Topics: Marketing & Retail

Manage Unproductive Inventory at Your Truckstop [Infographic]

Inevitably some products within your inventory are going to move faster than others, but rather than letting items grow cobwebs, there are steps you can take to limit the impact unproductive inventory has on your bottom line. More

Increased Competition: Battling Big Box Retailers Members Only Join or Login

Big box stores are working to create greater convenience for shoppers and finding ways to get shoppers to buy something they didn’t traditionally buy at the location. More

Increase Sales at Your Truckstop with Top-Selling Items Members Only Join or Login

Stocking the shelves with top-selling items can keep customers coming back and increase profits. More

A Destination Spot for the Professional Truck Driver and the Local Community in Columbia, South Carolina Members Only Join or Login

This spring, TravelCenters of America (TA) opened a new Petro Stopping Center in Columbia, South Carolina. The 42,000-square-foot facility has eight diesel lanes, parking for 134 trucks, 10 showers, a CAT Scale, a Minute Mart convenience store, a very large game center, a t.v./movie room and a workout room. More

Top Highlights of NATSO’s July Food and Fuel Tour in Chicago

Food and fuel are two of the most important offerings at a truckstop or travel plaza, and the NATSO Foundation has handcrafted a customized Food and Fuel Study Tour to give operators a behind-the-scenes look into a biodiesel plant, two successful travel plaza locations offering biodiesel and some of the hottest foodservice locations in Chicago. More

DAS 2017 Travel Center Show Showcases New Products and Trends

New products, informative seminars and innovation were all part of the 2017 Travel Center Show hosted by NATSO Chairman’s Circle Member DAS Companies Inc., a full-service marketing and supply chain portfolio company. NATSO was represented at the show with a booth hosted by Kimberly Roberts, manager of travel plaza member services. More

New! NATSO Best Practices in Truckstop Merchandising Videos

NATSO has added a new video series on NATSO’s blog called Best Practices in Truckstop Merchandising! More

The Importance of an Average Ticket at Your Truckstop [Infographic]

Converting customers into purchasing customers and growing the average tickets has a direct impact on the bottom line. More

The Value of Retention

Customer retention is a valuable loyalty aspect. From developing your customer database to accessing easy to use and read reports, Points to Partners (P2P) can provide a Loyalty Program that meets these needs. More

Truckstop Travels

Darren Schulte, NATSO vice president of membership, frequently visits NATSO members to review their locations and offers impactful merchandising and operational improvements. He periodically shares stories about the great retailers he visits on the blog. Here is snap shot of just a few. More

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