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FJ Management to Acquire Majority Interest in Maverik

Maverik Executive Vice President Brad Call tells CSD the leadership team and direction of the company remains unchanged. By John Lofstock, Editor FJ Management Inc., formerly known as Flying J, reached a deal to acquire a majority interest in North Salt Lake City, Utah-based Maverik Inc. Maverik, which was founded nearly 60 years ago, has

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Pilot Flying J Raises Funds For Wreaths Across America

Pilot Flying J is asking professional drivers to join in its “Cup with a Cause” campaign in October-November. With some help from professional drivers across the nation, Pilot Flying J has pledged to raise $100,000 to honor our fallen heroes by supporting Wreaths Across America (WAA). WAA is a non-profit organization dedicated to coordinating wreath-laying

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Pilot Flying J CEO Steps Down

PepsiCo president to succeed Jimmy Haslam as CEO of Pilot Flying J. Jimmy Haslam has stepped down as CEO of his family-owned Pilot Flying J, Cleveland.com reported. Haslam, the presumptive Browns majority owner who plans to purchase the team for a reported $1 billion, will act as the chairman of Pilot Flying J going forward.

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Pilot Flying J Closes Maxum Petroleum Acquisition

“I am looking forward to increasing our participation in the fuel and lubricant distribution industry serving commercial and industrial customers,” says Pilot CEO. Pilot Flying J closed its acquisition of a controlling interest in Maxum Petroleum for cash, and its contribution of Western Petroleum LLC into Maxum.  Maxum will continue to operate as an independent

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Pilot Flying J Announces Plans For New Stores

Pilot Flying J is working on opening two new stores in Virginia and Michigan. Pilot Flying J plans to open two new stores in August. New stores include a location in Harrisonburg, Va., which opens on Aug. 13, and a Port Huron, Mich., location, which opens on Aug. 20. The new locations will feature gas

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Pilot Flying J CEO Buys Cleveland Browns

Cleveland Browns announce Jimmy Haslam, Pilot Flying J CEO, as the new team owner today to locals. Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam officially bought the Cleveland Browns National Football League (NFL) team for $1 billion in a deal that and will be announced by the team owner at a press conference at 1 p.m.

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Clean Energy Releases Report On Natural Gas News

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. releases report listing companies that signed agreements for natural gas fuel and other services with them. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. released “The Road To Natural Gas,” which lists trucking companies, refuse haulers, fleet operators, airports, municipalities and other organizations that have signed new or expanded existing agreements with Clean Energy to

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Pilot Flying J To Make Acquisition Of Maxum Petroleum

Pilot Flying J creates new partnership with Maxum Petroleum to expand its business. Pilot Flying J, Metalmark Capital, Waud Capital Partners and Maxum Petroleum announced Pilot Flying J plans to acquire a controlling interest in Maxum for cash and Pilot Flying J’s contribution of Western Petroleum into Maxum. Maxum is one of the largest independent

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Pilot Flying J Invest In Deluxe Showers

Pilot Travel Centers wants to remodel 75% of its shower facilities over the next 18 months to give professional drivers a better store experience. Pilot Travel Centers LLC announced the company plans to invest $49 million to remodel and upgrade its network of showers for professional drivers. Pilot made plans to upgrade all of the

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Pilot Flying J Partners With T2T

Pilot Flying J aims to help truckers improve health through a triathlon program. Pilot Flying J has committed to a new health goal by teaming with Truckers to Triathletes (T2T) to help professional drivers achieve healthier lifestyles. Through Pilot Flying J’s sponsorship of the Revolution3 (Rev3) Triathlon series, the company was introduced to Truckers to

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Pilot Flying J Opens 300th Restaurant

Another 23 restaurants are scheduled to open by the end of 2012. Pilot Flying J celebrated its 300th company-owned and operated restaurant with the opening of a Huddle House in its new Pilot Travel Center location in Anna, Texas, on June 11. The company historically has been a leader in adding restaurants to its network

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Pilot Flying J To Open Seven New Stores

“Pilot Flying J is always on the lookout for new store locations that will add to our North American network in order to better serve our customers,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J recently announced plans to open seven new travel centers and travel plazas in June and July. The new stores include:

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Pilot Flying J Acquires Travel Plaza In Canada

The new travel plaza marks Pilot Flying J’s 62nd location in Canada. Pilot Flying J recently acquired a travel plaza in Ayr, Ontario, and will remodel the Flying J Travel Plaza to feature full amenities for professional drivers and the motoring public. The travel plaza is located at 2492 Cedar Creek Road off Highway 401

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Pilot Travel Centers Expands Franchise Agreement With Huddle House

Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pilot Flying J is expanding its partnership with Huddle House, an Atlanta-based restaurant chain, the Knoxville News Sentinel reported. Huddle House, which has more than 400 locations in 20 states, has signed franchise agreements with Pilot Travel Centers to open five new travel-center eateries in the next eight months. Already a location in

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Pilot Flying J Introduces MyRewards

“As the driver-driven company, serving our customers is always our top priority, and we wanted to make it easy for them to simply ‘join, drive and save,’” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J is launching its new MyRewards loyalty program this spring.  The MyRewards program has a card for every customer: professional drivers,

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Pilot Flying J To Acquire Western Petroleum

“The acquisition of Western Petroleum’s operations and employing Western Petroleum’s talented workforce is a significant complement to an important aspect of our growth strategy,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J is acquiring Western Petroleum LLC. Western Petroleum is a market leader in selling and transporting approximately 200 million gallons of fuel and lubricants

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Country Music Star Trace Adkins To Be Pilot Flying J Spokesperson

“Trace is a natural match; he’s been called the hardest working man in country music, and that aligns well with our work ethic at Pilot Flying J,” says CEO. Pilot Flying J has announced that country music star Trace Adkins will serve as a company spokesperson for the spring launch of its loyalty program, representing

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Pilot Flying J Offers Free Winter Diesel Additive Program

“The goal of our winter diesel additive program is to give our customers added peace of mind and to make their winter driving experience a positive one,” says Flying J executive vice president. Pilot Flying J has announced its annual winter diesel additive program at participating Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas in

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Pilot Flying J Completes Purchase of Bosselman Travel Centers

“These seven stops significantly enhance our network by shrinking the distance our customers travel to receive service in the Upper Midwest,” says Pilot Flying J president. Pilot Flying J and Bosselman Travel Centers Inc. today announced that the sale of seven Bosselman travel centers in the Midwest to Pilot Flying J has been completed. The

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Pilot Flying J Introduces Android App

“We’ve gotten terrific feedback on the app’s new and improved features since the launch of the iPhone version, and we’re pleased to expand its availability to users of Android devices,” says Pilot Flying J spokesperson. To kick off the New Year, Pilot Flying J has launched the Android version of its newly popular MyPilot smartphone

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New Pilot Flying J Travel Center Opens in Illinois

“We believe our familiar Pilot sign will be a welcome sight for interstate travelers and professional drivers,” says Pilot Flying J spokesperson. Pilot Flying J is opening a new Pilot Travel Center in Marion, Ill., on Dec. 19. featuring full amenities for professional drivers and the motoring public. The travel center is located at 2611

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Pilot Flying J Opens Nevada, Mo. Travel Center

“The travel center will serve this community through products and services as well as contribute to the local economy through jobs and tax revenue,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J is opening a new Pilot Travel Center in Nevada, Mo., on Dec. 19, featuring full amenities for professional drivers and the motoring public.

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Pilot Flying J Acquires New Travel Centers

“These travel centers will serve the community through products and services as well as contribute to the local economy through jobs and tax revenue,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J has acquired two new Pilot Travel Center locations in Pennsylvania: one in Duncannon and one in Frystown. Both locations will be remodeled to

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Pilot Flying J Acquires Travel Center in North Dakota

“The travel center will serve this community through products and services as well as contribute to the local economy through jobs and tax revenue,” says Pilot Flying J CEO. Pilot Flying J recently acquired a travel center in Grand Forks, N.D., and will remodel the Pilot Travel Center to feature full amenities for professional drivers

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Pilot Flying J Introduces My Pilot iPhone App

“We believe the new and improved features of the app will provide helpful information, added convenience and peace of mind for our customers,” says Pilot Flying J spokesperson. Pilot Flying J has launched My Pilot, a new iPhone application designed to assist professional drivers and motorists as they plan trips and stop to refuel and

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