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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
Sep 02, 2009

Fixing transportation … with tolls?

“It's time to realize we aren't going to find a free fix.” –Paul Yarossi, president of HNTB Holdings Ltd A new survey by architecture and engineering....More
Sep 01, 2009

Beware cannibalization

“The question on long term strategy is not if it is successful, but if you are still alive.” –Ron de Jonge A “cannibal” is defined as a creature that....More
Aug 31, 2009

Efforts to combat distracted driving heat up

“The new information in this survey also indicates that many drivers are either in denial about their DWD habits or resistant to changing their....More
Aug 27, 2009

Buzzword burnout

“When business or industry terms become overused, people stop paying attention to them. The best communicators use clear and straightforward language....More
Aug 26, 2009

The rocky road to recovery

"Like any recession, this one will play out in stages and will vary by industry. Regardless of which stage your company fits, or the speed of change....More
Aug 25, 2009

Guard those pickups!

“Pickups have a lot of utility … they tend to be used in support of other criminal activity. It has long been a common practice for criminals to use....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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