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Mar 23, 2009

The show of shows

In terms of sheer size, nothing tops the Mid America Trucking Show when it comes to such events. It’s almost too much for one person to try and....More
Mar 20, 2009

Aerodynamics and trailers

“Trailer aerodynamic devices have gone from being fringe products to accepted, mainstream components all due to the dramatic fluctuations in fuel....More
Mar 19, 2009

Polished with pride

One of the big treats that comes with attending the Mid America Trucking Show is the opportunity to view a lot of dazzling show trucks gathered from....More
Mar 18, 2009

Staying positive

“Good news is all around us. Just look around – it’s not hard to find.” –Jim Walton, president....More
Mar 17, 2009

Questioning climate change

“If we don't understand what is natural, I don't think we can say much about what the humans are doing. So our interest is to understand – first the....More
Mar 16, 2009

Old school

“Turning wrenches is just what I love to do.” –Steven Custode, second generation diesel mechanic, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii There was a time when the....More
Mar 13, 2009

Battling HOS … again!

“The Teamsters are opposing this for the same reason the snake opposes the mongoose: They always have, so they always will.” –John Schulz,....More
Mar 12, 2009

IT and labor

“In today’s economic environment it is more important than ever to align your labor costs with your company's revenue goals.” –Eddie Capel, executive....More
Mar 11, 2009

Benefiting from crisis

“I love the man that can smile in trouble; that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. ‘Tis the business of little minds to....More
Mar 10, 2009

Almost …

“An automobile’s design must make an emotional connection to a potential buyer, immediately. No connection, no sale. Design is the last great....More
Mar 09, 2009

Training to lower risk

“Even the most well-trained, safety-conscious commercial motor vehicle (CMV) driver is at risk of engaging in driving behaviors that could lead to a....More
Mar 06, 2009

Service and survival

“Providing excellent service is not only good for customers, but it also benefits dealers and automakers in terms of income from future service....More
Mar 05, 2009

IT & efficiency

“Accurate and timely data capture is such an integral part of the supply chain process today as it relates to running the entire company – from sales....More
Mar 04, 2009

Heroes one and all

“Time after time, truck drivers have emerged as bona fide heroes. When motorists have needed help, they've stopped and put themselves in harm’s way....More
Mar 03, 2009

The cost revealed

“Our emissions reduction technology for 2010 will bring immediate benefits for the air we breathe without using emissions credits, while at the same....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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