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 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
in Trucks at Work 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
in Trucks at Work 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
in Trucks at Work 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
in Trucks at Work 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
in Trucks at Work 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
in Trucks at Work Sep 02, 2016

A day with a dump truck

So I got to fly up to Dearborn, Michigan, this week to test drive some Ford trucks (tough duty, I know....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 29, 2016

Telling trucking’s tales via video

Seeing is believing, as the old saying goes; often as a way to open up human eyes to the possibilities presented by a particular situation....More

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