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Find Qualified Job Candidates for Your Truckstop in Military Veterans Members Only Join or Login

Truckstop and travel plaza operators looking for hard-working, motivated employees may want to consider turning to the nation’s veterans. Veterans not only know the meaning of hard work, but also understand the value of teamwork. More

At The NATSO Show Chairman Urges Members to Embrace Change, Collaborate on New Opportunities

Don Quinn, president of Sapp Bros. and NATSO’s 2017 chairman, said the truckstop and travel plaza is experiencing a period of drastic and rapid change and called on NATSO members to seek out the opportunities that exist within that change. Quinn made his remarks during The NATSO Show 2017 in Savannah, Ga.  More

The Season of Giving

As we enter the Christmas season, I think we’re all filled with a spirit of giving. I know there are so many ways in which each of us, both personally and through our businesses, support those around us. Whether it is offering additional support to one of our employees who need it or giving to one of the many different national, regional or local philanthropic organizations, there are a number of ways to show we care.  More

Making Change Part of Your Truckstop's Culture Members Only Join or Login

The ability to evolve and change can strengthen a business and contribute to long-term success. Within the truckstop and travel plaza industry, shifts in consumer behavior coupled with increasing competition are driving the need for operators to explore and adopt new service offerings in order to stay competitive.  More

Invest in Relationships at The NATSO Show

If you haven’t already saved the date for The NATSO Show 2017, now is the per¬fect time to add it to your calendar. From Jan. 21st to the 24th, hundreds of operators, thought leaders and industry suppliers will join together in Savannah, Georgia, to share ideas, dig into key trends and learn from their peers.  More

Truckstops Becoming a Hub for Healthcare Members Only Join or Login

Truckstop and travel plaza operators have always tried to meet the needs of those on the road, and now they’re taking service to a new level and offering a range of healthcare services for drivers as well as their local communities.  More

Focusing on Safety at Your Truckstop Boosts Employee Morale and Cuts Costs Members Only Join or Login

At Sapp Bros. safety starts with its safety mission that is hanging up in every location: Sustain zero accidents by providing a safe environment worked in by safety minded employees.  More

Make Your Voice Heard Members Only Join or Login

For centuries, people have used storytelling as a deeply human way of understanding abstract facts, figures and events. Taking the messages we want to convey and weaving them into narratives makes them more meaningful and gives the listener a greater understanding of what we are trying to say. 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

Focus on Service, Embrace Change (Modified from Don Quinn’s Speech at The NATSO Show 2016) Members Only Join or Login

Being a leader is more important today than it ever has been. We are living in a world where nearly everything has become commoditized. People can price check from our aisles. They see the price of the fuel well before they pull up to the pump. We’ve never had this multitude of opportunities to interact with our customers and our customers have never had more choices on where they choose to do business.  More

The initial grant distribution will prioritize funding for EV charging infrastructure at off-highway and off-Interstate locations.
The Charge Ahead Partnership is a coalition of individuals and businesses united in the idea that the best way to expand the electric vehicle charging network is through a competitive, market-based approach.
NATSO members should contact their state transportation departments promptly to learn about their electric vehicle charging plans and to share our industry's perspective on the plans' development.
It is incumbent upon fuel retailers to urge state DOTs to structure projects in a “make-ready” model that allows utilities to invest in the grid and distribution enhancements necessary to feed charging stations while a competitive, private market governs the consumer-facing charging transaction. 
The federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) provides $7.5 billion to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure via the National Electric Vehicle Formula Program and the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Program. This money will be distributed via state transportation departments (DOTs).
Download NATSO’s draft Model Legislation.