Topics: Driver Appreciation

Trail’s Travel Center Pays Special Tribute to Veterans

Trail’s Travel Center Pays Special Tribute to Veterans

Trail’s Travel Center created a special gesture on Veteran’s Day to honor those who have served. NATSO connected with Cathy Purdie, director of marketing and strategic development for the location and Ken Fluth, Iron Skillet manager, to learn more about their event.  More

INCREASED COMPETITION: Keeping an Eye on Truck Terminals And Dealerships Members Only Join or Login

Trucking companies are constantly working to attract and retain drivers, and many are focusing on their terminals and offerings as ways to improve the driver experience, which could decrease the number of services drivers seek out on the road. More

Great Idea in Action: We Pump Wednesday

During lunch on Wednesdays at the truckstops of Miller Oil Co. in Norfolk, Virgina, customers are treated to the unusual luxury of having their fuel pumped. More

From Milkshakes to Motocycles: Truckstop Operators Get Creative in Their Parking Lots Members Only Join or Login

In today’s operating environment, truckstop and travel plaza operators are working to appeal to a wide range of customers. Several NATSO members are changing the way they use space within their parking lots, turning extra space into innovative profit centers. More

Where: White Petro Stopping Center Members Only Join or Login

In the fall of 2015 White’s Petro Stopping Center in Raphine, Virginia, added a number of new amenities including a pharmacy. Owner Bobby Berkstresser first began thinking about adding the pharmacy when they added a doctors’ clinic in 2012. More

Johnson’s Corner Hosts Trucker Appreciation Day August 20

To show its appreciation for truckers, Johnson’s Corner is hosting Trucker Appreciation Day on August 20, 2014. Held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the event will include food, games, prizes and fun. More

Greater Chicago Truck Plaza Receives Lung Health Champion Award

Greater Chicago Truck Plaza in Bolingbrook, Ill. received honors from the Respiratory Health Association for their lung health efforts. More

Iowa 80 Truckstop Hosts 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree

Iowa 80 Truckstop’s 35th Anniversary Walcott Truckers Jamboree, to be held at Iowa 80 Truckstop in Walcott, Iowa, will kick off July 10. More

Appealing To Pets In Virginia

Davis Travel Center in Stony Creek, Va., has gone to the dogs—or at least part of it has. The location has added a dog park to its offerings, and travelers are responding. More

Truckstop and Travel Plaza Operators Give Back

Not only do truckstop and travel plaza operators serve profes­sional drivers and the traveling public, they serve their communities as well. Each year, operators donate their time, money and resources to charitable organizations, churches and schools in their community. More

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