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Feb 01, 2016

Few seem ready for the digital business transition

As the wonderful wonders of the “digital economy” continue to be touted far and wide – though not without some significant worries....More
Jan 28, 2016

Imagine that: People are critical for digital success

A lot of folks fear that the increasing “digitization” of so many sectors of the U.S. economy – and that includes trucking –....More
Jan 27, 2016

Hard work is still at the heart of it all

If you pilot big rigs to make a living, you know what “hard work” is all about, for a 14 hour work day, with 10 hours set aside for....More
Jan 26, 2016

The 94% number

So last week, before Winter Storm Jonas paid the East Coast a visit, I dropped down to the Washington Auto Show (you can view some photo galleries....More
Jan 25, 2016

Battling through a blizzard

Winter Storm Jonas – a record-breaking blizzard for many parts of the Eastern seaboard – packed snow drifts several feet high, caused....More
Jan 21, 2016

Lack of buy-in torpedoing IT plans

A new survey of chief information officers (CIOs) by mobile app provider POP pins much of the blame for failed information technology (IT)....More
Jan 19, 2016

A look ahead for light trucks

So what does the future hold for light trucks?....More
Jan 15, 2016

Linking public health and transportation1

One of the sessions this week at the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) dealt with what’s often become a rather....More
Jan 14, 2016

Fitting freight into the urban planning process

One of the more interesting discussions that came out of the 95th annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington D.C. this....More
Jan 13, 2016

Renault-Nissan planning big self-piloting vehicle push

Whether you are a fan of autonomous vehicles (AVs) or not – and California is certainly looking very hard at how such systems perform in the....More
Jan 11, 2016

The vehicle as digital assistant

Time used to be that we viewed vehicles as a way to transport ourselves as well as a host of goods from point A to point B (and thus sparing....More
Jan 07, 2016

GM’s Barra: Next decade to bring big automotive changes

Typically, the rule of thumb is that trucking technological developments lag about a decade or so behind those of automobiles. Not this time around....More
Jan 06, 2016

At CES 2016, Toyota takes a long look into the future

Vehicles that not only run on hydrogen but offer trillion-mile reliability and drive themselves are just a few of the “future of mobility....More
Jan 05, 2016

Logistics: Tough duty even for soldiers

A recent Iowa National Guard profile of two senior supply sergeants began with these immortal words, which, frankly, many in trucking can relate to:....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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