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Oct 31, 2008

The forgotten issues

“We‘re witnessing the growing influence of non-state actors. They can be businesses, they can be stateless terrorist groups, or they can be criminal....More
Oct 30, 2008

The lessons of Hud

“How many honest men you know? Hell, you separate the sinners and the saints and you‘re lucky to wind up with Abraham Lincoln. Now I want out of this....More
Oct 29, 2008

Saddling up for tough times

“Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops....More
Oct 28, 2008

Tips for cash

“Truckers spend more time on the road than anyone, so they know better than anyone the common sense advice to follow and pitfalls to avoid.” -Tom....More
Oct 27, 2008

Take that, OPEC!

“After a year of doom and gloom at the pumps, this is an unexpected bonanza for motorists and consumers.” -John B. Townsend II, AAA Mid-Atlantic‘s....More
Oct 24, 2008

Nominate those heroes

“From the early days of this award to the present, you have always found the best of the best in human instinct. The rush to respond in an instant is....More
Oct 23, 2008

Taking a deep breath

“Today the financial crisis coupled with volatile oil prices poses demanding new challenges for international transport systems. a healthy global....More
Oct 22, 2008

Greening to save

“On-site renewable energy generation has been extremely efficient and successful for FedEx, and we are continuously looking for new investments.” -....More
Oct 21, 2008

Push for investment

“By reaching across the aisle to implement better transportation investments in our cities and communities and across our states, we'll help meet the....More
Oct 20, 2008

Big changes are afoot

“Americans are running on empty, with falling home values, rising gas prices, and a lagging economy.” -Shelley Poticha, co-chair of T4 and president....More
Oct 17, 2008

The Broughton report

“You‘ve got to be able to do what is right - not what is politically viewed as right.” -Donald Broughton, managing director-equity analyst for....More
Oct 16, 2008

The new calculations

“Three years ago, a 3/10th per a mile difference in fuel economy among truck models didn‘t matter. Now just a 1/10th per mile difference will drive....More
Oct 15, 2008

So long, Sterling

“Plans based on an expectation of brief, sharp market events driven by regulatory change, followed by periods of reasonable growth, are out-of-step....More
Oct 13, 2008

The waters reach reality

“This initiative does more than simply add new lines to a map. It makes our roads safer, expands our capacity for moving goods and reflects the kind....More
Oct 10, 2008

The human element

“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.” -Albert Einstein. We tend to forget at times that trucking is, at....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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