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Nov 26, 2008

Why the hoopla?

“This questionnaire they’ve been giving to people who are thinking about signing up for a government job is extremely invasive.” --David Gergen, CNN....More
Nov 25, 2008

The new chief

“The future productivity and mobility needs of the nation depend on surface transportation. Without a reasonable solution, our long-term economic....More
Nov 24, 2008

Hero in a truck

“ A lot of people make sports stars out to be some kind of heroes. But if you ask me, people who don’t seek the limelight and risk their personal....More
Nov 21, 2008

Lunch with Daimler

“The outlook – especially for the U.S. market – is clear: we’re in for a rough ride.” –Andreas Renschler, head of the global truck division for....More
Nov 20, 2008

An intermodalist's view

“Any realistic discussion of the future of global transportation in this century … requires an understanding of the dramatic changes that have....More
Nov 19, 2008

Unchanged melody

“Our agency found no justification to change the rules.” –John Hill, administrator, Federal Motor Carrier Administration Well, now it’s final; a done....More
Nov 18, 2008

Tech strategy

“The intelligent vehicle and infrastructure technologies on display this week will save drivers precious time and hard-earned money by making travel....More
Nov 17, 2008

Revisiting the basics

“The superior man understands what is right; the inferior man understands what will sell.” –Confucius A while back, I got the chance to sit down with....More
Nov 14, 2008

Wider horizons

“At a time when the commercial truck industry is severely down in North America, we are growing beyond the cyclicality of our traditional markets.” –....More
Nov 13, 2008

Remembering road victims

“All continents, including Europe, face the challenge of how to stop the all too many road deaths and injuries.” –Brigitte Chaudhry, president of the....More
Nov 12, 2008

Painful change

“You know, there’s such a great deal of shock over this that the grief hasn’t set in yet.” –Brandie Fuller, vice president of marketing, Great Dane....More
Nov 11, 2008

Carry on

"The real heroes … are the guys who didn’t come back.” –John “Doc” Bradley, Navy corpsman and flag raiser at Iwo Jima, as quoted in “Flags of our....More
Nov 10, 2008

Biting the dust

“This drastic move by the company will result in significant loss of jobs for our membership at DHL Express. We will do everything within our power....More
Nov 07, 2008

Bold? Maybe …

“Large truck fatality and injury rates are already at their lowest point since the federal government began reporting the figures three decades ago....More
Nov 06, 2008

Bad auto daze

“If you adjust for population growth, this is probably the worst industry sales month in the post-WWII era.” –Mark LaNeve, vice president, GM North....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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