Topics: Truckstop Business

Plan Ahead at Your Truckstop for Natural Disasters to Keep Operations Running

Plan Ahead at Your Truckstop for Natural Disasters to Keep Operations Running

Natural disasters, such as floods, hurricanes or tornadoes, can interrupt business operations and leave truckstop and travel plaza operators faced with difficult decisions. More

Mountains and More at L.W.'s Travel Plaza

Mountains and More at L.W.'s Travel Plaza

Against a breathtaking backdrop of mountains in Logan, Utah, sits L.W.’s Travel Plaza. More

Make the Most of Your Truckstop's Billboards

Make the Most of Your Truckstop's Billboards

Signage is an effective marketing tool truckstops and travel plazas have at their fingertips, and there are several ways operators can maximize their messaging. More

 Connect with Customers and Tell Your Truckstop's Story with Social Media

Connect with Customers and Tell Your Truckstop's Story with Social Media Members Only Join or Login

Social media provides a platform for truckstops to create relationships with existing customers, attract new customers, and recruit and retain employees. More

Kwik Trip Connects With Lawmakers Via Grassroots Efforts

Kwik Trip Connects With Lawmakers Via Grassroots Efforts

Kwik Trip, which operates 650 convenience stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, encourages its 23,000 employees to take part in its grassroots efforts at both the state and federal level. More

Nine Actionable Ideas from the International Study Tour

Nine Actionable Ideas from the International Study Tour

Study tours are an amazing way to gather inspiration, and I am certain that any time you attend a study tour, you come away with new great ideas. Some of those ides are simple to execute, but some may be out of reach or have to be built long-term planning category due to financial constraints. More

Six Facts Truckstops Need to Know About Gen Z

Generation Z, the group coming up right behind Millennials, will overtake Gen Y as the country's largest cohort by 2034, ultimately peaking at 78 million. Members of Gen Z—those born between 1997 and 2012—have different shopping habits than the generations before them, and retailers can't afford to ignore this critical group of shoppers. Here are six facts about Gen Z that can help retailers connect with this powerful customer base. More

Check Out the Exceptional Offerings at The Thumb in Arizona

Check Out the Exceptional Offerings at The Thumb in Arizona

During a visit to Scottsdale, Arizona, a friend told me we had to have to lunch at The Thumb. She raved about the barbecue, then she added with a smile, “It is a gas station.” Although the sign at The Thumb says it is “just your average gas station,” the location is anything but average. More

Are We Required to Provide an Application?

Today Federated Insurance is sharing one of our “HR Questions of the Month” regarding employment-related practices liability issues. Question: If someone comes in asking for an employment application but we are not hiring for any positions, are we still required to give them an application? More

Nine Great Ideas to Grow Sales and Improve the Customer Experience at Your Truckstop

Nine Great Ideas to Grow Sales and Improve the Customer Experience at Your Truckstop

As a travel center operator, you must always be asking yourself how can you better serve your customers. Here are nine great ideas to implement to make sure you are growing sales and giving customers what they want. More