Truck Stops

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Are electric vehicles an immediate priority for truck stops? Not necessarily.

By FFS / August 15, 2022 / 0 Comments

A June 2022 Consumer Reports article broke the news that automakers are adding pure battery electric vehicles to their lineup with a projected debut of 2024. Most notably Honda is teaming up with General Motors and using their long-range Ultium batteries. While these types of changes in automotive technology are unavoidable, it’s important to note […]

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What To Do If Your Truck Stop Still Isn’t EMV Compliant

By FFS / November 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

Last April came and went. With it, the extended EMV liability shift deadline passed. Truck stops, convenience stores, and other retailers that missed the deadline now bear responsibility for fraud losses at their locations. The risk this lapsed deadline represents is tremendous, especially for small business owners. Here’s how you can better understand why so […]

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State of the Art of the Trucking Industry

State of the Trucking Industry in 2021

By FFS / May 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Last year, the record-high demand for online goods, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and medical supplies strained the country’s supply chain and ultimately tested logistical efficiency. Then, as states shut down, freight volumes rapidly decreased. Revenues took a dive. The most immediately impacted people in the industry were truckers. Truck drivers were challenged to navigate potential […]

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Truck driver with mask and gloves on.

COVID-19 and Your Truck Stop

By FFS / December 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

UPDATE: Here we are, nine months later, and we are still in the grips of the Corona Virus pandemic. We’ve gone through widespread, unprecedented shut-downs and re-openings, only to be faced with the possibility of shut-downs again, as we navigate the holiday season. The trucking industry as a whole continues to play a critical role […]

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Digital Marketing Checklist for Truck Stops

Digital Marketing Checklist for Truck Stop Franchisees

By FFS / October 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

In the middle of the night, the dispatcher for a large fleet is trying to find their drivers fuel, food, and parking. They’re searching to find the ideal stop, some place that won’t take their drivers more than five miles off the highway and has all of the services their drivers need. How do they […]

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C Store Inventory Management

Take Charge of Your Truck Stop Inventory Management

By FFS / August 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

The average truck stop and convenience store may carry more than $100,000 in inventory on any given day. Do you have the information you need to make the most profit out of the way you manage your store stock? For convenience stores, inventory turns about 20 to 35 times each year. Most stores keep about […]

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