Programs Help Operators Attract Travel Plaza Talent

Understanding what today's job seekers look for in a career and work culture and developing new recruitment and retention strategies is vital to operators' future success. During The NATSO Show 2017, Jan. 21-24, Maryellen Adams, director of association pa More

Learn How to Capitalize on Coffee at The NATSO Show 2017

Americans love coffee, and truckstops and travel plazas must offer a quality Cup of Joe to attract drivers. Coffee sales are a top profit generator for successful travel plazas and truckstops, and locations that offer a superior taste and seamless operati More

Education at The NATSO Show to Focus on Operations, Costs and Opportunities

For truckstop and travel plaza operators, deep insight into costs and operations can help improve profitability, efficiency and success. During The NATSO Show 2017, scheduled to be held Jan. 21-24, in Savannah, Ga., NATSO will present a series of educatio More

EPA Sides With NATSO on Obligated Party Issue Under RFS

“For more than a year, NATSO has worked with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the entire fuels marketing community in support of maintaining the current point of obligation under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as it represents the most e More

Top Trucking Economist to Share Insight on the Year Ahead at The NATSO Show

During The NATSO Show 2017, scheduled to be held Jan. 21-24, truckstop and travel plaza operators from around the country will convene in Savannah, Ga., to gain insights essential to business planning. As part of this year's learning, Bob Costello, senior More

New Presidential Administration's Impact on the Truckstop Industry Covered During The NATSO Show

A new presidential administration and Congress can bring vast changes to the business community and the economy. As 2017 gets underway, the new President will issue executive orders, start the confirmation process for Cabinet secretaries and set the tone More