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May 06, 2010

Seeking stories from the road

“Behind every wheel is a personal story that conveys a driver’s connection with their vehicle.” – Mitchell Jawitz, vice president with the Hartford....More
May 05, 2010

Meeting of the transportation minds

“You know what surprised me? The willingness of shippers to consider helping us better balance weekly demand for capacity.” –Ron Hall, director of....More
May 04, 2010

Dealing with supply chain challenges

“Now is the time to make supply chain investments.” –Dwight Klappich, research vice president, the Gartner Group While the global economic recession....More
Apr 30, 2010

Fine-tuning the EV sales pitch

“One concern with electric vehicles is simply the novelty of the technology. Although in many ways electric engines are less prone to breaking down,....More
Apr 28, 2010

Recycled vehicle components

“We already have bio-based foam on more than two million vehicles and we’re looking to convert 100% of our fleet to it in the future.” –Jerry Brown,....More
Apr 27, 2010

Ten points for private fleets

“It’s not about the cost of equipment, people, pay and benefits; it’s not about volumes in individual lanes. The question companies must ask....More
Apr 23, 2010

Carbon, the DOT, and you

“Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global climate change is one of the great challenges of our time. As transportation is one....More
Apr 22, 2010

One high-toned headboard

“Two roads diverged in a wood … and I … I took the one less traveled by. And that has made all the difference.” –From the poem “The Road Not Taken”....More
Apr 21, 2010

Of tires, fuel economy, and regulation

“Many things affect fuel economy – wind, weather, temperature, vehicle aerodynamics, vehicle speed and of course tires. So you have to look at many....More
Apr 20, 2010

Driving the generations

“Over many years and millions of miles, they did what they did without thought of ever getting on a stage like this. They are rarely appreciated for....More
Apr 19, 2010

Challenges and opportunities

“So many attendees this year have an optimistic outlook for their companies. This is just such great news compared to what we heard last year.” –Gary....More
Apr 16, 2010

Saving through sustainability

“Embedding environmental evaluation in day-to-day packaging decisions is a critical step to improving the stewardship and conservation of valuable....More
Apr 15, 2010

Is freight on the rebound?

“This marked the first time since the third quarter of 2008 where revenue in the current quarter increased over the corresponding quarter in the....More
Apr 14, 2010

The call of the open road

“And the road becomes my bride/I have stripped of all but pride/So in her I do confide/And she keeps me satisfied/Gives me all I need.” –From the....More
Apr 13, 2010

Hitting the highway with Ed

“I grew up in Western Pennsylvania, but the first time I came down here I fell in love with the area. We moved here 27 years ago and it’s just a....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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