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 28, 2011

Wake up, little driver … wake up

"Our engineering teams tested this technology for thousands of miles in many parts of the country to help ensure it performs on a wide range of roads....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 27, 2011

Down … but not out

“There has been a significant shift away from optimism for the U.S economy among U.S. industrial manufacturers over the past three months. Yet they....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 25, 2011

The IT security disconnect

“We recognize that most small business owners are focused on running their businesses, and have limited resources and IT staff dedicated to managing....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 24, 2011

Letting go

“Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours.” –....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 21, 2011

Staying a step ahead in IT strategy

“Expectations continue to rise dramatically for the IT function to support new technologies, such as mobile devices and social media platforms that....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 19, 2011

Dealing with distracted driving

“Drivers face more challenges on the road today than ever before, from work zones and distracted drivers to CSA and the daily demands of their jobs....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 18, 2011

“Look ma … no shifting needed!”

“The pool of new drivers simply doesn’t learn how to shift gears growing up anymore. It’s estimated that upwards of 50% to 60% of the new drivers....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 17, 2011


“It’s all part of a process; finding out what works and what doesn’t. And there are always going to be speed bumps along the way.” –Ben Olsen, head....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 14, 2011

Where we’ve been, where we’re headed

“CFO sentiment is driven by demand. the deepening impact of the European debt crises combined with stagnant employment, continued housing issues and....More

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