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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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Why We Appreciate Truckers–And You Should, Too

By FFS / May 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

According to Business Insider, trucker’s move more than 70% of America’s freight. That’s more than 10 billion tons annually. How does that compute for the everyday American? Everything we buy in stores, everything in our homes came off a truck at some point in its product life cycle.  The trucking industry contributes greatly to the […]

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Adding a Diesel Island

Benefits of a Diesel Island

By FFS / December 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Thought about adding a Diesel Island to your location? Are you located near a major highway?  Do your customers ask if you accept OTR Fleet cards?  Are you located near a large trucking company?  If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, you need to seriously consider adding a diesel island to your business. […]

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