Pilot Flying J Expands Fuel Network

Providing diesel to six additional third-party sites

Pilot Flying J (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- Pilot Flying J Inc., the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, has continued to expand its fuel network by providing diesel fuel to six additional locations across the country in the first quarter of the year.

The six locations include:

  • Bainsville, Ontario (five diesel lanes).
  • Cardinal, Ontario (10 diesel lanes).
  • Kansas City, Kansas (eight diesel lanes).
  • Pine Grove, Pa. (five diesel lanes).
  • Roxbury/Ledgewood, N.J. (four diesel lanes.
  • Snyder, Texas (four diesel lanes).

Ann Lezotte, spokesperson for Pilot Flying J, told CSP Daily News that these sites "were not acquired, but are third-party owned, and [Pilot Flying J] pumps the diesel."

Pilot Flying J also opened three new travel centers and plazas in the first quarter and plans to open additional locations throughout 2014.

"Our mission is to make life better for professional drivers," said Jimmy Haslam, CEO of Pilot Flying J. "By increasing the locations where we supply diesel fuel, it makes it easier and more convenient for drivers to refuel when traveling. We hope professional drivers will take advantage of our expanded fuel network."

Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, is committed to making life better for professional drivers. Based in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 65,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,400 showers and 4,000 diesel lanes, with more than 3,900 offering DEF at the pump. Pilot Flying J subsidiary Pilot Logistics Services is one of the fastest growing independent energy logistics companies in North America. Together, Pilot Flying J and Pilot Logistic Services employ more than 24,000 people.

Part of CSP's 2014 Convenience Top 101 retailers