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 Connect with Customers and Tell Your Truckstop's Story with Social Media

Connect with Customers and Tell Your Truckstop's Story with Social Media Members Only Join or Login

Social media provides a platform for truckstops to create relationships with existing customers, attract new customers, and recruit and retain employees. More

Kwik Trip Connects With Lawmakers Via Grassroots Efforts

Kwik Trip Connects With Lawmakers Via Grassroots Efforts

Kwik Trip, which operates 650 convenience stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa, encourages its 23,000 employees to take part in its grassroots efforts at both the state and federal level. More

NATSO Has the Staff to Help You Navigate and Win the Truckstop Business

NATSO now has an even deeper bench of experienced staff who have a proven record of boosting the bottom line of travel plaza and truckstop operators. These industry leaders have knowledge and expertise in a multitude of areas to assist NATSO members in maximizing their operations and profitability. More

How to Use Social Media to Attract Interstate Traffic to Your Truckstop

How to Use Social Media to Attract Interstate Traffic to Your Truckstop Members Only Join or Login

Shoppers of all ages are active on social media, and truckstop and travel plaza operators need to have an online presence. There are several platforms operators can use to attract interstate traffic, including Yelp, Trip Advisor and Google. More

Exchange New Ideas through Conversations

Conversations. What does the word mean? A dictionary says it is a plural noun. This plural noun is a talk, especially an informal one, between two or more people, in which new ideas are exchanged. We gathered at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort in February for three-plus days of great events during NATSO Connect. There were 81 first-time attendees within the terrific group of operators who registered. More

Fun Run Raises Critical Funds for the NATSO Foundation

The NATSO Foundation hosted a fun run during NATSO Connect 2019, and raised more than $40,000 in net profits for the foundation, which is the research, education and public outreach subsidiary of NATSO Inc. More

Bucky's #342 Makes a Splash in the Truckstop World

For five decades, Buchanan Energy has been offering the traveling public gasoline, convenience and a car wash. Steve Buchanan started the business in 1980 with a store in Omaha, Nebraska, where the company is headquartered and grew the business to today’s triple digit number of gas stations. They recently took the leap to the diesel side, buying and razing the former Wiedmaier’s Truck Stop in St. Joseph, Missouri, to create a brand-new Bucky's #342. Located just off Interstate 29, the location boasts a 11,500-square-foot store, a CAT Scale, B Fresh Café and car wash. The location also has 20 gasoline pumps and five diesel pumps. More

The Tennessean Travel Stop Adds an Outdoor Ice Cream Shop

The Tennessean Travel Stop in Cornersville, Tenn., recently opened an ice cream shop with outdoor access. It offers a menu of staple shakes and ice cream along with specialty flavors. The ice cream shop can be accessed from a window outside the location. More

What Do the Latest Trends in Retail Mean for Truckstops? Members Only Join or Login

The retail industry has experienced significant change over the past decade, and the pace of change shows no signs of slowing down. While no retailer will be exempt from the changing face of retail, staying current on industry trends can help truckstop and travel plaza operators prepare for the future. More

Speed-of-Service = Customer Service at Truckstops [Infographic]

Professional drivers, the traveling public and local shoppers are all looking to get in and out of locations even faster. Here are a handful of ways you can meet customers' needs by moving through your location quickly. More

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