Pilot Flying J added 58 locations in 2016

| January 10, 2017

Pilot Flying J added 58 locations to its network in 2016, including 17 new stores and 41 acquired in a joint venture with Speedway.

Pilot Flying J added a total of 58 locations to its network in 2016, including 17 new travel centers and a joint venture with Speedway that added 41 former Speedway/Wilco locations in the Southeast.

The 58 additional locations for PFJ in 2016 added 4,200 parking spaces and 320 showers. In total, PFJ now has more than 750 locations offering a total of 74,000 parking spaces and 5,100 showers, the company says.

“2016 has been an exciting year of growth,” said PFJ President Ken Parent. “We’ve made investments in new locations throughout the country, and we’ve developed agreements with partners like Speedway. This is part of Pilot Flying J’s continued commitment to growth, and another step in our mission to connecting people and places with comfort, care and a smile to better serve our customers and guests. We look forward to continued growth in the new year as well.”

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In addition to the roadside repair program, the company also plans to open 20 repair shops in 2017. The company will also add parking availability ...

Additionally, PFJ launched its myPilot mobile app in 2016, which gives drivers the ability to pay for fuel from their phones, check which fuel pumps are likely to open next, reserve showers and more.

The company also announced in December it will be launching a roadside assistance program in January and has plans to add parking availability information and parking reservation capabilities to its MyPilot app.

5 comments
The chihuahua
The chihuahua

How can they say they added parking when they just changed the sign. And knowing PFJ they probably took parking away for it. The real Travel Center chain that adds parking is Love's for the most part they build new Travel Plazas. Not buy other chains and scew them up.

steinel4320
steinel4320

More locations to rip off the American truck driver, the Wilcos they took over used to have reasonably priced fuel, now they are the same price as the pilot across the street that used to be a competitor. Pretty soon we will have no choice but to fuel at one of their stops because they will own them all before long.

dwtrans
dwtrans

Never use pilot if at all possible. They would still be stealing truckers fuel discounts if they hadn't got caught. Crooks for

management!!

The chihuahua
The chihuahua

It's been over 3 years sent I have fueled at a pilot or flying j. And I only used 5 in the last going on 6 years. 6 years ago while call customer service with a complaint. Their corporate office told me to go to anouther truck stop. I was a company driver at Conway Truckload at the time. I told the woman on the phone I would. She said "you have to fuel at pilot we are to big you have no choice". I proved her wrong. While at Conway the next year and a 1/2 I used good trip planning to stay clear of all pilots using terminals and the few Love's and TA's on the fuel list. In the last 4 years I have been an owner-operator and this truck got 75 gal in Montana on 1 trip to get me to Fargo. I very rarely even go in a pilot. Park there but rarely go in.

LeftyThompson
LeftyThompson

@The chihuahua OK, am not really a fan of Loves either but, they have a decent NEW one on HWY 6 in Central TX, bout halfway between Waco and Bryan, on the southbound side. Has a nice 24-7 Diner very close to it as well.