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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Dec 23, 2016

Protecting trucking’s digital byways

It’s probably more than a little appropriate to close out 2016 in this space by recognizing that digital security is only going to gain in....More
Dec 21, 2016

Trucking security: It can’t be an afterthought

The truck-based terrorist attack that occurred in Berlin, Germany, this week – an attack that claimed 12 lives and injured 49 others – is....More
Dec 19, 2016

Tapping military skills for trucking

So last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s “Hiring Our Heroes” organization, in partnership with Kenworth Truck Co....More
Dec 15, 2016

Retention: It’s not just a trucking problem

“Any trucking company with 100% turnover does not have a driver shortage; they have a hell of an HR [human resource] problem and that has to do....More
Dec 14, 2016

Eyeing better integration of truck service data

One of the many beefs with trying to use truck data for better maintenance revolves the number of systems managers and technicians need to access in....More
Dec 13, 2016

Service sells trucks … and everything else, too

W. M. "Rusty" Rush – chairman, CEO and president of Rush Enterprises – has always spoken in fairly blunt terms about what makes....More
Dec 09, 2016

Don’t dismiss small trucking companies just yet

I’m as guilty as anyone in terms of predicting the demise of the small motor carrier – overlooking, as many in trucking do, that 90% or....More
Dec 07, 2016

Data security: Let it not be an Achilles heel for trucking

Today as we remember the ghastly surprise attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago, it’s worthwhile to also recall the mistakes that helped pave the....More
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