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What Truckstops and Travel Centers Should Watch for on Election Night [Podcast]

What Truckstops and Travel Centers Should Watch for on Election Night [Podcast]

How will the results of the 2020 elections alter the policy landscape within which NATSO member operate for many years to come? Listen for a guide to what NATSO's President & CEO, Lisa Mullings, and David Fialkov, NATSO's vice president, government relations, legislative and regulatory counsel, are keeping their eyes on as the election returns come in. More

Positioning Your Diesel Fuel Lanes for the Future [Podcast]

Positioning Your Diesel Fuel Lanes for the Future [Podcast]

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Sen. Durbin Urges FDA to Publish List of Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Products

Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) sent a letter on Oct. 16 to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to publish a list of electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products for which it has received a premarket tobacco product application (PMTA). Manufacturers of ENDS products were required to submit a PMTA to FDA by Sept. 9, 2020, to remain on the market. Without a publicly available list, retailers – including travel centers – will not know which products are legal for them to sell. More

Three Things Truckstops Should Keep in Mind this Holiday Season

Three Things Truckstops Should Keep in Mind this Holiday Season

The holidays are approaching quickly, and the fourth quarter can be an ideal time to capture additional sales. “In reality, it might be one of the best years for us for holiday sales in a long time,” said Darren Schulte, vice president of membership for NATSO. Schulte sat down with Amy Toner, vice president of publishing and digital content, to discuss truckstop and travel plaza sales this holiday season  More

Renewable Diesel: From Production to Pump

Renewable Diesel: From Production to Pump

Renewable diesel fuel is creating new opportunities in the fuel business and provides environmental benefits while also helping truckstop and travel plaza operators improve the economics of the fuel they sell.  “You have the potential to price your fuels more competitively and increase your profit margins,” said Ginger Laidlaw, vice president for the Alternative Fuels Council. More

EPA Issues Final Rule Streamlining, Consolidating Existing Gas and Diesel Fuel Programs

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a rule that would streamline and consolidate a number of fuel regulations. While much of the final rule is only marginally relevant in practice, the regulation fundamentally alters the RFG /RVP regulatory regime. More

24/7 Travel Store Doubles Fund Raising Efforts for Local Food Banks

24/7 Travel Store raised nearly $58,000 for local food banks during its “Food Bank Fill-Up” fundraiser in September, which is National Hunger Action Month. More

NATSO CEO Highlights Keeping Drivers Safe and Well Fed Amid Covid-19

NATSO CEO Highlights Keeping Drivers Safe and Well Fed Amid Covid-19

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings was featured in the "Empowering Our Truckers" campaign, distributed in a recent issue of USA Today, in which industry leaders highlighted the critical role that the nation’s truck drivers play in keeping the nation’s economy moving. More

Liberty Travel Plazas Unveils New Brand Name of Onvo and Playful Identity [Podcast]

Liberty Travel Plazas Unveils New Brand Name of Onvo and Playful Identity [Podcast]

NATSO's podcast was lucky enough to sit down with members of the Onvo leadership and their design firm to learn more about the big rebrand.  More

NATSO Members Awarded USDA Higher Blend Infrastructure Grants

The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Oct. 8 awarded $22 million of the $100 million in grants available to increase ethanol and biodiesel sales, including to several NATSO members. More