Topics: Great Ideas

12 Daily Tasks To Control Your Truckstop's Shrink

Shrink is a part of doing business, so business owners have to take steps daily to control it. Here are twelve daily actions you can take to help minimize losses. More

Great Ideas in Action at Petro Fargo Truckstop

This brand translates into not just a better shopping experience, but also a strong employee base that is proud of its high quality employer. More

Great Ideas In Food Service From Independent Truckstop Operators

I’ve written about it many times, but it bears repeating, “Food service is becoming a more and more important component of the overall sales at truckstops and travel plazas.” Today’s customers are demanding greater quality and convenience in the food they purchase and smart operators are capitalizing on this demand. Here are just a few of the great ideas in food service I’ve seen recently. More

Great Ideas In Food Service From Independent Truckstop Operators

I’ve written about it many times, but it bears repeating, “Food service is becoming a more and more important component of the overall sales at truckstops and travel plazas.” Today’s customers are demanding greater quality and convenience in the food they purchase and smart operators are capitalizing on this demand. Here are just a few of the great ideas in food service I’ve seen recently. More

Execution of The Fundamentals Will Make Your Truckstop Excel

Execution when committed to forces you to look at what you can really do. It forces you to be more realistic and focus on those things that really make a difference. More

Increased Engagement With Direct Managers

An employee’s relationship with his or her direct manager is the most critical factor in employee engagement. Effective managers who can coach employees and maintain day-to-day relationships will have a more productive workforce. More

16 Ideas On How To Deal With Unproductive Inventory At Your Truckstop

Here are 16 actionable ways to limit the negative impact of your unproductive inventory. More

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Truckstop Inventory

We are well into the new year and hopefully each of you are working through your inventory reduction plans after fourth quarter and the holiday season. More

Davis Travel Centers Gives Back

For Davis Travel Centers, which operates three locations in Virginia, community ties run deep. Every year, the staff and owners support a number of causes to benefit the local hospitals and schools. 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