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 20, 2017

Trucking ignores technology at its own peril

The headline above comes courtesy of John Larkin – managing director and head of transportation capital markets research for Stifel Capital....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 19, 2017

Machines may soon get better preventative care than people

Here’s a fun thought for the day: with all the advances being made in remote diagnostics and maintenance algorithms for trucks, cars,....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 18, 2017

ELDs remain a top fleet issue. But managing costs and traffic congestion are up there, too.

An annual survey compiled by global software provider Teletrac Navman finds (unsurprisingly) that compliance with the electronic logging device (ELD....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 13, 2017

Taking the sting out of trucking’s training programs

A good article by Boaz Amidor cloud-based training firm WalkMe identifies many of the reasons many workers – managers as well as front-line....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 12, 2017

Gazing into trucking's crystal ball for insights

So much is happening in the trucking industry right now – the impending imposition of the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate; the push for....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 10, 2017

Digging into trucking data for safety insights

Did you know we’re on the eve on one of the deadliest days in the trucking industry? That’s right: October 11. Apparently, according to....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 03, 2017

ELDs will put supply chains in a vise. And maybe that’s a good thing.

For as long as I’ve covered both the trucking and logistics industries, they’ve functioned under a freight philosophy called “just-....More

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