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 Nov 30, 2016

Service innovation may trump product development in trucking

For time out of mind, trucking has centered on, well, trucks, trailers, and the components that make them roll: engines, transmissions, axles, wheels....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 29, 2016

It is truck stunt time again!

Leave it to Volvo Trucks to come up with a unique and startling way to illustrate the powertrain possibilities of automated manual transmissions (....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 27, 2016

Training to slalom heavy trucks while under fire

Learning to maneuver trucks weighing 18,000-lbs. safely and smoothly is one thing; doing so on uneven gravel roads while getting shot at is something....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 23, 2016

Overtime rule block may benefit trucking

A preliminary injunction issued yesterday in a lawsuit filed by the National Retail Federation (NRF), attorney generals from 21 states and 50....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 22, 2016

The weak link in cybersecurity: Your own workers

Imagine this: the biggest cyber threat to your trucking company may be due to “careless” actions by your own employees; an action that....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 16, 2016

ELDs, Trucking, and Trump

Will the incoming Trump administration delay the still-contentious electronic logging device (ELD) mandate? That question popped up more than few....More

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