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May 10, 2016

Time for some truck videos

Seeing is believing; that’s how the old saying goes. In the case of trucks, large and small, video helps shine a light not just upon the....More
May 06, 2016

Is confidence on the rise regarding new food transport rules?

There’s been a lot of debate over the past few months about how new food transportation safety rules might impact both shippers and trucking....More
May 03, 2016

Preparing for hypermodal freight hauling

If you think the self-driving truck is a far-fetched concept, then get a load of this one: “hypermodal transportation,” which purportedly....More
May 02, 2016

The paper map: Obsolete? Or old school trucker standby still?

So the 36th edition of Rand McNally’s Motor Carriers' Road Atlas hit the newsstands this week and of course it got me thinking: do the bulk....More
Apr 27, 2016

Defining the American Dream for trucking ... and the nation, too.

Is the "American Dream" becoming more out of reach to most of those employed in the trucking industry — especially truck drivers, who, despite recent....More
Apr 21, 2016

Cracking a cold Ferrari case

It’s not every day you recover a stolen Ferrari sports car; and it’s certainly even rarer to recover one lost to theft for nearly three....More
Apr 20, 2016

Financial worry: A possible recruiting tactic for trucking?

I’ve noted in this space before that growing concerns over finances within the U.S. workforce could be a key recruiting tactic for trucking,....More
Apr 19, 2016

Here come the headwinds for Class 8 production

The word “headwinds” always conjures up some bad mojo where trucking is concerned, but it seems such negative forces are growing for the....More
Apr 18, 2016

The skills gap may be bigger than we think

Recently, there’s been lots of talk about the growing skills gap among younger workers, especially when it comes to professions critical to....More
Apr 15, 2016

Combining savings with protection to stem distracted driving

Just recently, vehicle navigation and mapping provider TomTom forged a partnership with Cellcontrol to install anti-distracted driving technology....More
Apr 14, 2016

Electronic integration: Key to efficiency and profits for truckers?

So the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute, in collaboration with DiCentral Corp., recently issued a research report that....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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