Editorial, Business, Government

Editorial: If You Build It, They Will Come

When it comes to spending big to keep goods moving, we are in the midst of a stretch that includes some important talk — and some important action.

May 15, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government

Editorial: Join the Infrastructure Bandwagon

Infrastructure is a very peculiar, two-headed beast, with the spending side being bold, popular and stunningly handsome and the funding half plagued with unsightly lesions and a crooked stare.

May 8, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government

Editorial: Mr. President, Meet Maureen Torrey

The first 100 days of the Trump presidency have come and gone, and while that may be an arbitrary timeframe for evaluating achievement, there’s no denying the fact that the White House has become the epicenter for debate over where we go from here.

May 1, 2017
Editorial, Business, Fuel, Autonomous, Government, Logistics

Editorial: Saving the Planet? It’s on Us

While President Donald Trump is calling for reversals of some environmental regulations, it’s important to note what isn’t changing. And that is the commitment that freight carriers, truck makers and even some shippers, such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc., are making to reduce harmful greenhouse gas emissions.

April 24, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Editorial: Industry Consolidation Warming Up

With the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closing down “the greatest show on Earth,” it appears that truckload executives and investors are pitching in to fill the void.

April 17, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government

Editorial: Time to Streamline

It’s been another busy week for legislative efforts to improve the nation’s roads.

April 10, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous, Editorial

Editorial: How Will Trucks Be Marketed?

Big truck shows are always a good way to learn about what’s going on in the world of trucking equipment and technology. You also get to catch up with friends and acquaintances, compare notes about industry trends and, well, gossip.

April 3, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous, Equipment

Editorial: For Trucking, a Dose of Optimism

The sight of two gleaming tractor-trailers parked on the South Lawn of the White House signaled that last Thursday was no ordinary day for the trucking industry.

March 27, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Autonomous, Technology, Logistics

Editorial: A Useful Discussion on Safety

Last week, we cheered the apparent demise of a federal regulatory provision regarding hours of service. Now we’d like to salute a positive development: a recent discussion on truck safety before a Senate subcommittee.

March 20, 2017
Editorial, Business, Government, Safety, Logistics

Editorial: An End for a Rule That Didn’t Work

The great detective knew the game was afoot when he learned of the dog that didn’t bark.

March 13, 2017