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Oct 27, 2015

What truck executives learned from Flight 1549

As noted in yesterday’s post, Jeffrey Skiles, who served as first officer aboard U.S....More
Oct 26, 2015

Flight 1549: Lessons for trucking from a near-aviation disaster

Most everyone knows the story about a 2009 plane crash known as the “Miracle on the Hudson.”....More
Oct 23, 2015

Adaptability vs. efficiency

Picture these two scenarios side by side in your mind: A 30-minute video conference to discuss strategy involving 50 people in two different....More
Oct 16, 2015

Hinting at a potential hydrogen future

Almost 30 years ago this month, the first of the three Back to the Future films hit the big screen; cinematic history Universal pictures is marking....More
Oct 13, 2015

Sustainability: An inroad for higher freight rates?

One of the more interesting tidbits that emerged from last week’s CNG Industry Leaders Forum put together by Gain Clean Fuel and hosted by....More
Oct 12, 2015

TMS, trucking, and you

From a purely theoretical perspective, trucking should be easy. Heck, all you have to do is move freight from here to there. Pop it on a truck at....More
Oct 06, 2015

Benchmarking carrier successes and struggles

So the second annual motor carrier benchmarking survey produced by Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) and McLeod Software hit the wires today; a study....More
Oct 05, 2015

Where the vehicle goes from here

Connected vehicles, self-driving vehicles, sharing instead of buying vehicles – those are just some of the trends reshaping the automotive....More
Oct 01, 2015

AASHTO’s Trombino: Freight efficiency is key

So I got a chance to talk with Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) and newly elected president of the....More
Sep 29, 2015

Symposium seeks to shine spotlight on truck driver health1

Later this week, insurance giant Travelers is going to hold the third in a series of annual symposiums focused on transportation issues – one....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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