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 Mar 05, 2010

Regrets for the postman

"The crisis we're facing gives us an historic opportunity to make changes that will lay the foundation for a leaner, more market responsive Postal....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 04, 2010


"With full implementation of CSA 2010 activities on the horizon, such as the new Carrier Safety Measurement System, knowing the ‘criteria' in advance....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 03, 2010

Every bad driver gets their day …

“We aren't always a nation of good drivers … and 'America's Worst Driver' takes an entertaining look at this serious issue.” –Michael Klein, senior....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 02, 2010

The funding hiccup

"If you do the math, we're talking about more than $153 million a day in lost reimbursement payments for highway projects to the states.” –Larry "....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 01, 2010

Highway policy: confliction and confusion

“We think the administration has a bias against highways.” –Greg Cohen, president and CEO, American Highway Users Alliance Greg Cohen is an angry man....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 26, 2010

Gearing up for growth?

“Both the year-on-year movement and rank order of challenges suggest that CEO focus has moved from crisis reaction to preparations for recovery....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 25, 2010

Saving lives … with logistics technology

“This technology will improve the speed of the distribution, helping us to keep the process as orderly as possible.” –Damaris Frick, manager of the....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 24, 2010

More congestion means … more freight?

"So goes traffic, so goes the economy. An excellent indicator of economic trends, traffic congestion can tell us whether businesses are shipping....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 23, 2010

Fuel cells and trucking

“Fuel cell vehicles have been an elusive goal for the automotive industry “but they are on the verge of commercial reality. With substantial support....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 22, 2010

IT and business continuity

“The global recession reshaped the manner in which the freight and logistics industry conducted business. Operating decisions and business models....More

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