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 Oct 12, 2015

TMS, trucking, and you

From a purely theoretical perspective, trucking should be easy. Heck, all you have to do is move freight from here to there. Pop it on a truck at....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 06, 2015

Benchmarking carrier successes and struggles

So the second annual motor carrier benchmarking survey produced by Katz, Sapper & Miller (KSM) and McLeod Software hit the wires today; a study....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 05, 2015

Where the vehicle goes from here

Connected vehicles, self-driving vehicles, sharing instead of buying vehicles – those are just some of the trends reshaping the automotive....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 01, 2015

AASHTO’s Trombino: Freight efficiency is key

So I got a chance to talk with Paul Trombino III, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) and newly elected president of the....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 29, 2015

Symposium seeks to shine spotlight on truck driver health

Later this week, insurance giant Travelers is going to hold the third in a series of annual symposiums focused on transportation issues – one....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 28, 2015

It’s all about the java, Joe …

Coffee is the essential fuel for my workday – if not my life as a whole. There’s just no getting around it. Ever since college, it’....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 25, 2015

Data: It’s just not getting used

These days, the trucking industry – indeed, the business community as a whole – is just swimming in data; from engine codes to engender....More

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