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Lap Your Competitors with Travel Center Profit Drivers’ Many Resources

After hearing from travel centers for years that they needed more advice on how to improve their bottom lines and expand their business, NATSO, the non-profit association representing the truckstop and travel center industry, created Travel Center Profit Drivers. Travel Center Profit Drivers provides access to specialized, experienced consultants and the tools they’ve created to help travel centers thrive.

Don Quinn joined NATSO after serving as president of Sapp Bros. During his 30-plus year career at Sapp Bros., he held almost every job, which gives him deep insight into the multiple profit centers within a truckstop and travel center. Darren Schulte joined NATSO with nearly three decades of experience in truckstop and travel plaza operations and merchandising. Schulte has worked for Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores, HESS Corp. and Petro Stopping Centers, and he has visited hundreds of truckstops.

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Hear from Travel Plaza Profit Drivers Fans

"Darren shared wonderful insights with us when he visited. He sees the whole industry, so for somebody of that caliber to come in and tell you what you’re doing right and where you can improve is invaluable. I can’t get out to research 100 different facilities, but he does and can come in and share that expertise with us." More

The 411 on ATMs at Travel Centers: Why You Need One and How Much Money it Will Generate for Your Business

The 411 on ATMs at Travel Centers: Why You Need One and How Much Money it Will Generate for Your Business

Getting a good return on investment is critical, and operators often ask me what will generate the best ROI for a location. As you look to answer this question, there are several things that come to mind. Is it a hot or cold food case or a carbonated soft drink dispenser? Is it video poker, which might be a great option but it isn’t available to everyone?  More