Love’s plans 40 new locations, 3,000 parking spots in 2020

Updated Feb 9, 2021

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, has big plans for 2020.

The Oklahoma City-based travel center company said Thursday, Jan. 16, it expects to open 40 new locations this year and add about 3,000 new truck parking spaces. The announcement follows a year in which Love’s opened its 500th store.

Truck Stop Insider LogoThe company also expects to:

  • open about 40 Love’s Truck Care Centers and Speedcos
  • open a sixth tire retread plant and distribution center in Milan, Tennessee
  • add new features to the Love’s Connect mobile app
  • unveil a mobile app for Love’s Financial so customers can better manage cash flow and cover expenses like fuel, maintenance, and payroll
  • expand fresh food offerings and Love’s-branded items.

“We enter 2020 with lots of momentum that we’ll continue through customer-experience enhancements, product offerings and the best value on the road,” said Love’s President Shane Wharton. “We’ll open stores from coast to coast, continue to provide products and services that our customers depend upon and enhance our reputation as the company known for Highway Hospitality.”

Img 2880 E1579284235429Pilot Flying J partners with CVS

Pilot Flying J earlier this week announced it is partnering with CVS Health to a provide a variety of wellness products in kiosks at 50 travel center locations across the U.S.

The wellness kiosks are meant to help drivers manage health conditions with convenient on-the-go access to CVS Health’s offerings, according to a statement from Pilot Flying J. The products include CVS Health over-the-counter medications, vitamins, personal care products, hand and ankle braces, muscle relief cream, sleep aids, smoking cessation, blood pressure monitoring and diabetic supplies.