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 Aug 08, 2017

Do trucking’s hiring processes need an overhaul?

Trucking needs workers – lots of them. About 3.5 million folks work as truck drivers right now, give or take a few thousand here or there, with....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 03, 2017

Making ELDs pay in trucking

So obviously the talk continues apace within the industry regarding the possibility of delaying the still highly controversial electronic logging....More
in Trucks at Work Aug 01, 2017

Doing the math on the ELD mandate

Talking about the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate these days is like opening up Pandora’s Box – a lot of negatives come screaming....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 26, 2017

How mobile technology is making waves in trucking

In many ways it is still hard to fully grasp just how much change is occurring in the trucking business due to the ubiquity of mobile devices: smart....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 25, 2017

Will a last-ditch move to delay the ELD mandate succeed?

The recent legislative effort to delay the impending electronic logging device (ELD) mandate this December may actually be on firmer ground than many....More

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