KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Pilot Flying J today announced the expansion of its brand, offering Flying J diesel fuel in Mt. Vernon, Ill.
“We hope professional drivers passing through Mt. Vernon will take advantage of the convenience of our expanded network.”
“We continue to increase our diesel fuel locations to help improve the life of professional drivers, giving them easier access to diesel fuel on the road,” said Pilot Flying J CEO, Jimmy Haslam. “We hope professional drivers passing through Mt. Vernon will take advantage of the convenience of our expanded network.”
The Flying J diesel fuel service now available in Mt. Vernon, Ill., is located at 101 S 45 St. There are 200 parking spaces, eight showers, laundry facilities and a certified scale.
Expanding its network is one more step in Pilot Flying J’s mission to making life better for professional drivers. The company is planning an extensive $50 million restroom remodel next year on all 650 locations. In 2011, the company launched a $50 million project to remodel driver showers, and it offers DEF at the pump in more than 3,400 lanes nationwide.
In the past year, Pilot Flying J has opened 20 stores in the U.S. and three in Canada. The combined network of more than 650 Pilot Travel Centers and Flying J Travel Plazas across North America serves more than 1.3 million customers daily.
To learn more about Pilot Flying J diesel locations, visit www.pilotflyingj.com.
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, is committed to making life better for professional drivers. Headquartered 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 3,400 offering DEF at the pump. Pilot Flying J subsidiary Pilot Logistics Services is one of the largest independent energy logistics companies in North America, selling and distributing more than 1.3 billion gallons of refined petroleum products and serving 15,000 customers. Together, Pilot Flying J and Pilot Logistic Services employ more than 25,000 people and generate sales of 9 billion gallons of petroleum annually. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 6 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.