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Mar 24, 2014

Addressing the driver "problem"

The recent settlement deal between the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and port trucking form Pacific 9 Transportation is getting a lot of....More
Mar 21, 2014

Whistling past the graveyard

Back in college (which is now a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – pun intended) I majored in history – specifically U.S. Civil....More
Mar 19, 2014

Is it time for an insurance review?

Insurance is one of those “must haves” in the commercial trucking business, not in the least due to all the potential risks truckers face....More
Mar 17, 2014

IT innovation acceleration

There’s lots of talk in trucking these days about how “Big Data” is transforming the industry – and, as a result, how....More
Mar 17, 2014

Transportation trends to watch

A recent report dubbed Trends in the Transportation Industry by Chris Ferrell, director of the Tompkins Supply Chain Consortium puts the spotlight on....More
Mar 14, 2014

Trucks built for safety

A lot of folks outside the trucking business definitely pooh-pooh the idea that most motor carriers make safety a priority in their operations....More
Mar 13, 2014

Trying to simplify the maintenance process

There’s been no shortage of efforts within truck maintenance circles to try and figure out how to simplify the ever-more-complicated repair....More
Mar 06, 2014

The transportation and logistics worry list

Energy prices are increasing, there’s an increasing dearth of skilled labor – especially for airline pilots and truck drivers –....More
Mar 03, 2014

A labor of love; travel stop love that is …

Here’s an unlikely recipe for success, if you care to try it: Take $5,000 and plunk it down on a lease for an abandoned gas station. Then add....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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