truck stops

Rise of the ‘shipper of choice’ phrase, particularly when it involves truck parking

In addition to the case of shipper Unilever’s Newville, Pa., facility, which I wrote briefly about last week, there are plenty other shippers and receivers who do make parking options available to drivers when space allows. At once, they’re hardly the norm, yet attention to parking issues is growing in the ELD mandate's wake.

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New Love’s opens in Michigan near Canadian border

The new truck stop in Capac features Chester's Chicken and McDonald's restaurants, along with 104 truck parking spaces, seven showers, laundry facilities and a Love's Truck Tire Care.

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Love’s opens new travel stop in Elizabethtown, Ky.

The new store, located at 601 South Ring Road (exit 133 off of Western Kentucky Parkway), adds 63 truck parking spaces to the company's network.

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Unmentioned but not unappreciated

Here's to those who didn't make the printed stories of 2017. The people too weird or fleeting to create an entire post around, the folks I probably would have never seen or experienced without travel and trucking, but the very people who make this whole thing interesting ...

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Love’s opens new location in Troy, Texas

The Troy location offers 114 truck parking spaces, a Love's Truck Tire Care center, seven showers, McDonald's and Subway restaurants, laundry facilities and more.

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Love’s opens new location in Ely, Nevada

The new location is the company's fourth in Nevada. It features a Carl's Jr. restaurant and 48 truck parking spaces.

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Partners in Business podcast: Managing your fuel costs

This installment of Overdrive’s Partners in Business covers how to control fuel costs. That includes minimizing fuel consumption, getting a fair fuel surcharge and choosing where to buy fue

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As with most superlatives, ‘best’ is a relative term when it comes to truck stops

Readers responded in numbers to the "Best truck stop ever?" question in last week's Channel 19 post. Find here a bevy of recommendations for quality stops, great restaurants and more.

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Who gets your vote for best truck stop ever?

A new Truck World on I-76 in North Jackson, Ohio, Trucker Path's top 10 truck stops by user rating (including 8 independents) and a question: What's your favorite truck stop out there? Who's doing it right?

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Love’s adds new stores in Georgia, Ohio

The new stores – in Macon, Ga., and Upper Sandusky, Ohio – add more than 170 combined truck parking spaces to the Love's network.

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