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 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
in Trucks at Work Oct 01, 2009

Of bread … and diesel

“Diesel power is working for us today – in our everyday lives – in key sectors of our economy like trucking, freight rail, industrial applications,....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 30, 2009

Challenges growing for biofuels

“In the near term, the biofuels market looks like a train wreck. However, in the 10 to 15 year timeframe, the outlook remains very positive.” –Clint....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 29, 2009

Developing new freight niches

“This service is another way we’re constantly pushing the envelope for our customers to help them succeed in an increasingly competitive marketplace....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 28, 2009

Summit time for distracted driving

“We must act now to stop distracted driving from becoming a deadly epidemic on our nation's roadways. This Summit will give safety leaders from....More
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

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