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 Jun 20, 2012

West coast “golden” for vehicle thefts

It may come as a surprise to some, but certainly not to me: the West Coast is home to the highest rates of vehicle theft in the U.S. That’s....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 19, 2012

Zombie survival by car? NOT by truck?

OK, just to be clear, that as a full-fledged geek I’m totally psyched by the imminent arrival of the “Zombie Survival Machine” or....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 14, 2012

An uncertain state of logistics

So I attended the unveiling of the 23rdannual State of Logistics report this week; a tome published by the Council of Supply Chain Management....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 12, 2012

Testing one, two, three ...

As we all know, trucks and cars alike – and all the components that comprise those two classes of vehicles – get rigorously tested in a....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 11, 2012

Towards a “single window” for trade

David Aguilar, acting commissioner for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS),....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 06, 2012

“Stagnation” seen in global freight flows

Now, a caveat from the start: the global data collected and analyzed by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 05, 2012

“Refinement” defines the new F-150

Considering that Ford Motor Co. completely overhauled its F-150 pickup truck line about a year and a half ago, it’s no surprise that only a....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 04, 2012

The “local squeeze” and trucking

It’s a familiar refrain by now concerning the steep drop in tax revenues suffered at the federal, state, and local levels of government in....More
in Trucks at Work Jun 01, 2012

Building the right truck

Martin Daum shared an interesting piece of insight this week about the truck making business during a special press/dealer event outside Washington....More

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