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 May 27, 2009

Connecting to customers

“Any change, any loss, does not make us victims. Others can shake you, surprise you, disappoint you, but they can't prevent you from acting, from....More
in Trucks at Work May 26, 2009

Aerodynamic … and cool

“We wanted to show that aerodynamic trucks can be cool, too.” –James Carello, general manager, Regional International dealership To call “Mayhem” and....More
in Trucks at Work May 21, 2009

Roadcheck ready?

"The Roadcheck campaign highlights the important work that commercial vehicle inspectors perform everyday to keep our roads safe and save lives. The....More
in Trucks at Work May 20, 2009

Scoring drivers

“When we began this campaign five years ago, we embarked on a mission to help drivers become more aware of the rules of the road. We've seen the....More
in Trucks at Work May 19, 2009

Passion vs. reality

“When men are the most sure and arrogant they are commonly the most mistaken, giving views to passion without that proper deliberation and suspense....More
in Trucks at Work May 18, 2009

Hazmat simplification

“The … reduction in hazardous materials-qualified drivers is not the result of individuals failing the background check – less than 1% fail – but....More
in Trucks at Work May 15, 2009

Logistics as global backbone

“Logistics is a key enabler of industry. It is an essential service, not unlike basic infrastructure. Without it, the economy and world trade comes....More
in Trucks at Work May 14, 2009

The price for alternatives

“Assuming we are serious about getting off fossil fuels, the scale of building required should not be underestimated. Small actions alone will not....More
in Trucks at Work May 13, 2009

Hurley heave ho

“The administration now has an opportunity to name someone committed to both the safety and fuel economy programs that they run.” –Dan Becker,....More
in Trucks at Work May 12, 2009

Supply chain support

“To be competitive in today’s global economy, U.S. companies need to be able to move products and goods securely, quickly and efficiently within our....More

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