Topics: Operations

Truck Scales Provide a Service for Drivers and Revenue Stream for Travel Centers

Truck Scales Provide a Service for Drivers and Revenue Stream for Travel Centers Members Only Join or Login

Truck scales are an essential tool for drivers and fleets, and they can provide a valuable revenue stream for truckstop and travel plaza operators. Adding a scale can bring in new customers and improve service to existing customers while also increasing exposure and revenue. More

Small, Meaningful Actions Help Operators Increase Efficiency and Sustainability

Increasing sustainability can have a wide range of benefits, from cutting costs to building a brand. Although there isn't a one-size-fits-all solution, operators can take several small steps to go green. Stop Watch sat down with Mike Lawshe, founder of Paragon Solutions, to discuss ways truckstops and travel plazas can be more environmentally sustainable. More

Solar Panels Can Help Travel Center Operators Cut Energy Costs [Podcast]

Solar Panels Can Help Travel Center Operators Cut Energy Costs [Podcast]

Power Shingle joined NATSO's podcast to walk listeners through the how, why and where of installing solar panels. More

Solar, Lighting Solutions Help Travel Center Operators Cut Energy Costs

Solar, Lighting Solutions Help Travel Center Operators Cut Energy Costs

With rising costs and more stringent building codes, managing energy savings has become more important than ever and can help truckstop and travel center operators remain competitive. Plus, in many states, there are grants, subsidies and rebates available to make energy-saving solutions affordable. More

Meet Matt Mildenberger, Mitten Inc.'s President/CEO, and New NATSO Board Member [Podcast]

Meet Matt Mildenberger, Mitten Inc.'s President/CEO, and New NATSO Board Member [Podcast]

As President/CEO, Matt Mildenberger took Mitten Inc. from a $20 million to a $80 million operation with 140 employees. In this episode of The Trucks Stops Here, new NATSO Board member Mildenberger shares his leadership philosophy, walking listeners through what is important to him in leading Mitten's. More

Lawmakers Introduce Right to Repair Legislation

Lawmakers Introduce Right to Repair Legislation

Lawmakers in both the House and Senate have recently introduced legislation that seeks to level the playing field for independent repair providers, including for motor vehicle repair shops.  More

NATSO Welcomes New Staff

NATSO has added two new staff members to its team, Jessi Frend and LeeAnn Goheen. Both bring unique experience and talents to NATSO. More

Four-Wheel Travel is Up: Ideas to Make Sure Your Truckstop is Prepared for the Increased Traffic [Podcast]

Four-Wheel Travel is Up: Ideas to Make Sure Your Truckstop is Prepared for the Increased Traffic [Podcast]

With the increase in four-wheel traffic, trucktops and travel centers need to be clean, well-staffed and fully stocked. In this episode of NATSO's podcast, industry veteran Eliote Duarte shares his expertise on what truckstops and travel centers should be doing to excel. More

Learn More About NATSO Allied Member RJP Consulting Group, LLC

Learn More About NATSO Allied Member RJP Consulting Group, LLC

I recently sat down with Robert Peppelman, CEO with RJP Consulting Group, LLC, to learn more about the services they offer.  More

Pats Travel Center, the Friendliest Travel Center in Texas [Podcast]

Pats Travel Center, the Friendliest Travel Center in Texas [Podcast]

Sean Momin, vice president of operations at Pats Travel Center, walked podcast listerns through their recent renovations and what they do to cultivate that courteous company culture.  More

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