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 28, 2014

Shoring up the cyber defenses

One ongoing challenge that tends to fly under trucking’s radar when it comes to the industry’s “worry list” regards the need....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 27, 2014

Looking ahead for trucking

A lot of confidence is being expressed about the future of the trucking right now, despite the industry’s many well-known challenges, the....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 24, 2014

A sobering thought on trucking and the “work ethic”

I touched on a report compiled by Wall Street investment firm Stifel Nicolaus & Co. entitled Transportation & Logistics: 10 Game Changers for....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 23, 2014

A new round of testing for Nissan's electric van

Nissan is kicking off a new round of “work truck testing” for its all-electric NV200 cargo van model in Washington D.C. in partnership....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 22, 2014

Is global economic optimism truly “in the air”?

Last week, Christine Lagarde – managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) – gave an upbeat if measured outlook for the....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 21, 2014

The viewpoint of “Generation Y”

If there’s a single reason for the trucking industry to pay very close attention to the mindset of “younger workers” it is simply....More
in Trucks at Work Jan 17, 2014

Developing solutions to driver distraction

The issue of distracted driving is not going to disappear anytime soon, largely because demand for more in-vehicle technologies that can be highly....More

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