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 16, 2009

Are we getting there?

“The continued rise of the freight transportation service index is evidence that America is moving towards economic recovery.” –Transportation....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 15, 2009

Contracts for emission reductions?

“This approach will reduce emissions without imposing crippling new costs that will hurt construction firms and their workers.” –Stephen Sandherr,....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 14, 2009

Exploring energy & environmental options

“We can see that what we’re doing is good for the environment, and also that it leads to better production economy for us.” –Anders Olausson, plant....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 13, 2009

Accident prevention … from space?

“A satellite orbiting the earth could someday prevent an auto accident.” –Dr. Gerhard Schmidt, chief technical officer and vice president, of....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 12, 2009

Of carbon, energy, and the economy

“We've also got to fundamentally rethink the way we build and produce goods in this country.” –Gary Locke, U.S. Secretary of Commerce If you don’t....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 09, 2009

Good news about cash flow

“While there is more accounts receivable stress than a year ago, our data suggests that confidence in sales may be starting to return. The increasing....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 08, 2009

Revitalizing diesel

“Do you think that the future of propulsion lies in the modification of the internal combustion engine? I think, at least for the long term, are....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 07, 2009

Letting innovation loose

“Our partnership with EPA will help us to develop and nurture science and engineering talent with real-world training and experience, allowing these....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 06, 2009

CARB and the lease/rental impact

“The California regulation applies to trucks that travel in California regardless if they are registered inside or outside of California and includes....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 05, 2009

DOT vs. distracted driving

“To put it plainly, distracted driving is a menace to society. This trend distresses me deeply, both on a personal level, and as the nation’s chief....More

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