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 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
in Trucks at Work Feb 19, 2010

Considering CSA 2010

“CSA 2010 is not a big, ugly monster. There’s nothing too earth-shattering about it for carriers with an above-average approach to safety – all they....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 18, 2010

Are tanker trucks potential terrorist weapons?

“We consider gasoline tankers, and to a lesser extent, propane tankers to be the most attractive options for terrorists seeking to use highway-borne....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 17, 2010

The NEI and you

“Increasing the export of American products and services to global markets can help revive the fortunes of U.S. companies, spur future economic....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 16, 2010

A trucker that made a difference

"I am no smarter than a lot of guys in town … but I work harder." –John Ruan, founder of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, who passed away at....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 12, 2010

Taking in a show

“The theme of this year’s show – ‘Change Happens Here’ – is meant to demonstrate our commitment to working with the decision makers and innovators in....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 11, 2010

Economic trending … with diesel

"We feel our index, along with a monthly detailed report, will give our customers, government leaders and other businesses meaningful insight into....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 10, 2010

The snow keeps coming

“No matter whether a road is wet, slushy or snow packed today, road surfaces will mostly likely turn to ice tonight and tomorrow morning. Air and....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 09, 2010

Big snow part deux

"The reality is that motorists who must travel Tuesday night and during the day on Wednesday will face conditions possibly worse than those seen over....More
in Trucks at Work Feb 08, 2010

Battling the big snow

“We will not reduce service levels or scale back on snow-removal efforts regardless of how much it costs this year. Our crews will be out in full....More

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