Topics: technology

Truckstop Operators Fill The Room with Great Ideas at NATSO's Conference

The sharing took place during the Great Ideas! for Independent Operators Workshop during The NATSO Show 2017, and operators tackled everything from food service to point-of-sale technology. More

Consumers Slowly Embrace Mobile Payments; Locations Prepare For The Future Members Only Join or Login

A growing number of companies are offering mobile-payment applications, and although the majority of consumers still rely on traditional payment methods, some truckstop and travel plaza operators are preparing for the future and embracing the technology now. More

15 Consumer Trends Shaping Retail Operations Today And in the Future from Coca Cola [Infographic]

Being in the retail business, consumer trends greatly shape the truckstop and travel plaza business. During NATSO’s fall board meeting, Coca-Cola shared these key consumer trends. Truckstop operators should read them and take note on how they will impact their business—both today and five years from now. More

Trucks Of The Future Will Take Some Decision Making Away From Drivers Members Only Join or Login

Advances in technology are changing everything from how we interact with friends and family to products we buy. Technology is also bringing significant changes to Class 8 trucks, and the trucks of the future are likely to use autonomous technologies, such as adaptive cruise control systems, self-steering technology and vehicle-to-vehicle communication. Those advances will take decisions out of the hands of drivers and leave them to the vehicle and could, potentially, make driverless trucks a thing of the future. More

8 Tips for Success from Entrepreneurial Leader Bill Taylor Members Only Join or Login

Bill Taylor is an expert on how owners can thrive in today’s competitive market and not only will he be sharing his expertise as a keynote speaker at The NATSO Show. More

Upcoming “EMV Shift” – What Truckstop & Travel Plaza Operators Should Know Members Only Join or Login

Recent data breaches have brought the issue of data security to the top of many merchants’ radar screens. In particular, NATSO has received a number of questions from truckstop owners and operators regarding the October 1, 2015 “EMV Shift” – this refers to Visa and MasterCard’s plans to begin aligning credit and debit cards in the United States with those companies’ proprietary chip technology. This article answers to some of the key questions regarding this important topic. More

Truckstop of the Future

To stay relevant, businesses have to change as their customers change. New innovations can drive sales and create convenience, and the truckstops and travel plazas of the future will embrace improvements that will enhance the customers’ experience. More

President Signs Executive Order to Protect Payment Security

In a move designed to encourage improved data and payment security nationwide, President Barack Obama on Oct. 17 signed an executive order establishing government adoption of technology and resources to better protect consumer credit, transactions and identity theft. More

New Payment Technologies at Truckstops Boost Customer Service

From rfid to paypal, truckstop operators are giving customers more ways to pay while moving them in and out of the location faster More

Love’s Travel Stops to Complete Addition of RFID

Love’s Travel Stops announced it is completing the addition of a radio frequency ID, or RFID, -enabled payment system at its travel stop locations. More

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