In 2021, Love’s opened 38 new locations and added almost 3,000 truck parking spaces across the country. The company also added 22 new Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations to help get professional truck drivers back on the road.
Love’s installed the Shop Connect View platform at Love’s Truck Care and Speedco locations. The cloud-based system allows fleets to better manager maintenance needs on the web or through a new app. The company also expanded its Mobile to Go Zone in 2021, adding about 100 new items including Bluetooth neckband earbuds, quad wall chargers and wireless charging pads for every phone type.
In November 2020, the chain partnered with quick-service restaurant chain Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill to open in a Greenup, Ill., travel center. The QSR offers handmade Middle Eastern food options such as pita, chicken Shawarma, hummus and falafel. Love’s plans to add 10 more Naf Naf locations in the next five years.
Love’s prides itself on its numerous types of stores and services, including its Country Stores, Travel Stops, a growing interstate hotel business and storage facilities. It has stores in 41 states across the country.
For benchmarking purposes, store counts are as of Jan. 1, 2022.
|Headquarters:||Oklahoma City, Okla.|
|No. of Stores:||581|
|Rank Last Year:||16|