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Aug 05, 2008

Simple, yet effective

“The real problem with the attacks on tire-gauge plan is that efforts to improve conservation and efficiency happen to be the best approaches to....More
Aug 04, 2008

Implementing strategic planning

“Any plan imperfectly executed is better than no plan perfectly executed.” -Scott Sorrell Business planning ain‘t easy - trust me, I know. (Why do....More
Aug 01, 2008

Information to inspiration

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.” - Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon professor and virtual reality innovator. You‘ve....More
Jul 31, 2008

Working hard

“We do a lot internally to help our technicians understand that they are a very important spoke in the wheel of our company.” -Jim Boyd, manager of....More
Jul 30, 2008

Reliving the nightmare

“Complacency must be fought. America‘s aging bridges need regular monitoring, preventive maintenance and, in some cases, intensive care.” -Ray McCabe....More
Jul 29, 2008

Seeing is believing

“Full-stability technology works, it‘s affordable, and it will help us continue our track record as an industry leader in accident reduction.” -Jeff....More
Jul 28, 2008

Rail on a roll

“Looking ahead, our franchise should continue to benefit from a broad and balanced customer base as well as from rail‘s inherent advantages over....More
Jul 25, 2008

Holding on ... but barely

“I love this business and this industry ... but we need help.” -Todd Staege, owner of trucking company TW Express Inc., Viroqua, WI. Got a note from....More
Jul 24, 2008

Electric déjà vu

“Electrically powered vehicles are going to provide tremendous benefit and excitement for the customer, while also hastening the move to a more....More
Jul 23, 2008

Slogging through

“Slow U.S. economic activity and fuel price increases hit us and our customers during the quarter. Even though economists do not predict a recovery....More
Jul 22, 2008

Medical qualifications

“We have a major public safety problem and we haven‘t corrected it.” -Gerald Donaldson, senior research director at Advocates for Highway and Auto....More
Jul 21, 2008

Looking ahead

“With respect to pricing and rates, the overall rate market has shifted from a rate decrease market to a rate stable market. If freight demand....More
Jul 18, 2008

Infrastructure & safety

“If America is to continue competing in the global economic marketplace, we need an efficient and sound infrastructure; we need the commitment of....More
Jul 17, 2008

Bigger trucks revisited

“Meeting the freight transportation needs of a growing economy in a safe and efficient manner is the challenge for all of us.” -Jeffrey Paniati,....More
Jul 16, 2008

Emergency surgery

“We are responding aggressively to the challenges of today‘s U.S. auto market. We will continue to take the steps necessary to align our business....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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