Editorial, Business, Safety, Government

Congressional Capacity

As expected, 2016 has been a slow year on Capitol Hill, especially when it comes to transportation.

April 18, 2016
Editorial, Business

Prepping for Electronic Logging

Even without truck and engine makers exhibiting at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show, the event offered a good opportunity to take the pulse of drivers.

April 11, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Logistics in 2016

The release of the Transport Topics Top 50 Logistics Companies publication, included inside this issue, offers a unique look inside a sector that continues to rapidly expand.

April 4, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Engineering Chic

Once derided as socially awkward geeks wearing pocket protectors, engineers are doing the wildest things these days, especially in truck making.

March 28, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Prepping for ELDs

Nearly every significant rulemaking from the federal government is bound to be met with some skepticism and doubt from at least a portion of the freight transportation industry.

March 21, 2016
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Editorial: This Week, It's Driver Rules

Truck drivers get almost as much attention as Donald Trump, even though drivers generally have a sense of decorum and don’t crave the limelight.

March 14, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Present and Future at TMC

The adage, “The more things change, the more they stay the same,” is one that can sum up the discussion at the Technology & Maintenance Council’s annual meeting perfectly. Except when it doesn’t at all.

March 7, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: Maintain What You’ve Got

A lot of mixed economic news is floating around. Recent issues of Transport Topics and any other business publications can each give you a half-dozen reasons to cringe and be afraid, while there is an almost equal number of reasons to smile and be happy.

February 29, 2016
Editorial, Business

Editorial: The Number 1 Returns

Modern American business is a blizzard of numbers. If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it, the business school mantra goes.    

February 22, 2016
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous

Editorial: Section 611 Makes Good Sense

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is debating aviation policy in the form of the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act, or AIRR Act, and a sliver of the 273-page bill concerns trucking.

February 15, 2016