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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in Trucks at Work Mar 30, 2017

Are too many rules to blame for our infrastructure woes?

In their heart of hearts, no one really likes rules in trucking, much less the transportation and logistics industry as a whole....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 29, 2017

Putting the freight picture into focus

So Eric Starks, president of research firm FTR Transportation Intelligence, gave a presentation at the 2017 Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 27, 2017

For late adopters of ELDs simplicity will be the key

So I got a few minutes to talk with Norm Ellis, president of EROAD, here at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) annual convention in Nashville,....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 21, 2017

A look into trucking’s Oompa-Loompa files

Now, no one panic! This isn’t the beginning of an ode to that 1971 classic movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and the oddest of its....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 20, 2017

Safety technology? Great. Self-driving technology? Not so much.

Re-insurance giant Munich Re recently conducted a survey among 1,001 U.S....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 17, 2017

It’s not a lock that good times lay ahead for trucking

There are certainly good trend lines developing for trucking right now – orders are strengthening nicely for trucks and trailers, for starters....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 15, 2017

Not to make fun of YRC’s trucks, but …

It’s becoming a noted axiom in trucking these days that new trucks, despite an often bigger sticker price, offer better fuel economy and....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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