Topics: Truckstop Travels

Take a Virtual Tour of Clark Oil

Clark Oil is an excellent example of an operator running a successful location. Clark Oil has its roots in the convenience store industry, so it is no surprise that they focus on speed and can move people in and out of the truckstop quickly. More

Coffee Cup Travel Plaza Adds Warmth and Space with Renovations

Gordon Price, national sales director at DAS Companies Inc., has spent a significant amount of time inside of truckstops and travel plazas throughout the country, which is why I so highly value his opinion. This week, I asked him to sit down with me for a Q&A about Coffee Cup Fuel Stops newly renovated location, which is in Vermillion, South Dakota. More

Trail's Travel Center is Poised to Capture Holiday Sales

Holiday sales can add up to big profits, and Trail's Travel Center in Albert Lea, Minnesota, is ready to take advantage of seasonal opportunities. More

Inspiration from Ireland's Travel Plazas

I always love the opportunity to learn from our fellow operators abroad. A few years back, NATSO members had the chance to visit Irish travel centers during a European Study Tour. Recently, Tim Dumler, who is building a travel center in Castle Rock, Colorado, visited some travel plaza locations in Ireland for inspiration on his new build. More

Golden Oil’s Truckstops Focus on Food and Cleanliness

Paul Bhardwaj, CEO and founder of Golden Oil, which operates four truckstops and is in the process of building its fifth, has been in the truckstop industry for more than 30 years. During that time, he has seen amenities and driver preferences change, and the locations do a fantastic job of staying current and remaining relevant. More

Directional Signs at Jubitz Travel Center are Fun and Informative

With all of the cars and heavy-duty trucks coming and going at a truckstop or travel plaza, it is important drivers know where to go. Jubitz Travel Center in Portland, Oregon, has done a fantastic job with its directional signage, which provides customers with important information, improves the customer experience and increases safety. More

Route 66 Food n Fuel Joliet Keeps Customers Moving

The Route 66 Food n Fuel location in Joliet, Illinois, is incredibly busy, and it can move through thousands of customers each day, especially during large events at the Chicagoland Speedway, which is adjacent to the location. More

Customers Take Center Stage at Food N Fuel Travel Center in Elwood

If you haven’t been to Food N Fuel in Elwood, Illinois, you’re missing out. The location is full of dozens of great ideas that add to the overall experience for local customers and professional drivers alike. More

Space Age Travel Center’s Focus on Food and Cleanliness Keeps Customers Coming Back

Space Age Travel Center, which is located off of Interstate 84 in Hermiston, Oregon, welcomes customers in with its excellent design, thorough offerings, and bright, open layout. I visited the location a little over a year ago, but it is always great to return to a location to see what is new. More

K & H Truck Plaza Focuses on its Strengths

K & H Truck Plaza is a special location that has been family owned and operated since 1967. More