How to Prepare for Two-A-Half Days Out of the Office

Preparing to be away from work for two-and-a-half days is no small feat. To help operators prepare, we rounded up some of the best advice on the web on how to prepare to be out of the office. 6 Simple Steps To Master Productivity On The Road Breanna Wilson asserts in a recent Fast Company Read more about How to Prepare for Two-A-Half Days Out of the Office[…]

Reduce Shrink with These Tips

For truckstop and travel plaza operators, theft within their locations is inevitable. Even worse, the greatest losses come from employees and vendors. However, Darren Schulte, NATSO’s vice president of membership, said operators can take steps to minimize theft and prevent losses. Schulte shared his insights on shrink loss prevention at The NATSO Show in Savannah, Read more about Reduce Shrink with These Tips[…]

Find and Keep Top Employees Through the Power of Observation

Hiring the right candidates for the right positions can be one of the most difficult aspects for any business, but finding your next top employee can be as simple as paying attention to the great service you receive then striking up a conversation with that person. Human resource expert Darren Bateman said business owners come Read more about Find and Keep Top Employees Through the Power of Observation[…]

Five Simple Steps to Maximize Your Web Marketing

By Nick Damoulakis, The NATSO Show 2013 Human Library Expert For today’s consumers, the web is where it’s at. They turn to Google to find the businesses and services they’re looking for and they turn to Yelp to get others’ first-hand experiences before trying something new. They also expect you to have a web page and Read more about Five Simple Steps to Maximize Your Web Marketing[…]

Freight to Remain Slow in 2013, Take off in 2014 and 2015

Bob Costello, chief economist at American Trucking Associations, told attendees at The NATSO Show that freight will see some ups and downs in 2013 but said a more robust economy is waiting to be unleashed, which he expects to occur in 2014 and 2015. “I see a much stronger recovery waiting to happen. When the Read more about Freight to Remain Slow in 2013, Take off in 2014 and 2015[…]

North American Crude Prices to Drop in 2013, Volatility Remains

Cheaper crude throughout North American in 2013 coupled with the cheapest natural gas globally will result in lower prices that benefit U.S. consumers and retailers, but volatility within the fuel market will remain, said Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst for the Oil Price Information Service. “I think in general it is going to be a Read more about North American Crude Prices to Drop in 2013, Volatility Remains[…]