Topics: Great Ideas in Action

Lancaster Travel Plaza, LLC's Great Idea: Solar Panel Farm Members Only Join or Login

Using federal and state grants, Lancaster Travel Plaza in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, added a solar panel farm to greatly reduce their energy bill. It will take six to seven years to recoup the cost of the equipment. After that, their electricity needs will be completely supported by the solar farm. Adding the solar farm took about four to five months. It involved applying for the grants, working with their electric company, getting approval from the town and installing the panels. 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

Dedicated Pump for Rv Traffic at Anew Travel Center Members Only Join or Login

Anew Travel Center, which is located in Zeeland, Michigan, is a family-ownedand-operated company with more than 65 years in the transportation industry. The Meeuwsen family decided to build their truckstop in 2013 to offer renewable energy sources, including ethanol and biodiesel blends, to end consumers. More

Great Ideas in Action at Donna's Travel Center

In 2013, Donna’s Travel Center in Marysville, Washington, added a Coca-Cola Freestyle machine that allows customers to choose from more than 40 Coca-Cola products to create their own special drink. More

Great Ideas in Action at Petro Fargo Truckstop

This brand translates into not just a better shopping experience, but also a strong employee base that is proud of its high quality employer. More

Create a Plan of Action for Independence Day

Travel plaza and truckstops are uniquely positioned to take advantage of seasonal retail opportunities. We just finished Father's Day and we are onto our next holiday. Are you prepared for the Fourth of July? More

Great Ideas in Action: Share Your Fourth of July Retail Display

Share your best Fourth of July retail display as part of NATSO’s new Great Ideas in Action. More

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