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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
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
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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