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

Sep 28, 2016

Tick, tock: It’s a truck clock

Here’s an idea: Take 14 tractor-trailers and 90 drivers out to a deserted airfield and create a giant 750,000 sq. ft. “clock.” And....More
Sep 27, 2016

Cybersecurity becoming a 'shared' concern

Even as the demand for “big data” and other information technology (IT) services keeping growing in the transportation and logistics....More
Sep 19, 2016

Trailers: Red-headed step-children no more?

So I got to listen to a wide-ranging and fascinating discourse on the state of the U.S....More
Sep 13, 2016

Money, happiness and truck driver pay

It’s National Truck Driver Appreciation Week and my colleague Kevin Jones offers up some great insight on how to treat drivers in his most....More
Sep 12, 2016

Closing the book on an era of trucking leadership

The recent announcement that Jerry Moyes, the founder and CEO of Swift Transportation, will retire Dec. 31 in a way signals that an era of trucking....More
Sep 09, 2016

Can the premium pickup truck push be sustained?

It’s no secret that pickup trucks are a hot-selling item in the U.S. market; always have been and probably always will be. One reason, of....More
Sep 08, 2016

On purpose-driven work and trucking

There’s no doubt you’ve heard in some shape or fashion about the book The Purpose-Driven Life, which to date has sold over 40 million....More
Sep 07, 2016

The road to autonomy may be paved with distraction

So insurance giant State Farm recently conducted an online survey of about 1,000 U.S. consumers aged 18 or older regarding their “attitudes....More

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