Pilot Co. Opens New Travel Center in Missouri

In addition, Love’s Travel Stops opens three Speedco locations.

December 08, 2021

Love's Speedco Location

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. & OKLAHOMA CITY—Pilot Company announced the opening of its newest location in Faucett, Missouri. The newly built Pilot Travel Center brings to the area a fully modernized facility that includes a Taco Bell, truck parking, spacious restrooms and showers, and a wide selection of road-ready food, beverages and gear.

“We’ve been serving travelers in the state of Missouri for nearly 30 years and look forward to fueling more journeys with the opening of our 23rd location in Faucett,” said Jason Nordin, chief operator of Pilot Company. “We appreciate the history of the Ferris Truck Stop and are passionate about being that friendly place the community and drivers can count on for all their travel and trucking needs. Our team members, including some familiar faces that worked at the Ferris Truck Stop, are excited to welcome guests to experience everything our new travel center has to offer.”

To celebrate the new location, guests are invited to attend a grand opening event tomorrow at 11 a.m. CST. The event will include a ribbon-cutting, giveaways and a giving back check presentation of $5,000 to Mid-Buchanan R-V School District.

The Pilot Travel Center is over 12,800 square feet and offers several amenities, including:

  • 10 gasoline fueling positions and eight diesel lanes with high-speed pumps for quicker refueling
  • Taco Bell with drive-thru
  • Grab-and-go food offerings including roller grills, nachos and an array of hot and cold packaged sandwiches and snacks
  • Pilot’s “Best on the Interstate” premium coffees, including bean-to-cup selections and cold brew
  • 55 truck parking spots
  • 7 showers
  • Driver’s lounge
  • CAT scale
  • Public laundry
  • Everyday products for quick shopping needs

Guests can find nearby locations, plan their trip and save money at Pilot and Flying J travel centers with the myRewards Plus app, including a three-cent gas or auto diesel discount and exclusive offers on popular food and beverages. Professional truck drivers can also use the myRewards Plus app to reserve showers and parking, mobile fuel and earn up to four points per commercial diesel gallon.

Additionally, Love’s Travel Stops announced the opening of three Speedco locations that are open 24/7. The locations offer tire, lube and light mechanical services, as well as DOT inspections, for professional drivers and fleets.

“As we continue into the holiday season, and one of the busiest times of the year for professional drivers, we’ll continue to deliver fast and convenient service at Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations across the country,” said Gary Price, executive vice president of Truck Care. “Love’s has over 420 locations in 41 states that are ready to serve drivers and help get them back on the road quickly and safely.”

Love’s Truck Care and Speedco is the nation’s largest over-the-road preventive maintenance and total truck care network, with more than 1,500 maintenance bays and the most comprehensive roadside coverage in the country.