Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, Editorial

Editorial: Trucking Is a Hot Property

One of the nation’s highest-profile investors has decided that he needs to put some money into trucking, a move based on the assumption the industry is a hotbed of activity right now.

Transport Topics
October 5, 2017

Editorial: Tax Reform - It’s the Right Thing to Do

There’s a lot to like about what’s going on in Washington, D.C., for a change, as lawmakers from both major parties and President Donald Trump begin to talk seriously about tax reform.

September 14, 2017
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Infrastructure Bubbling to the Top

The departure of the old administration and confirmation hearings for the new one have generated an avalanche of conversation about infrastructure. It’s a desirable occurrence, but there needs to be more of it, especially specifics rather than broad but fuzzy support.

January 23, 2017
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Curtain Rises on 2017

How could someone not have a lot of questions about the year just starting? We are very happy our job is to report the news and not predict it. Not to wish away a year of life, but we can’t wait to read our “year in review” story in 11½ months.

January 2, 2017
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Congratulations, But What’s Next?

After 10 months of caucuses, primaries, conventions, campaigning and a general election, Donald Trump is president-elect of the United States.

November 14, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: The Self-Driving Beer Delivery

Well, you can’t say that we didn’t warn you.

October 31, 2016
Editorial, Business, Technology

Editorial: Mechanical Evolution Marches On

We have recently participated in a lot of discussion and activity about autonomous and platoon trucking, and while some of it has an exhilarating, almost science fiction feel to it — especially the in-person demonstrations — there also are aspects of it that are, well, commonplace.

Transport Topics
October 24, 2016
Editorial, Business, Safety, Government

Editorial: The Speed Limiter Debate

It looks as if the comments on the speed-limiter proposal for heavy trucks will give the federal government plenty of reading material this winter.

Transport Topics
October 17, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: The Future Is Here at MCE

It’s always fun and interesting to talk about the future. Imagining what it may look like and how it will shape our work and our lives.

Transport Topics
October 10, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Welcome to MCE

For those readers perusing this in Las Vegas at American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition, we urge you to make the most of the opportunity before you this week.

October 3, 2016