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Sep 12, 2014

Wrestling with trucking capacity constraints

There’s an old Chinese curse I’ve quoted before in this space that seems very applicable to the trucking industry these days: “May....More
Sep 11, 2014

“We’re all living on the Titanic now”

The quote above comes from a recent column by Daniel Henninger in the Wall Street Journal newspaper (you can read the entre piece here) and....More
Sep 10, 2014

Beating back “regulatory drag” with technology

It’s been a long-standing issue in trucking: how more stringent and more copious rulemaking efforts by the federal government creates an effect....More
Sep 08, 2014

Vectoring in the customer’s voice

So I spent last week in central Michigan at a ride-and-drive event touting Eaton Corp.’s new medium-duty Procision automated truck transmission....More
Sep 04, 2014

Coping with regulatory impact

If there’s one issue that makes trucking executives and drivers alike grind their teeth more than anything else it’s complying with what....More
Aug 27, 2014

Pay vs. happiness

There’s been a lot of talk about boosting truck driver pay of late – even in the New York Times, of all places – but maybe another....More
Aug 26, 2014

Calling for changes to CSA

Though many in the trucking industry support the ultimate goals of the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program rolled out by the Federal Motor....More
Aug 21, 2014

Fill ‘er up fast with CNG

So I stopped by one of Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores facilities in Oak Cliff, TX, this week – located just a stone’s throw....More
What's Trucks at Work?

Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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