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 Jul 13, 2009

Protecting data

"This year’s research clearly demonstrates that compliance, breaches and brand damage are driving companies to deploy more data protection solutions....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 09, 2009

Exodus in waiting

“This survey indicates every company's greatest asset, its human capital, might be its most tenuous, as employers could see an unprecedented exodus....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 08, 2009

Positive signs

“If you continue to listen to the mainstream media and all of the gloom-and-doomers out there, you’d think the economy was on the verge of disaster....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 07, 2009

The need for freight efficiency

“Inefficiency slow-moving pandemic that cripples financial position, operational flexibility and innovation over time.” –Shelton Moynahan Nearly five....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 06, 2009

NHTSA’s encouraging numbers

“We are very encouraged by the significant decrease last year in large truck involved fatalities. While the downturn in the economy clearly impacted....More
in Trucks at Work Jul 01, 2009

Driving for efficiency

“Increasing the efficiency of vehicles already in our fleets here and now is imperative.” –Dan Steere, president and CEO, GreenRoad I received an....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 30, 2009

Money and roads

"If we're going to change dramatically the way we spend transportation dollars, let's do it right." –Brian Imus, director of the Illinois Public....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 29, 2009

Funding the future

“The next decade needs R....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 18, 2009

Good deeds done

“A thousand words will not leave so deep an impression as one deed.” –Henrick Ibsen It’s often easy to forget that trucking isn’t just about chrome....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 17, 2009

Climate change futility

“Responses to climate change impacts in the United States will almost certainly evolve over time as we learn through experience. Implementing these....More

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