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AmEx Loses Anti-Trust Lawsuit

Marking a major victory for retailers, a federal court ruled Fed. 19 that American Express’ merchant agreements violate anti-trust laws, resulting in higher costs for consumers. More

Seven Tips to Maintain Sales Amid Growing Competition

I think it is fair to say that our industry is seeing many ‘X factor’ locations begin to take shape in our fuel and retail environment. New entries to our industry as well as those that may be returning to the market after some absence are beginning to dot the interstate landscape. They are staking their claim to the interstate customer and most are performing well, taking market share from here and there. More

Customer Engagement Key to Dominating the Marketplace

During The NATSO Show, Ken Schmidt, former director of communications strategy for Harley-Davidson Motor Co., told attendees that engaging with customers is the key to success, and a lack of engagement nearly led to Harley-Davidson’s failure. More

Freight Volumes, Driver Pay on the Rise

Freight volumes and driver pay will continue on an upward swing as the economy grows, Bob Costello, vice president and chief economist at the American Trucking Associations told NATSO Show attendees Feb. 18. More

Make the Most of The NATSO Show 2015

In a matter of days, industry suppliers and truckstop operators will come together under one roof for The NATSO Show 2015. Take a look at our quick tips to help you make the most of your time at the show. More

{NATSO News} February 9, 2015

Lawmakers Indicate Another Highway Patch Possible and more... More

Guidelines For Pro-Rating Pay For An Exempt Employee Upon Separation

Chairman's Circle Federated Insurances answers the question, "We have an exempt employee that separated in the middle of a workweek. We prorated his salary that week to reflect only the days he worked. He is coming back now stating that he had worked 40 hours that week before he left. Does that have any bearing on the pay, or are we ok with leaving it as is?" More

{NATSO News} February 2, 2015

Senate Kicks Off Highway Bill Debate and more... More

Nine Things to Pack for The NATSO Show

With The NATSO Show just weeks away, now is the time prepare to make sure you make the most of your time in Las Vegas. Here are nine things you should have in your suitcase before you embark on your trip to The NATSO Show 2015. More

{NATSO News} January 26, 2015

Supreme Court Denies Swipe Fee Appeal More

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