It’s the start of yet another new year and a perfect time to perform an annual financial evaluation of your truck stop business. If your financial analysis reveals that your truck stop business is losing money in certain areas, it may be time to carefully consider whether or not to remove or update those products or services that are taking up your truck stop’s valuable, potentially income-producing space.
If you have determined that revenues from certain products or services that your truck stop offers are decreasing or holding steady, now is a good time to take a closer look at ways to boost revenues from those areas.
Drive Traffic to Your Truck Stop
Most important is finding unique, useful and profitable features for your truck stop that will keep travelers coming back to your spot again and again.
If you’re committing to a resolution in the new year to increase revenue opportunities for your truck stop, you might consider that in our fast-paced changing retail environment, even the truck stop business could use an update to keep up with the world around us.
Products and Services for Your Truck Stop in 2015
Here are various unique and profitable ideas to keep your truck stop on top of what is trending for 2015.
Video Poker Machines / Game Room – Travelers appreciate time to wind down and keep their minds off the road ahead. Truck stop owners will appreciate the cash revenue from gaming machines.
Showers/Laundromat/Barber Shop/Masseuse – For travelers, finding these personal services at a truck stop is a major convenience and less expensive than paying a motel for such services. For truck stop owners, these services provide cash income and a major draw to keep travelers coming back.
Self Serve Dog Wash/Green Pet Area – It is common for truck drivers to bring their best canine friends along for the long hauls. These truckers will remember the pet friendly truck stops that offer services that cater to dogs, especially a warm dog bath. Truck stop owners will enjoy the return business and the quick return on this type of investment.
Drive-Thru Truck Wash – This is a popular low-maintenance, sure-bet service for a truck stop to offer.
The NATSO Show 2015 – Consider attending the NATSO Show Feb 16-19 this year at the Wynn Las Vegas. This very specialized conference offers truck stop owners the edge in the business with networking and opportunities to learn about the newest products, advice and ideas for the industry.
Put New Revenue Ideas to Work for You in 2015!
For information about how you can build lasting relationships with travelers at your truck stop with self serve dog washes while increasing your truck stop revenue, call Evolution Dog Wash today at 800-426-0760 or visit EvolutionDogWash.com.