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Sep 08, 2014

Vectoring in the customer’s voice

So I spent last week in central Michigan at a ride-and-drive event touting Eaton Corp.’s new medium-duty Procision automated truck transmission....More
Sep 04, 2014

Coping with regulatory impact

If there’s one issue that makes trucking executives and drivers alike grind their teeth more than anything else it’s complying with what....More
Aug 27, 2014

Pay vs. happiness

There’s been a lot of talk about boosting truck driver pay of late – even in the New York Times, of all places – but maybe another....More
Aug 26, 2014

Calling for changes to CSA

Though many in the trucking industry support the ultimate goals of the Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) program rolled out by the Federal Motor....More
Aug 21, 2014

Fill ‘er up fast with CNG

So I stopped by one of Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores facilities in Oak Cliff, TX, this week – located just a stone’s throw....More
Aug 18, 2014

High school grads: the "new" recruits for trucking?

Some not-so-pleasant twists in the U.S. job market are being highlighted by CareerBuilder and its research subsidiary Economic Modeling Specialists....More
Aug 15, 2014

Do Americans really favor tolls over fuel taxes?

I’m not sure what to make of the latest Reason-Rupe poll of 1,000 U.S. adults concerning transportation issues, for it seems to me full of....More
Aug 11, 2014

Focusing on how to drive future savings

So last week I toured the Jamestown Engine Plant (JEP) that builds Cummins heavy-duty engines in upstate New York as part of the facility’s....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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