Sean Kilcarr

Senior Editor, Penton Media comments on trends affecting the many different strata of the trucking industry -- light and medium duty fleets up through over-the-road truckload, less-than-truckload, and private fleet operations

Posts by Sean Kilcarr

in Trucks at Work Feb 16, 2017

Cybersecurity: Still not as secure as it should be

The cyber threats facing trucking continue to pile up – go here, here and here for just a few examples – the defenses needed to repel....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 14, 2017

Are trucking conditions really improving?

Kenny Vieth is about as steely-eyed as any of the analysts who cover trucking for a living. As president and senior analyst at ACT Research, he....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 09, 2017

Is it 'vroom, vroom' time for V2X technology?

A new report from Navigant Research predicts that annual sales of light duty vehicles equipped with factory-installed vehicle-to-external, or V2X,....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 07, 2017

Talent matters, especially in trucking. But it’ll stay hard to find and keep.

One of the many definitions of the word “talent” is “a special often athletic, creative or artistic aptitude.” And that fits....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 01, 2017

Why Amazon dominates freight world discussions

Frankly, it’s not too surprising that e-commerce mega-retailer Amazon is perceived as the proverbial 900-lb. gorilla of the freight world right....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 30, 2017

The man who hand-paints cars

At first glance, watching a gifted painter take any vehicle – be it a car, pickup truck or big rig – and turn it into a “mobile....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 26, 2017

The tide of technology offers rewards and risks for trucking

I’ve said it before in this space that people are the most critical part of the trucking industry, for even if we do one day completely....More

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