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Sep 28, 2009

Summit time for distracted driving

“We must act now to stop distracted driving from becoming a deadly epidemic on our nation's roadways. This Summit will give safety leaders from....More
Sep 25, 2009

Lessons from a sheepdog

“Remember this: you’ve got to take care of your people, but don’t forget to also take care of your sheepdogs.” –Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honore (Ret.),....More
Sep 24, 2009

The outlook for logistics

“The past 12 months have posed unprecedented challenges for logistics providers around the world … But in that time we have all learned a great deal....More
Sep 23, 2009

Techno wonders

“Customers are telling us they think we’ve stopped going backwards, that they are starting to see things picking up. That is why now is the time for....More
Sep 22, 2009

Trucking in transition

“A tremendous amount of change has taken place in our world and it‘s not clear that all of the turmoil is behind us. You have to wonder how long....More
Sep 18, 2009

The state of supply chains

“The global economic downturn has impacted every aspect of business operations, and supply chain is no exception. During the past year companies have....More
Sep 17, 2009

Of trade and trucks

“As we advocate a new strategy on exports and challenge the new isolationism, we must also make it clear that much more than trade is at stake. At....More
Sep 16, 2009

On the lighter side

“Who better than a national network of professional van operators to say which truck stop, motor oil, or brand of tire is best? These are the things....More
Sep 15, 2009

Joining forces for freight

“America’s freight transportation system is in dire need of increased and sustained investment. Without a strong commitment from Congress in the....More
Sep 14, 2009

“Brake safety week” is here

“We continue to see brakes as the most significant problem in the enforcement data, representing more than half of all out-of-service violations.” –....More
Sep 11, 2009

Day of days

“The facts of yesterday and today speak for themselves. The people of the United States have already formed their opinions and well understand the....More
Sep 10, 2009

Forging ahead, despite setbacks

“Our commitment to generate positive results for our shareholders during these challenging economic times.” –Daniel C. Ustian, Navistar’s chairman,....More
Sep 09, 2009

Cagey playing of engine cards

“Developing the new 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 turbocharged diesel engine was an awesome endeavor.” –Adam Gryglak, lead diesel engine manager, Ford....More
Sep 08, 2009

Uphill battle for small business

“For too long, American businesses—particularly small- and medium-sized businesses—have been fighting against systemic imbalances that make it tough....More
Sep 03, 2009

The CARB impact on truck specs

“This question is really more about the strategies a fleet operation must employ to meet regulations in effect at acquisition time, as well as....More
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Trucks at Work: Sean Kilcarr comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry.

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