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 Nov 10, 2014

Holiday shopping trends and the freight impact

If consumers are lured to shop particular brands or stores via the appeal of “free shipping,” how might that impact the freight industry....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 05, 2014

Will the “goldilocks” environment continue?

Michael Zimm, a truck transportation analyst with GE Capital, made some interesting observations the other day concerning the current state of the....More
in Trucks at Work Nov 04, 2014

Playing the economic guessing game

In some ways, a lot of the data used to indicate the glide path for the U.S. economy is conflicting in many ways....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 30, 2014

Decoding the diesel trends

A new 32-page report hit the streets this week: An Assessment of the Diesel Fuel Market: Demand, Supply, Trade and Key Drivers, and you can go here....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 24, 2014

Of beeps and boxes, oh my …

Despite the now-immense list of recalls posted for such components as airbags, ignition switches, and fuel systems, among other components, light....More
in Trucks at Work Oct 23, 2014

Managers as mentors

David Ross, one of the managing directors at the transportation and logistics practice within Wall Street investment firm Stifel, Nicolaus & Co....More

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