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City, OK – November 2017 / Newsmaker Alert / Love’s
Travel Stops (Love’s) announces the finalized acquisition of Speedco,
a national network of service locations that provides quick lube and inspection
services to the trucking industry, from Bridgestone Americas. On Sept.
15, 2017, Love’s announced
its intent to purchase Speedco, a renowned provider of high-speed preventative
maintenance services for more than 25 years. The transaction will expand
Love’s Truck Tire Care service with 52 new locations while deepening the
company’s commitment to provide superior service for Customers.
Completes Acquisition of Speedco
Travel Stops, a leader in the travel stop industry with more than 440 locations
in 41 states, added tire care services in 2008. Love’s expanded its offerings
to include oil change, lube and light mechanical services at most of its
larger travel stops nationwide and has quickly become a trusted provider
of truck and tire care services.
partnership of Love’s and Speedco combines two top brands in the diesel
service industry into one network,” said Tom Love, founder and executive
chairman for Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores. “Love’s and Speedco
are committed to providing professional drivers with quality products as
efficiently and quickly as possible. As a leader in the oil change industry,
Speedco brings an important service to our Customers. We look forward to
serving drivers at Speedco locations and growing the business.”
the addition of Speedco’s 52 locations, the number of Love’s-operated tire
service and lube facilities climbs to more than 320. Speedco facilities
will continue to offer their current selection of products and services,
including diesel oil changes, federal inspections and battery work. In
the coming months, Speedco locations will offer the same tire brands and
services available at Love’s Truck Tire Care Centers.
truck drivers can use their My Love Rewards cards at all Speedco locations.
While the Speedco Rewards program ends November 1 as drivers transition
to My Love’s Rewards, Love’s will honor Speedco reward coupons through
the expiration dates. New Speedco coupons will not be issued, but drivers
will earn more points to be used toward food, beverages, showers, Love’s
merchandise and more through the My Love Rewards program.
details about Love’s Travel Stops and Speedco are available at www.loves.com/speedco.
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 440 locations in 41 states. Love’s
provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to
clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items,
electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings.
On-site Love’s Truck
Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical
services for professional
truck drivers. Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional
truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and
operated, employs nearly 20,000 people. To learn more, visit Loves.com.