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 Apr 13, 2010

Hitting the highway with Ed

“I grew up in Western Pennsylvania, but the first time I came down here I fell in love with the area. We moved here 27 years ago and it’s just a....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 12, 2010

Taste test of ‘the best’

“We are trying to tell the world about our great coffee program.” –Tim Purcell, director of merchandising, Pilot Travel Centers You may remember way....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 09, 2010

State tax policy & trucking

“States do not enact changes in a vacuum – every time they increase the cost of doing business in their state, their state brand immediately loses....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 08, 2010

CSA delay is smart, I say

“The launch of CSA 2010 on November 30, 2010 will significantly improve the way the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and its state....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 07, 2010

Piecing together the EV puzzle

“To make electrification really work for our customers – and that means our customers and society attaining the maximum value of this alternative....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 06, 2010

“The Internet of Things”

“In a 4G world, wireless will connect everything. There's really no limit to the number of connections that can be part of the mobile grid: vehicles....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 05, 2010

Touring truckstops with “Cliff”

“John is not your typical Hollywood type. He brings energy, wit and insight that we hope will help inform viewers across the country that we are an....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 02, 2010

The other fuel economy shoe

“These historic new standards set ambitious, but achievable, fuel economy requirements for the automotive industry that will also encourage new and....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 01, 2010

Focus on fuel economy mandates begins

“This report highlights the immense number of variables, complexity and multi-dimensional aspects to reducing fuel consumption in commercial vehicles....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 31, 2010

The cost of snow

“Although snow days often conjure happy childhood memories, this study makes it crystal clear that they have a tangible and serious negative impact....More

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