Bosselmans acquires 15 Flying J Shops

The network of Bosselman Boss Shops is growing with a 15-location acquisition of J Care Service Centers, a subsidiary of Flying J Travel Plazas. The management changeover begins September 1 and will be completed by the end of the year.

“We’re working to broaden our footprint across the country in the truck repair business,” said Chuck Bosselman, president of Bosselman, Inc. “This addition of more shops in our network will greatly benefit both existing and new customers. The trucking industry is constantly looking for repair facilities that they can trust to do their over-the-road work for them, and after 61 years in this industry, Boss Shops are targeting that need through quality service and competitive pricing.”

Adding these 15 facilities to the Bosselman operations brings a total of 25 Boss Shops in 18 states, making it one of the nation’s largest service center chains. As part of the Ambest and Pilot network, Boss Shop customers will gain additional value with coast to coast warranty coverage and industry-leading standards of service.

Current Boss Shops locations include: Grand Island, North Platte, and Big Springs, Nebraska; Rapid City and Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Altoona, Iowa; Jamestown, New Mexico; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Salina, Kansas; and Mortons Gap, Kentucky. New locations will include: Benton Harbor, Michigan; Black River Falls, Wisconsin; Carlisle, Pennsylvania; Dallas and West Houston/Brookshire, Texas; Ehrenburg, Arizona; Fargo, North Dakota; Lebec (Frazier Park), California; Ft. Chiswell, Virginia; Jerome (Twin Falls), Idaho; Ogden, Utah; Gary, Indianapolis, Lake Station, and Hebron (Lowell), Indiana.

Services offered at Boss Shops include tires, quick lube oil changes, and brake, electrical, drive train, air conditioning and other repairs, as well as roadside service, with a strong foundation in experienced service and the highest standards in the industry. Boss Shops carry tire lines including Bridgestone, Firestone, Michelin, BF Goodrich, Goodyear, and DynaTrac, along with a Chrome Store with products to trick out a truck. Beginning in 2010, Boss Shops customers can enroll in the new Boss Shops Rewards program, a card-based program that rewards points based on purchases in any Boss Shop.

About The Bosselman Family of Companies: The Bosselman Family of Companies, headquartered in Grand Island, Nebraska, owns and operates 25 Boss Shops, eight Travel Centers, seven Grandma Max’s Restaurants and Sam Bass’ Saloon & Steakhouse, 41 Pump & Pantry convenience stores including three motels and two Motel 6 franchises; wholesale oil, fuel and propane delivery; truck, tank and trailer repairs; environmental services for the petroleum industry; condominiums and farming. Founded in 1948, Bosselman’s has expanded throughout the USA with over 1,300 employees. For more information on Boss Shops, go to