Biodiesel Expert Answers Questions at The NATSO Show

The production of biofuels in the United States is on the rise and a growing number of truckstop and travel plaza operators are using biofuels as a way to increase cost savings and improve margins, said Brian Wierson, biodiesel sales manager, REG Marketing and Logistics, LLC. While investing in biofuels often makes sense for travel Read more about Biodiesel Expert Answers Questions at The NATSO Show[…]

Brand Partnerships Can Strengthen Brands and Profits

Companies looking to extend their brand into new markets but don’t have the specialty knowledge, staff or skill sets required may benefit from brand partnerships. While speaking at The NATSO Show 2013, Hank Suerth, chief executive officer of Orion Food Systems, told attendees partnerships can also benefit companies looking to increase their distribution, improve supply Read more about Brand Partnerships Can Strengthen Brands and Profits[…]

Trends and Priorities: Length of Haul

To help operators stay current, The NATSO Show Advisory council tapped a number of trucking industry experts and truckstop operators to speak during The NATSO Show 2013 in Savannah, Ga. The experts said everything from driver health concerns and hours-of-service regulations to increased fuel efficiency and changes in the length of haul are changing the Read more about Trends and Priorities: Length of Haul[…]

Tom Heinz Elected Chairman; Offers Keynote Address

Tom Heinz, president of Heinz, Inc., and Coffee Cup Fuel Stops & Convenience Stores, Inc., was elected by the NATSO Board of Directors to serve as the 2013 chairman, and during remarks made at the opening session of The NATSO Show, Heinz encouraged NATSO members to use the year to invest in themselves, their employees and their Read more about Tom Heinz Elected Chairman; Offers Keynote Address[…]

What Truckstop Operators Need to Know About DEF

As of September 2012, there are over 350,000 trucks on the road that require diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) according to Integer Research. This means 25% of trucks on the road require DEF. With the demand for DEF on the rise, truckstop and travel plaza operators are responding by offering bulk DEF at the pumps. NATSO’s Chairman’s Read more about What Truckstop Operators Need to Know About DEF[…]

Questions to Ask Your Recruiter

By Klaus Kokott, Partner, Kokott, Wood & Associates, Inc. Whether you’re a candidate or client, choosing the right recruiter and firm is one of the most critical steps in the job seeking or placement process. With literally thousands of firms to choose from, making the best choice can be a daunting task. In many respects, Read more about Questions to Ask Your Recruiter[…]