Business, Fuel

TravelCenters Opens TA Express in Almeda, Texas

TA Express Almeda, TX Diesel canopy at TA Express Almeda. (TravelCenters of America)

TravelCenters of America said Oct. 7 that it opened a new TA Express travel center in Almeda, Texas.

October 8, 2021

TravelCenters of America Added to Russell Indexes

TravelCenters headquarters TravelCenters of America Inc.

TravelCenters of America Inc. has been added to the Russell 2000 Index as part of Russell Investments’ annual reconstitution of its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes, the company announced.

June 29, 2021

TravelCenters to Open First California TA Express

A TravelCenters of America in Tennessee A TravelCenters of America in Greeneville, Tenn. The TA Express in Bakersfield will be the first one in the state of California. (Peggy Smith/Transport Topics)

TravelCenters of America signed a franchise agreement with CSG Petroleum to open its first TA Express in California, the company announced June 23.

June 26, 2020
Business, Fuel

TA Reports Net Loss, Revenue Dip in Q1

Travel Centers Trucks parked at a North Carolina Travel Centers of America. (Travel Centers of America)

TravelCenters of America reported a net loss and lower revenue in the first quarter as operations were limited by the novel coronavirus pandemic and unseasonably mild weather.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 5, 2020

TravelCenters of America Reorganizes, Names Chief Information Officer

TravelCenters of America TravelCenters of America has undergone a reorganization since CEO Jon Pertchik took over in December. (TravelCenters of America Inc.)

TravelCenters of America Inc. announced a companywide reorganization intended to improve operational efficiency and profitability, including the appointment of Sandy Rapp as chief information officer.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
May 1, 2020
Business, Fuel

TA Adds Location in Utah

TravelCenters of America in Meridian, Mississippi The TravelCenters of America in Meridian, Miss. (Gregg Sloan/Flickr)

TravelCenters of America Inc. plans to add a location in Salina, Utah, through a franchise agreement.

September 11, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

Diesel Price Average Dips 0.1¢ to $3.042 a Gallon

Diesel fuel gauge Diesel costs 19.4 cents less than it did a year ago when it was $2.848, DOE said. (Getty Images)

The U.S. average retail price of diesel dropped 0.1 cent to $3.042 a gallon, the Department of Energy reported July 1. Crude oil prices remained near $58 a barrel after touching $60 earlier in the day.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 1, 2019
Business, Fuel, Logistics

TravelCenters of America Reports Mixed 4Q, Annual Results

Travel Centers Bruce Harmon/Trans Pixs

TravelCenters of America, the nation’s only publicly traded truck stop network, reported a narrowed loss in fourth-quarter net income but an increase in revenue.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 26, 2019
Business, Fuel

TravelCenters of America to Sell Minit Mart Business

Travel Centers A TravelCenters of America location in Wildwood, Fla. (TravelCenters of America)

TravelCenters of America announced a definitive agreement for the sale of its Minit Mart convenience store business to EG Group for $330.8 million as it intends to focus on commercial trucks and other vehicles traveling on interstates, and a new express travel center strategy.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
September 4, 2018
Business, Logistics

TravelCenters Plans TA Express Franchises

TravelCenters of America (Hillary Hartley/Flickr)

TravelCenters of America plans to launch this summer TA Express, with smaller outlets offering quicker in-and-out service from its TA and Petro Stopping Centers.

Burney Simpson | Staff Reporter
June 25, 2018