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Engine maintenance considerations for food trucks

A Ford Motor Company fleet service support supervisor offers some insight on maintaining truck engines that will extend the useful life of a food truck.

St. Louis roast beef chain enlists food truck to tackle new markets

Seeing a big demand for sliced roast beef, Lion's Choice sees a food truck as a good way to expand its market presence.

White Castle’s 'Crave Mobiles' racking up more miles

White Castle food trucks have allowed the company to extend its presence in markets that aren't as well served by its brick and mortar restaurants, helping to bolster the company brand nationwide.

Kansas City pizza franchisee uses food truck to build brand visibility (Part 1)

Being an established restaurant operation, KC Pie brought some key advantages to launching a food truck, but still had to learn the nuances of the food truck business.

Environment-focused startup spearheads food trailers to support brands

Move Systems helps food brands expand into urban markets via food trailers. The company focuses on improving the urban physical environment.

Wayback Burgers to test food trailers in the Big Apple

The fast casual chain teams with a trailer specialist to launch its first mobile food initiative, starting in New York City.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

Food truck boosts sales for Texas pizza and wings restaurant

Il Primo Pizza & Wings in Richmond, Texas has proven that a food truck can do a lot to promote a brick-and-mortar restaurant, and that there are significant operational synergies between the two sales venues.

What insurance coverage do you need for your food truck?

Due to the mobility of your business, finding an appropriate policy (or policies) can sometimes be a bit of a challenge, so let's break your risks down.

NYC food trucks required to post sanitation grades (Part 1)

The law is intended to give consumers more information about a vendor's sanitation status, similar to a requirement for brick and mortar restaurants.

NRA show: Convenience continues to push the envelope, spelling more food truck growth opportunities

The National Restaurant Show demonstrated a wealth of products and equipment to help food trucks take advantage of hot consumer trends. Exhibitors are tailoring more offerings to food trucks.

Partnership pays off for food truck and Mediterranean food importer

Wild Garden Foods launches its first food truck tour next week to introduce customers to its products and at the same time support the community. A relationship with an established food truck made the project much easier.

Mobile Vending University helps prepare food truck owners

Mobile Vending University provides a certified course in operating a food truck in Pasco, Washington. The attendees are taught by subject matter experts in all aspects of operating a food truck.

First 'PopTruck' expands Doc Popcorn’s brand in the Twin Cities

A popcorn store owner finds a food truck enhances brand awareness and brings additional sales. The franchise organization is considering making it available to other franchisees.

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