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Feb 16, 2017

Cybersecurity: Still not as secure as it should be

The cyber threats facing trucking continue to pile up – go here, here and here for just a few examples – the defenses needed to repel....More
Feb 14, 2017

Are trucking conditions really improving?

Kenny Vieth is about as steely-eyed as any of the analysts who cover trucking for a living. As president and senior analyst at ACT Research, he....More
Feb 09, 2017

Is it 'vroom, vroom' time for V2X technology?

A new report from Navigant Research predicts that annual sales of light duty vehicles equipped with factory-installed vehicle-to-external, or V2X,....More
Feb 07, 2017

Talent matters, especially in trucking. But it’ll stay hard to find and keep.

One of the many definitions of the word “talent” is “a special often athletic, creative or artistic aptitude.” And that fits....More
Feb 01, 2017

Why Amazon dominates freight world discussions

Frankly, it’s not too surprising that e-commerce mega-retailer Amazon is perceived as the proverbial 900-lb. gorilla of the freight world right....More
Jan 30, 2017

The man who hand-paints cars

At first glance, watching a gifted painter take any vehicle – be it a car, pickup truck or big rig – and turn it into a “mobile....More
Jan 26, 2017

The tide of technology offers rewards and risks for trucking

I’ve said it before in this space that people are the most critical part of the trucking industry, for even if we do one day completely....More
Jan 19, 2017

The automation of work: How will trucking cope?

Somewhat obscured by the fuss being made over autonomous vehicles (AVs) is that much of modern-day work is being automated at an even more rapid pace....More
Jan 17, 2017

Automation in vehicles and trucking: Imperfections and solutions1

Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), recently offered up some startling – indeed, quite worrying – concerns....More
Jan 13, 2017

Navigating the long rulemaking roadmap: Part 3

So in this last post regarding my discussion with David Kelly about the federal regulatory process – you can go here and here for parts one and....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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