January 21, 2014
A $130 million legal settlement has been reached for a class of more than 4,000 independent truckstops and other retail fueling merchants following an antitrust lawsuit filed in 2007 against fleet payment card issuer Comdata and three national truckstop chains.
January 14, 2014
Although technology has enabled us to collect so much data now, does having vast amounts of it really make us any smarter? Negotiating fuel-discount programs won't do you much good unless you know how to make sense of the fueling data.
December 18, 2013
One of the world’s largest private investment firms says it plans to sell its $2 billion stake in the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J.
December 12, 2013
New online truck stop maps are now available from the Nevada Department of Transportation to assist truck drivers traveling Nevada interstates.
December 10, 2013
UPDATED -- The operator of TA and Petro truckstops, TravelCenters of America, has begun a public offering of 6.5 million shares of its common stock at $9.25 per share, as it seem likely that it wants to expand beyond its recent diversification.
December 5, 2013
Love’s Travel Stops opened a new location in Dayton, Ohio, off I-75, expanding its presence in the Buckeye State. The new Love’s is open 24 hours a day and features 98 truck parking spaces.
November 25, 2013
With the sign-off of a judge on a settlement, the truckstop chain Pilot Flying J can finally start to close a chapter in a drama that’s been playing out since mid-April.
October 30, 2013
After a few weeks of relative quiet, things have started heating back up between Pilot Flying J and trucking companies that are suing the truckstop chain over allegations it cheated trucking companies out of fuel rebates.
October 22, 2013
The NATSO Foundation announced that the truckstop and travel plaza industry is engaging in nationwide efforts to combat human trafficking and in supporting the educational efforts of advocacy group Truckers Against Trafficking.
October 15, 2013
Tuesday was the deadline for carriers to opt out of a settlement reached in July between some trucking companies and Pilot Flying J over allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel purchase rebates. About 50 of the truckstops’s 6,000 customers said they want no part of the agreement.
September 23, 2013
Truckstop operator WilcoHess will pay $215,000 to settle a class sexual harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
September 20, 2013
Embattled Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam made a rare public appearance this week, some five months after the company was raided by federal agents, but it’s only one of the latest developments for the truckstop chain that's facing a myriad of legal problems.
August 23, 2013
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd, president of the Arkansas Trucking Association, said in a statement that he created National Trucking Financial Reclamation Services last April to seek justice for trucking companies that allegedly had been defrauded by Pilot Flying J.
August 19, 2013
This week Pilot Flying J published an interview on its website with one of the attorneys representing the company, as the clock counts down toward key court dates in a settlement over allegations it withheld rebates and discounts on fuel.
August 12, 2013
Despite having reached a settlement with some trucking customers, Pilot Flying J faces new litigation over claims it cheated some operations – and there is another move to depose CEO Jimmy Haslam.
August 5, 2013
The price of diesel continues to seesaw, falling just slightly this week following a just over one-penny hike last week.
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops, Inc. is announced its newest location in Gretna, Neb., at Interstate 80, Exit 432, next to the Flying J Travel Plaza.
July 26, 2013
The fate of about a dozen lawsuits against Pilot Flying J now rests in the hands of a panel of federal judges in Maine. The suits, which all stem from allegations the truckstop chain cheated customers out of fuel rebates, could be consolidated into one class action.
July 24, 2013
The truckstop chain Pilot Flying J has revised a settlement it reached last week with eight trucking companies that filed suit against it earlier this year over claims it cheated them out of fuel rebates and discounts.
July 22, 2013
Thanks to a new agreement between Goodyear and TravelCenters of America, TA Truck Service and Petro:Lube locations will carry three additional Goodyear Fuel Max truck tires.
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