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 06, 2009

Hands of a savior

“I think other drivers would have done exactly the same thing I did.” –Jorge Orozco Sanchez, owner-operator, recipient of the 26th Goodyear North....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 03, 2009

The new media

“Fancy cutting down all those beautiful trees to make pulp for those bloody newspapers … and calling it civilization.” –Winston S. Churchill Unless....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 02, 2009

Instrumentation interaction

“The idea of the car coaching the driver became a core principle during our early prototyping fed directly into the final product.” –Randal....More
in Trucks at Work Apr 01, 2009

Daunting hurdles

"We're still seeing economic headwinds and reduced consumer demand for new vehicles, making it a tough marketplace.” –Gary Dilts, senior vice....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 31, 2009

Taking the leap

“I'm uncomfortable when I'm comfortable. I have to start something new -- in the agency or in my personal life – every two years or so. Taking risks....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 30, 2009

It’s all about product

“I will be forever grateful for the courage and commitment you have shown as we have confronted the unprecedented challenges of the past few years....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 27, 2009

Larger than life

“We are the backbone of this nation. Without us, nothing would move. Nothing would move.” –Truck driver Steven “Stingray” Donaldson, from the movie “....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 26, 2009

Big rig, big heart

“Trucking is not a job; you must be able to live it. You must have the jazz to live and work out here on the road.” –Jerry Kissinger, owner,....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 25, 2009

Due diligence

“Here's the point: when there are no stable, verifiable credit benchmarks, all bets are off.” –Edward Testa, vice president of sales, Greystone....More
in Trucks at Work Mar 24, 2009

Teaching them right

“I saw a lack of skills increasing among all the drivers I met – drivers that could not back into a loading dock, who couldn’t shift well. And I....More

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