Topics: COVID-19

Congress Set to Vote on Spending Relief

Congress Set to Vote on Spending Relief

Congressional leadership have reached a deal on a COVID relief package as well as an omnibus Fiscal Year 2021 spending bill. Actual legislative language for the approximately $2 trillion bill, which will likely run thousands of pages, has not been released yet but will nonetheless be voted on in the next few days. More

CDC Advisory Group Prioritizes COVID Vaccine Distribution

CDC Advisory Group Prioritizes COVID Vaccine Distribution

Travel center employees, as "essential" workers, fall within Phase 2, but so too do tens of thousands of others. More

NATSO, Fuel Retailers Urge HHS to Consider Interdependence of Essential Workers in Vaccine Distribution Plans

NATSO, along with the National Association of Convenience Stores, Energy Marketers of America, and the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America, urged the Department of Health and Human Services to consider the interdependent nature of essential workers as it determines the next round of vaccination priorities. More

Industry Suppliers Join NATSO to Support Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators

Industry Suppliers Join NATSO to Support Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators

This year NATSO welcomed several new industry suppliers who offer everything from personal protective equipment and sanitation products to new technologies and food services. More

Truckstops and Travel Centers Get Creative to Combat Coin Shortage

Truckstops and Travel Centers Get Creative to Combat Coin Shortage

COVID-19 related shutdowns have led to a coin shortage, and truckstops and travel centers have come up with creative solutions so they can continue dealing in cash. More

NATSO CEO Highlights Keeping Drivers Safe and Well Fed Amid Covid-19

NATSO CEO Highlights Keeping Drivers Safe and Well Fed Amid Covid-19

NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings was featured in the "Empowering Our Truckers" campaign, distributed in a recent issue of USA Today, in which industry leaders highlighted the critical role that the nation’s truck drivers play in keeping the nation’s economy moving. More

Transport Topics Radio Interviews NATSO President & CEO

Volumes within the truckstop and travel plaza industry continue to recover from COVID-19-related disruptions, NATSO President and CEO Lisa Mullings said during a recent interview with Transport Topics Radio. The segment aired on Road Dog Trucking radio on Sirius XM Channel 146. More

NATSO Welcomes Global PPE as its Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

NATSO Welcomes Global PPE as its Newest Chairman’s Circle Member

NATSO is excited to announce that Global PPE, a personal protective equipment provider, has joined the association as a Chairman’s Circle member—the highest membership level for industry suppliers. More

Truckstop and Travel Center Layout and Merchandising in the Time of COVID-19 [Podcast]

Truckstop and Travel Center Layout and Merchandising in the Time of COVID-19 [Podcast]

Retailers across the country are changing their layouts and display strategies to allow customers to quickly and safely shop while following social distancing guidelines. Should your truckstop make some of these changes? Darren Schulte, NATSO's vice president, membership contends that good truckstops and travel centers should use this time to re-evaluate their merchandising strategy. More

Effectively Schedule Staff to Maximize Customer Service

Effectively Schedule Staff to Maximize Customer Service

Effectively and successfully managing staff shifts is critical to keeping customers and employees happy. It can be a difficult job, but those within the industry shared several ways they ease the process and ensure they have the right people in the right place at the right time. More

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