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

Jan 17, 2017

Automation in vehicles and trucking: Imperfections and solutions

Dr. Gill Pratt, CEO of the Toyota Research Institute (TRI), recently offered up some startling – indeed, quite worrying – concerns....More
Jan 13, 2017

Navigating the long rulemaking roadmap: Part 3

So in this last post regarding my discussion with David Kelly about the federal regulatory process – you can go here and here for parts one and....More
Jan 12, 2017

More insight into the regulatory process: Part 2

One of the more vexing (if minor) issues when dealing with federal regulations (and especially ones affecting trucking) is sorting out the “....More
Jan 11, 2017

Getting insight into the regulatory process: Part 1

As the confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet progress this week (with the one for Elaine Chao, the incoming....More
Jan 09, 2017

Figuring out how to improve urban freight flow

One of the big challenges facing city planners in the U.S., much less around the world, is how to more accurately gauge urban freight flows so they....More
Jan 06, 2017

Ten transportation trends to watch in 2017

So what are some of the broader transportation trends trucking CEOs should keep their eyes on as we hurdle into 2017 and beyond?....More
Jan 03, 2017

Where the people go, the freight should follow

If the 40th annual National Mover Study compiled by United Van Lines is any guide, more freight is going to be flowing into South Dakota, Vermont and....More

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