TruckStops Express and Bosselman’s extend exclusive distribution agreement
TUSCALOOSA, ALA. (May 2010) – Randall-Reilly’s TruckStops Express Division will continue to have exclusive rights to distribute its trucking publications – and those of its distribution partners – in all Bosselman’s truckstops under the terms of a three-year agreement. The exclusive agreement brings TSE’s distribution network to more than 1,100 locations.
“We are very excited about this long-term agreement,” says Robert Lake, Randall-Reilly’s senior vice president of acquisitions. “With demand for truck drivers heating up, this exclusive agreement will ensure that Randall-Reilly has the distribution necessary to serve the needs of its advertisers and distribution partners.”
“We are pleased to offer Randall-Reilly trucking publications exclusively at our locations,” said Charlie Bosselman, president of Bosselman, Inc. Bosselman, Inc. operates eight Bosselman Travel Center locations in Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas and South Dakota. Many Bosselman Travel Centers also feature a Boss Shop and Grandma Max’s Restaurant or Bosselman Food Court on-site.
TruckStops Express distributes 11 Randall-Reilly magazines in truck stops – Truckers News, NextTruck, Custom Rigs, Best Driver Jobs, Big Rig Owner, Changing Lanes, Driving Force, Hiring Truck Drivers, Owner-Operator/Company Driver, Pro Trucker and RPM for Truckers. Truck Stops Express also distributes external partner titles for Ramp Media Group, Landstar, and Expedite Now within their nationwide network. Through its Interactive Media Division, the company is also the dominant player in the online driver application segment of the recruitment market. Combined with Randall-Reilly’s Motor Media Division – the nation’s largest indoor signage network – these capabilities make Randall-Reilly the premier media company in the truck stop distribution and driver recruitment markets.
Founded in 1934, Randall-Reilly (www.rrpub.com) is the premier U.S. media and information company focused on the trucking, construction and industrial markets. The company’s trucking division serves the fleet, owner-operator, recruitment, truck stop, pre-owned truck and trailer, dealer and heavy-duty aftermarket segments.
Randall-Reilly’s construction division covers the highway and heavy construction, landscaping and used equipment markets. The company also publishes a magazine focused on the woodworking industry.
Randall-Reilly’s Equipment Data Associates business is an industry-leading collector and aggregator of equipment purchase and financing data, which it offers to its customers in industrial equipment end markets for sales lead generation and market intelligence. Randall-Reilly has offices in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Chicago, Charlotte, N.C., and New Berlin, Wis.