Topics: Truckstop Business

RVers are Hitting the Road and Truckstops Have What They Need

RVers are Hitting the Road and Truckstops Have What They Need

There are several things NATSO members can do to attract this type of customer. More

Eight Ideas to Help Draw Summer Traffic Into Your Truckstop or Travel Center

Eight Ideas to Help Draw Summer Traffic Into Your Truckstop or Travel Center

Whether it is fresh food to stock the fridge, s’mores supplies, or recreation items such as bait, truckstops and travel centers should consider offering things they may not have sold before this summer. NATSO's Darren Schulte and Amy Toner sat down to talk about ideas to bring families and RVers through the doors. More

Cash Management Reconciliation Tips for Your Travel Center

Cash Management Reconciliation Tips for Your Travel Center

This term cash management sounds simple enough to start, but it can be one of the most challenging and complex tasks in your business. Failure to have proper controls and safeguards in place can result in a disastrous situation that will likely leave you in trouble. However, there are several steps you can take to improve your operation and increase efficiencies. Let’s start by breaking this into several key areas. More

It’s Never Too Early to Promote Your New Travel Center

It’s Never Too Early to Promote Your New Travel Center

Building a new location is always exciting, and I believe it is never too early to start promoting a new truckstop or travel plaza.  Don’t be afraid to put up “coming soon” signage as soon as you begin construction on the site. Once people see activity at site, they will be curious about what new business is coming into the neighborhood. More

Truckstop Advice on Post-Coronavirus Cleaning and Sanitation

Truckstop Advice on Post-Coronavirus Cleaning and Sanitation

COVID-19 has created a new focus on cleaning and sanitizing, and customers have increased expectations that likely will continue long after fears of the new novel coronavirus have faded. More

Signage Best Practice for Truckstops and Travel Centers

Signage Best Practice for Truckstops and Travel Centers

NATSO is partnering with the International Sign Association to offer a webinar on Thursday, June 18 at 2:00 p.m. EST on “Signage Best Practices for Truckstops and Travel Centers.” More

The Tennessean Thanks Professional Drivers for Their Essential Services

The Tennessean Thanks Professional Drivers for Their Essential Services

The Tennessean Travel Stop in Cornersville, Tennessee, dedicated April to professional truck drivers and saluted them as frontline heroes. More

Maximize Truckstop Profits Through Parking Lot Innovation [Podcast]

Maximize Truckstop Profits Through Parking Lot Innovation [Podcast]

Operational changes brought on by Covid-19 are changing the way companies do business, today as well as into the future. Many of those changes can be found in the way truckstops utilize their parking lot. More

Ten Ways Truckstop and Travel Center Staff Can Be Extra Welcoming

Ten Ways Truckstop and Travel Center Staff Can Be Extra Welcoming

What can operators and their staff do to welcome their customers in and make them feel comfortable? More

Resources for Violent Customer Situations

Resources for Violent Customer Situations

This is a stressful time in the U.S. and tensions are running high for many. This can create volatile and possibly violent customers. NATSO wants to help keep its members and their customers safe, and worked with Federated Insurance, a NATSO Chairman’s Circle Member, to pull together several safety resources. More

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