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 Jul 31, 2014

In praise of mentoring

With all the frequent and necessary talk about technology, equipment costs, fuel economy, among many other vital topics in this industry, we often....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 30, 2014

Used Trucks = Big Business

So last week I dialed into a conference call arranged by Navistar to discuss its new “Diamond Renewed” reconditioned used truck program (....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 28, 2014

Could positive consumer data benefit trucking?

It’s no secret that consumer spending helps drive freight volumes in trucking. Indeed, how do all the things people buy – food,....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 25, 2014

Where technology, safety, and savings intersect

Much of the talk in trucking where technology is concerned nowadays typically centers around cost and return on investment. Yet safety is never far....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 24, 2014

Is it all about intuitiveness?

“Intuitive” believe it or not derives from Medieval Latin and is an adjective that means “using on what one feels to be true even....More

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