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 Sep 12, 2014

Wrestling with trucking capacity constraints

There’s an old Chinese curse I’ve quoted before in this space that seems very applicable to the trucking industry these days: “May....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 11, 2014

“We’re all living on the Titanic now”

The quote above comes from a recent column by Daniel Henninger in the Wall Street Journal newspaper (you can read the entre piece here) and....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 10, 2014

Beating back “regulatory drag” with technology

It’s been a long-standing issue in trucking: how more stringent and more copious rulemaking efforts by the federal government creates an effect....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 08, 2014

Vectoring in the customer’s voice

So I spent last week in central Michigan at a ride-and-drive event touting Eaton Corp.’s new medium-duty Procision automated truck transmission....More
in Trucks at Work Sep 04, 2014

Coping with regulatory impact

If there’s one issue that makes trucking executives and drivers alike grind their teeth more than anything else it’s complying with what....More

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