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

Feb 07, 2017

Talent matters, especially in trucking. But it’ll stay hard to find and keep.

One of the many definitions of the word “talent” is “a special often athletic, creative or artistic aptitude.” And that fits....More
Feb 01, 2017

Why Amazon dominates freight world discussions

Frankly, it’s not too surprising that e-commerce mega-retailer Amazon is perceived as the proverbial 900-lb. gorilla of the freight world right....More
Jan 30, 2017

The man who hand-paints cars

At first glance, watching a gifted painter take any vehicle – be it a car, pickup truck or big rig – and turn it into a “mobile....More
Jan 26, 2017

The tide of technology offers rewards and risks for trucking

I’ve said it before in this space that people are the most critical part of the trucking industry, for even if we do one day completely....More
Jan 19, 2017

The automation of work: How will trucking cope?

Somewhat obscured by the fuss being made over autonomous vehicles (AVs) is that much of modern-day work is being automated at an even more rapid pace....More

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