Sean Kilcarr

Senior Editor, Penton Media comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry -- light and medium duty fleets up through over-the-road truckload, less-than-truckload, and private fleet operations

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Jul 21, 2016

What if no one is ready for self-driving vehicles?

My good friend and colleague Kevin Jones – editor of Fleet Owner’s brother publication, American Trucker magazine – penned an....More
Jul 19, 2016

Put the smartphone down, get an insurance discount?

Here’s an interesting finding from a survey of motorists conducted across the pond in the United Kingdom: while a goodly majority think driving....More
Jul 15, 2016

The truck as a weapon of terror … again

The horrific terror attack committed in Nice, France, highlights a disturbing use for the everyday commercial truck, one most of us in this industry....More
Jul 14, 2016

Can trucking prosper in a free shipping-minded world?

The demand for free shipping, especially for e-commerce goods, seems to be placing greater and greater stress on last-mile delivery networks....More
Jul 13, 2016

There are many rules and issues outside of trucking to worry about

Much of the industry is rightly focused on dealing with the impacts of major trucking regulations now dropping upon the heads of motor carriers large....More
Jul 12, 2016

The hunt for workers goes on

It’s certainly no secret that finding and keeping workers is getting to be pretty tough task for many businesses today, especially in trucking....More
Jul 11, 2016

E-commerce, free shipping, and trucking

You see it almost every day now in the online retailing world, advertised usually in big, bold letters: free shipping....More
Jun 30, 2016

Of Millennials and freight

Is the Millennial generation a bunch of no-good whining slackers? Or are they poised to totally re-shape the concept of “work” as we know....More
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