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 Sep 25, 2009

Lessons from a sheepdog

“Remember this: you’ve got to take care of your people, but don’t forget to also take care of your sheepdogs.” –Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honore (Ret.),....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 24, 2009

The outlook for logistics

“The past 12 months have posed unprecedented challenges for logistics providers around the world … But in that time we have all learned a great deal....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 23, 2009

Techno wonders

“Customers are telling us they think we’ve stopped going backwards, that they are starting to see things picking up. That is why now is the time for....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 22, 2009

Trucking in transition

“A tremendous amount of change has taken place in our world and it‘s not clear that all of the turmoil is behind us. You have to wonder how long....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 18, 2009

The state of supply chains

“The global economic downturn has impacted every aspect of business operations, and supply chain is no exception. During the past year companies have....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 17, 2009

Of trade and trucks

“As we advocate a new strategy on exports and challenge the new isolationism, we must also make it clear that much more than trade is at stake. At....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 16, 2009

On the lighter side

“Who better than a national network of professional van operators to say which truck stop, motor oil, or brand of tire is best? These are the things....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 15, 2009

Joining forces for freight

“America’s freight transportation system is in dire need of increased and sustained investment. Without a strong commitment from Congress in the....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 14, 2009

“Brake safety week” is here

“We continue to see brakes as the most significant problem in the enforcement data, representing more than half of all out-of-service violations.” –....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 11, 2009

Day of days

“The facts of yesterday and today speak for themselves. The people of the United States have already formed their opinions and well understand the....More

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