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Articles by Jeff Crissey

Jeff Crissey is the Editor of Commercial Carrier Journal. In his role, Crissey is responsible for maintaining the excellent print editorial product, improving online audience development and increasing CCJ readers' knowledge of business and safety-related industry issues. Crissey holds a Bachelor's Degree from Auburn University and has been a member of Randall-Reilly Publishing's editorial staff for 14 years, where his coverage of industry topics has earned numerous regional and national awards over the years.

Volvo launches new VNL long-haul tractor

All new VNL models with the exception of the VNL 760 will be in production in September; the VNL 760 enters production in November.

CCJ Innovator: Daseke rolls out employee stock award program to improve business, retain drivers

The publicly traded flatbed conglomerate empowers company drivers and employees as shareholders.

CCJ MarketPulse – April 2017

Here are the key findings from the April 2017 CCJ MarketPulse survey: Carrier sentiment for business conditions was 5.89, rebounding from a 2017 low of ...

DTNA opens new PDC, discusses supply chain improvements

Daimler Trucks North America opened its latest parts distribution center in Whitestown, Ind., to serve dealers and service locations in the region (formerly serviced by ...

CCJ Innovator: Groupe Robert cuts idle time, extends hotel load time with solar panels

The Canadian trucking company keeps drivers comfortable with tractor-mounted solar panels and also using a vending machine to cut costs on maintenance supplies.
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Cummins to introduce fully electrified powertrain for urban transportation in 2019

The timing of the Cummins announcement coincides with the precipitous price drop of batteries and electronic components required to make electrified powertrain technology a viable ...

Good riddance SFD rule: FMCSA withdrawal underscores CSA’s lingering problems

"What made FMCSA think it was ready to move ahead with the SFD proposal in the first place? Pulling the proposal off the table shows ...

Lyboldt, Penner outline priorities for TCA

Lyboldt, who enters his second year as the association’s president, outlined four areas of focus that will guide TCA going forward to support its member ...

Trucking economist projects positive near-term outlook

The short-term economic outlook is positive, but political risk factors threaten to destabilize economic growth, said Eric Starks, chairman and CEO of FTR, during the ...

TCA panel explores the future of autonomous trucking

The building blocks for autonomous vehicles are on the road today in the form of existing safety systems and advanced driver assistance systems, but it ...

Seeing Machines signs 750-truck deal with refrigerated carrier, partners with MiX Telematics

Seeing Machines, a provider of in-cab camera technology to track driver fatigue and distraction, announced it signed a multi-year service agreement with a large North ...