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The Full-Service Advantage at TA and Petro

Posted on 12/22/2016 by in fuel tires maintenance TA/Petro TA Truck Service

New HOS regulations are cutting into the operating efficiency of fleets everywhere. That’s why TA and Petro’s full-service advantage leads to better optimization of a fleet’s business. Your drivers can get fuel, get fed, and even get maintenance all in one stop. Better yet, FTS Plus+ offers a full suite of savings with TA and Petro.

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2015 Trucking in Review

Posted on 2/25/2016 by in Industry News fuel Review

With another year in the books, 2015 proved to be a monumental year for the trucking industry. For starters, the annual U.S. trucking revenue topped $700 billion for the first time. This can be attributed to increased demand and higher rates, offset by lower fuel prices. While the average pay for long-haul truckers increased compared to 2013, the industry is still plagued with a driver shortage of roughly 48,000 drivers.

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Something to Love...Love's is Expanding

Posted on 1/19/2016 by in fuel Love's

After seeing one of its busiest years in the history of the company, Love's will be expanding its reach, adding more than 40 new locations across 28 states in 2016. These locations will add more than 3,200 additional parking spaces and "provide more safe places for customers to fuel, park, and rest" according to Frank Love, co-CEO of Love's.

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Say Hello to New Savings with TA & Petro

Posted on 8/27/2015 by Sommer Stein in Industry News fuel maintenance

Change can be hard sometimes, but it's not always a bad thing. In fact, sometimes it's down right exciting! We are thrilled to bring you even more great ways to save with TA and Petro. In addition to the recent fuel increase on TA and Petro gallons, beginning September 1, 2015, FTS Plus+ members can now save on PM/DOT services and RoadSquad Connect breakdown services.

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Summer Promotions with TA and Petro Stopping Centers

Posted on 7/13/2015 by Mecca Howe in fuel promotions

Check out TA and Petro Stopping Center's summer promotions, hot off the press! Now through August, 2015, UltraONE members will have more fun and earn even more rewards with the Dyn-o-mite Days of Summer Sweepstakes and Green Back Dining at the full-service restaurants. Remember to always swipe your UltraONE card to earn the maximum rewards including special member pricing! UltraONE Platinum members still have time to qualify for the Ultimate Platinum Jacket. Here are more ways to save this summer.

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Driver Shortage—Recruit & Retain Quality Drives With FTS Plus+

Posted on 7/9/2015 by Sommer Stein in Technology Industry News Office Solutions fuel hotels Legal wireless services

According to the American Trucking Association, our nation is experiencing a shortage of between 35,000 and 40,000 truck drivers. But don't fret. FTS Plus+ is here to help you leverage your company against the competition.

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Newest Love's Travel Stop Openings

Posted on 7/6/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

FTS Plus+ card holders can now save at even more Love's Travel Stop locations! Check out the newest openings and be sure to stop and take advantage of your FTS Plus+ fuel discounts.

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Newest Love's Travel Stop

Posted on 6/4/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

Love's has opened a new travel stop, allowing FTS card holders the ability to save on their fuel purchases at Love's while stopping in New Baden, IL. Love's Travel Stop #583 is located on I-64 and State Route 161.

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Fuel Discount Increase at Love's Travel Stops

Posted on 6/1/2015 by Mecca Howe in fuel

To thank our loyal FTS fuel card holders, Love's and FTS Plus+ have increased the member fuel discount by 1 cent per gallon at Love's Travel Stops locations.

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Get Smart... Get TruckSmart

Posted on 4/28/2015 by Mecca Howe in Industry News fuel

TA-Petro's TruckSmart® Mobile App has powerful features that mean more roll time and earning power for professional drivers.

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