Love’s adds Eddie Burt as chief supply chain officer

Retail veteran tapped to optimize, expand company's supply chain capabilities

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 17, 2023Love’s Travel Stops announced Monday that it has hired Eddie Burt as the company’s first chief supply chain officer, effective July 10. Burt is a retail veteran with 30 years of experience in roles across distribution, transportation, merchandising, human resources, loss prevention, real estate operations and store maintenance and repair. In this role, he will oversee operational control of Love’s supply chain, including optimizing the company’s truck care distribution network and growing its nonconsumable retail supply chain network.

“Love’s completed a six-month executive search to find the right leader to guide our supply chain efforts into the future, and we’re excited to have Eddie Burt join our team,” said Roger Ahuja, Love’s executive vice president of operations. “Eddie will optimize Love’s existing supply chain network and help the company develop additional supply chain capabilities.”

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In working for top retailers, Burt has established strategy for supply chain infrastructure and capability investments to meet growth needs.

“I couldn’t be more excited to join the team at Love’s,” Burt said. “I’m looking forward to learning more about every facet of the business and determining how a strong supply chain can be even more of a competitive advantage for the company.”

Burt is based at the company’s corporate headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and reports to Ahuja.

About Love’s Travel Stops

Love’s Travel Stops is the nation’s leading travel stop network with 639 Love’s locations in 42 states. Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company remains family-owned and operated and employs more than 40,000 people. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, fresh coffee, restaurant offerings and more. Love’s has over 430 truck service centers, which include Speedco and Love’s Truck Care locations. Love’s and Speedco combined is the largest oil change, preventive maintenance and total truck care nationwide network with over 1,500 maintenance bays and 1,200 emergency roadside vehicles available for customers. Love’s is committed to providing customers with “Clean Places, Friendly Faces” at every stop. To learn more, visit or follow the company on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter.