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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
Apr 13, 2016

Burly Man + Burly Truck = Burly Stunt

It’s another instant video marketing classic from Volvo Trucks; putting one of the strongest men on Earth behind the wheel of a tractor and....More
Apr 12, 2016

Dealerships, they are a changin’ …

One of the many mantras I’ve heard spoken by truck dealers large and small is that anyone can sell a truck in this industry one time. Selling....More
Apr 11, 2016

Focusing on work zone fatalities

Today marks the start of the 2016 National Work Zone Awareness Week, an event sponsored jointly by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the....More
Apr 08, 2016

Dealing with distracted walking

Sounds a little ridiculous, doesn’t it? “Distracted walking.” Like who doesn’t let their mind wander off while walking down....More
Apr 06, 2016

Connecting vehicles to … well, everything

Think on this for a minute: the self-driving vehicles we all keep hearing about, well, they need to be connected to each other as well as the....More
Apr 04, 2016

Financial security and the driver shortage1

So I dropped in for a visit with Mercer Transportation last week while in Louisville, KY, attending the 2016 Mid America Trucking Show, to talk shop....More
Apr 01, 2016

When the Secretary of the Army comes to visit …

It’s not every day that the Secretary of the U.S. Army stops in to visit a truck show – especially when such a visit involves a squad of....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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