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 Jan 12, 2017

More insight into the regulatory process: Part 2

One of the more vexing (if minor) issues when dealing with federal regulations (and especially ones affecting trucking) is sorting out the “....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 11, 2017

Getting insight into the regulatory process: Part 1

As the confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet progress this week (with the one for Elaine Chao, the incoming....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 09, 2017

Figuring out how to improve urban freight flow

One of the big challenges facing city planners in the U.S., much less around the world, is how to more accurately gauge urban freight flows so they....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 06, 2017

Ten transportation trends to watch in 2017

So what are some of the broader transportation trends trucking CEOs should keep their eyes on as we hurdle into 2017 and beyond?....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 03, 2017

Where the people go, the freight should follow

If the 40th annual National Mover Study compiled by United Van Lines is any guide, more freight is going to be flowing into South Dakota, Vermont and....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 23, 2016

Protecting trucking’s digital byways

It’s probably more than a little appropriate to close out 2016 in this space by recognizing that digital security is only going to gain in....More
in Trucks at Work Dec 21, 2016

Trucking security: It can’t be an afterthought

The truck-based terrorist attack that occurred in Berlin, Germany, this week – an attack that claimed 12 lives and injured 49 others – is....More

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