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Nov 16, 2009

Trucking’s “integration” role

“Trucking is not necessarily a competing type of transportation in many cases but a part of a transportation network that helps to make commerce work....More
Nov 13, 2009

Tales of the trucking cat

“Ptolemy was an amazing cat. Terri and I estimate he had an understanding vocabulary of over 300 words. And we would both swear he knew our names and....More
Nov 12, 2009

States of fiscal crisis

“Record-setting revenue drops, high unemployment and far-flung fallout from the housing bust and credit crisis; virtually all states have been....More
Nov 11, 2009

Thank you, veterans

“We remain committed to hiring those who possess values similar to ours and have served—or are continuing to serve—our country.” –Mike Hinz, vice....More
Nov 10, 2009

Hunt’s new intermodal move

“The conversion of highway freight to the more efficient, cost effective, safer and more environmentally friendly services that we jointly provide,....More
Nov 09, 2009

New piston thinking

“Why not go out on a limb? Isn’t that where the fruit is?” –Frank Scully There’s a large slice of human philosophy predicated on the maxim that if....More
Nov 04, 2009

Cyber threat awareness

“It's been said that knowledge is power – and when it comes to security intelligence, a lack of accurate information can be detrimental to separating....More
Nov 03, 2009

Why transportation investment matters

“As cities, regions and countries fight for investment spend, transport infrastructure is the ‘x-factor’ in investor's decisions. Almost half of....More
Nov 02, 2009

Little by little

“In a hybrid system, the electrical energy could be used to charge the battery. In a conventional engine, this could perhaps even replace the....More
Oct 30, 2009

Big Trucks for Big China

“The recent economic improvement in China, India and Brazil benefitted Cummins during the quarter, due to our longstanding strong position in all....More
Oct 29, 2009

Trucking in the future

“Truck transportation drives our economy; goods movement fills our stores and supplies our factories. But those benefits come with costs that are....More
Oct 27, 2009

Speeding up hybrid development

“Our work with the University of Michigan is helping us develop the next generation of Ford hybrids and bring them to market even faster.” –Ryan....More
Oct 26, 2009

Learning vs. training

“The most important object in Boy Scout training is to educate, not instruct.” –Sir Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Boy Scouts Professor Jerry....More
Oct 23, 2009

Cargo security vs. efficiency

”The end goals of security and efficiency are not mutually exclusive.” –Stephen Russell, chairman, CEO and founder of truckload carrier Celadon Group....More
Oct 22, 2009

NHTSA foresees big savings with ESC

“Electronic stability systems were found to provide substantial safety benefits. Assuming that all existing 5-axle tractor semitrailers operating on....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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