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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
Oct 09, 2008

Trickle down safety

“New technologies such as radar, cameras, lasers and GPS may enable us to offer more safety and convenience features in the future. key is....More
Oct 08, 2008

Green ... and smart

“Our efforts not only reduce our carbon footprint but also help us remain competitive in the marketplace.” -Steve Matheys, executive vice president....More
Oct 07, 2008

Big picture changes

“These are certainly exciting, yet challenging, times for third party logistics providers as we attempt to predict, analyze and adapt to the various....More
Oct 06, 2008

Back to brakes

“By far, brakes make up the largest percentage of out-of-service violations cited during the approximately three million roadside inspections....More
Oct 03, 2008

Building a pipeline of people

“Service men and women are dedicated team players who get the job done. Veterans bring to the table perseverance, teamwork and a keen ability to get....More
Oct 02, 2008

Familiarity breeds efficiency

“Distance makes the heart grow fonder and familiarity breeds contempt. According to this, my soul mate should be in Thailand.” -Jason Zebehazy I‘ve....More
Oct 02, 2008

Intermodal by sea?

“Coastal shipping could complement - not compete with - trucking and rail. This is especially critical given current pressures on the trucking....More
Sep 30, 2008

Shock therapy

“I lack small-muscle skills and have a mechanical IQ of 32, but I became adroit with all infantry arms. I had no choice. It was that or my ass.” -....More
Sep 29, 2008

SCR test drive

“The really big thing is you don‘t know your driving a 2010 emissions truck.” -Jimmie Kissling, a 12-year veteran truck driver with general....More
Sep 26, 2008

Standing tall

“What lies behind and before us pales in comparison to what lies within us.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson One of my favorite characters in the great Greek....More
Sep 25, 2008

History with style

“This place is about how highways, cars, and trucks all tie together in the transportation history of our country.” -Bob Martin, senior....More
Sep 24, 2008

Determined to be heard

“Being in trucking today is like playing Russian roulette. You‘re just spinning the wheel and waiting to see what happens.” -Charlie Claburn,....More
Sep 23, 2008

Taking care of business

“Ability is what you‘re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.” -Lou Holtz, former head coach,....More
Sep 22, 2008

Selling all of your value

“Thought, like all potent weapons, is exceedingly dangerous if mishandled. Clear thinking is therefore desirable not only in order to develop the....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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