Briefly: Love's, other outlets offer deals on National Hot Dog Day July 17

Updated Jul 10, 2024
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Love’s Travel Stops is celebrating National Hot Dog Day by partnering with Schwab Meat Co. to give customers a free hot dog or roller grill item on Wednesday, July 17, at participating locations in 42 states.  

Customers can access the barcode for their free hot dog or roller grill item on the Love’s Connect app from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, July 17. Love’s roller grill items include Schwab’s Hot Dogs, Tornados, Roller Bites and more. A full selection of toppings is also available.  

Here’s how to access mobile deals on the Love’s Connect app:  

  • Go to your app store and search for “Love’s Connect” to download the app
  • Create an account by entering information, including your name and email address
  • Open the app and click “Deals” on the bottom of the menu
  • Tap the deals you want
  • Scan the mobile bar code at checkout to take advantage of great savings

“Our customers are at the heart of what we do," said Joe Cotton, vice president of food service for Love's. "National Hot Dog Day is a wonderful way for us to thank our loyal patrons and introduce new customers to the quality and convenience we deliver every day."  

Also, EG America, a national convenience store retailer, is rolling out hot dog deals throughout the entire week of July 15

The deals will be available at the following stores across the U.S.: Cumberland Farms, Turkey Hill, Quik Stop, Certified Oil, Fastrac, Tom Thumb, Minit Mart, Kwik Shop, Loaf ‘N Jug, Sprint.

Deals include: 

  • Monday, 99¢ hot dog
  • Tuesday, buy one, get one free hot dog
  • Wednesday, Two hot dogs for $2
  • Thursday, Buy one, get one free hot dog
  • Friday, freee. large fountain drink when you buy two hot dogs
  • Saturday and Sunday, Buy 2 hot dogs, Get 1 free

Werner marks 25 years of operations in Mexico

 Werner Enterprises, Inc. celebrates a significant milestone as it observes 25 years of Mexico-based operations.

From beginning with just three associates and one office in Mexico City, Werner has expanded its footprint over the past quarter-century. Today, the companyhas offices in Mexico City, Monterrey, Queretaro and Guadalajara, in addition to strategically located terminals in Laredo and El Paso along the U.S.-Mexico border. Complementing these facilities are strategic properties in key border locations including Brownsville, Texas; Nogales, Arizona; Calexico, California and San Diego.

"Our journey in Mexico has been one of growth, innovation and unwavering commitment to our customers," said Werner’s Senior Vice President of Mexico/Canada/TCU Divisions, Lance Dixon. "We take pride in our ability to adapt and evolve with the changing needs of the industry while maintaining the highest standards of safety and service excellence. We deeply appreciate our partner carriers in Mexico who have made this success possible."

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Over the years, Werner said it has diversified its service offerings to meet the evolving demands of cross-border trade. What began as a through-trailer dry van service has expanded to include temperature-controlled, pure brokerage, power-only, intermodal, cross-docking and transloading. Werner's 25-year venture in Mexico has been marked by significant milestones and accomplishments, such as inaugurating its Laredo Terminal in 2001, purchasing the El Paso terminal in 2006 and opening its refrigerated cross-dock at the Laredo terminal in 2019.

A statement from the company said its commitment to security and compliance was highlighted with the receipt of its C-TPAT Certification in 2003, further solidifying its reputation as a reliable and trustworthy partner in cross-border operations. Other achievements include the initiation of logistics services in 2009 and the launch of temperature-controlled thru-trailer services in 2010.

"While we celebrate our accomplishments, we also recognize the challenges inherent in cross-border freight," said Werner’s Chairman and CEO Derek Leathers. "Navigating documentation, requirements, permits, duties and foreign laws can be daunting for businesses, but our 25 years of experience and strong relationships enable us to overcome these obstacles swiftly and efficiently."

Today, Werner's Cross-Border Team comprises of 150 associates across 10 offices in Mexico and the United States.

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