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 Jun 30, 2016

Of Millennials and freight

Is the Millennial generation a bunch of no-good whining slackers? Or are they poised to totally re-shape the concept of “work” as we know....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 29, 2016

Distraction is everywhere: Behind the wheel, on the sidewalk …

Did you know that the 4th of July holiday period is now one of the deadliest stretches of days for motorists on U.S. highways? That caught me by....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 28, 2016

The MV-1: A truck for the disabled

This week, the fifth annual Roll on Capitol Hill event came to my town; a gathering of 150 disability advocates who want to figure out ways to....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 24, 2016

It’s not the size of the dog in the fight …

So this study got a lot of folks talking last month: about small motor carriers and the often unacknowledged outsized role they perform in trucking,....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 23, 2016

The bumpy road trucking must travel

It’s getting ugly out there in the freight markets and unfortunately may get uglier still for trucking before better times return –....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 21, 2016

Is the glass half-full or half-empty for trucking?

You’d be forgiven for thinking that up is down and down is up in this topsy-turvy trucking market of late....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 20, 2016

Escaping the tyranny of technology … with technology?

Here’s a strange concept: using technology to remove people’s addiction to technology, especially when they drive. Huh?....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 17, 2016

Restoring a car once touched by evil

Here’s a conundrum. Say you accidently stumble upon one of the rarest automobiles ever built – in this case a 1938 Mercedes-Benz....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 16, 2016

Data breaches: It’s a $4 million per incident problem now

I’ve discussed the cybersecurity threats facing the U.S. business community more than a few times in this space – go here and here for....More

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