NATSO
Government, Business

Trucking Market Strongest Since Deregulation, ATA Economist Bob Costello Says

Bob Costello Ari Ashe/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The freight market is as strong as it has been since deregulation in the 1980s, according to American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

Uber, Amazon Making Presence Felt in Transportation Industry

Ken Cassar of Slice Intelligence Cassar by Ari Ashe/Transport Topics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Executives in the truck stop and travel plaza industry see the encroachment of technology giants into the transportation industry, but savvy leaders will find ways to capitalize on this trend to make more money, an analyst said during a presentation at the annual NATSO Connect conference.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2018
Government, Business

NATSO Calls on Congressional Leaders to Extend Biodiesel Blenders’ Tax

Rep. Kevin Braxy Brady by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

The leaders of the tax-writing committees should extend and phase out a biodiesel blenders’ tax credit as they consider legislation that would update the country’s tax code, the association representing truck stops and travel plazas said.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 1, 2017
Government, Business

Natso Urges Congress to Extend Biodiesel Blenders’ Tax

Members of Congress should extend the biodiesel blenders’ tax credit when they take up legislation that would overhaul the country’s tax code, the association representing truck stops and travel plazas indicated recently.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 9, 2017
Government, Business

ATA President Chris Spear to Keynote Natso’s Capitol Hill Forum

John Sommers II for TT

Executives from the truck stop industry visiting Capitol Hill this month for meetings with federal lawmakers will get the chance to hear about trucking matters from the leader of American Trucking Associations.

Transport Topics
May 5, 2017
Business

NATSO’s Mullings Named to ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee

TT File Photo

Lisa Mullings, president of the National Association of Truck Stop Operators, has been appointed to serve on the American Transportation Research Institute’s 2017-2018 Research Advisory Committee.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
December 27, 2016
Business

Natso, Allied Brand Capital Partner on Franchising Opportunities

The National Association of Truck Stop Operators said it partnered with Allied Brand Capital to offer special financing and guidance for truck-stop owners and operators seeking to invest in a food franchise.

Transport Topics
September 9, 2016
Business

Natso’s Online Learning Program Offers Responses to Worst-Case Scenarios

Vincent Lock/Flickr

Natso, the trade association representing the travel-plaza and truck-stop industry, said its foundation launched an online learning program to help teach members of the industry how to respond to requests for help from people in need of assistance in various life-threatening scenarios.

Transport Topics
January 11, 2016
Business

Natso Selects Tom Heinz as Chairman

Natso, which represents truck stops and other groups, said it has selected Tom Heinz, president of Coffee Cup Fuel Stop & Convenience Stores, as its 2013 chairman.

Transport Topics
March 28, 2013
Business

Natso Rejects $7.25 Billion Settlement in Lawsuit Over Credit Card Swipe Fees

Natso said last week it had rejected a settlement offer from major banks and credit card networks to end a lawsuit involving credit card swipe fees, saying it does not go far enough to reform a “broken system.”

September 17, 2012

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