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Jan 28, 2014

Shoring up the cyber defenses

One ongoing challenge that tends to fly under trucking’s radar when it comes to the industry’s “worry list” regards the need....More
Jan 27, 2014

Looking ahead for trucking

A lot of confidence is being expressed about the future of the trucking right now, despite the industry’s many well-known challenges, the....More
Jan 24, 2014

A sobering thought on trucking and the “work ethic”

I touched on a report compiled by Wall Street investment firm Stifel Nicolaus & Co. entitled Transportation & Logistics: 10 Game Changers for....More
Jan 23, 2014

A new round of testing for Nissan's electric van

Nissan is kicking off a new round of “work truck testing” for its all-electric NV200 cargo van model in Washington D.C. in partnership....More
Jan 22, 2014

Is global economic optimism truly “in the air”?

Last week, Christine Lagarde – managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – gave an upbeat if measured outlook for the....More
Jan 21, 2014

The viewpoint of “Generation Y”

If there’s a single reason for the trucking industry to pay very close attention to the mindset of “younger workers” it is simply....More
Jan 17, 2014

Developing solutions to driver distraction

The issue of distracted driving is not going to disappear anytime soon, largely because demand for more in-vehicle technologies that can be highly....More
Jan 15, 2014

Is a “golden age” of vehicle innovation at hand?

It’s no secret that innovation is what keeps any industry healthy and capable of adapting to future changes – even if there’s no....More
Jan 14, 2014

Marking moments in light vehicle history

So General Motors unveiled its 2015 GMC Canyon midsize pickup this week at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week –....More
Jan 13, 2014

Color my vehicle …

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Jan 10, 2014

Winter, big oil, and diesel

First things first: the recent spate of nasty winter weather is not expected to generate any long-term impact on fuel prices, though in the short-....More
Jan 09, 2014

And as we contemplate future logistics trends …

… here are a few more for trucking to peruse (five to be exact), courtesy of supply chain-focused cloud computing provider Freightgate, adding....More
Jan 07, 2014

Outlook vs. Expectations

Perusing the latest International Business Report (IBR) compiled by Grant Thornton LLP highlighted an interesting (and ongoing) conflict within the U....More
Jan 06, 2014

A tour of “The Educator”

Last month I spent some time with Wayne Kosko, Navistar’s service education manager, during the 2013 Rush Truck centers (RTC) Technician Skills....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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