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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.

Daimler Trucks moving medium-duty engine production to Detroit

Daimler Trucks today announced a $375-million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit brand headquarters and manufacturing facility ...

September 2015

Business conditions in September dropped decidedly from August – likely a reflection of increased inventories and softer freight volumes – down to 5.55 from 6.12. ...

Cooper Tire launches new fleet support program

During the 2015 American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced the launch of its new Roadmaster Fleet ...

DTNA details flashing over the air technology, updates to Detroit Connect

Daimler Trucks North America said it is near completion with the development of a new telematics platform with connected vehicle communications hardware that will allow ...

Mack announces new dealer certification program to improve uptime

During a press conference at the 2015 American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, Mack Trucks North America announced its new Mack Certified Uptime ...
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DTNA’s Daum: 2016 outlook not as a good as 2015, better than 2014

During a press briefing at the 2015 American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, Martin Daum, president and CEO of Daimler Trucks North ...

Ruan, Searcy take home 2015 Volvo Trucks Safety Awards

Volvo Trucks North America has awarded Ruan Transportation Management Systems and Searcy Trucking Limited as recipients of the 2015 Volvo Trucks Safety Awards for their ...

PIT Group announces third-party technology verification testing for U.S. fleets

PIT Group, a third-party technology verification firm serving the North American trucking industry based in Montreal, Quebec, announced the opening of its U.S. office in ...

Lytx debuts ActiveVision driver performance monitoring and coaching service

After four years of development, Lytx announced the launch of a new ActiveVision service that identifies specific behavior patterns indicative of distracted and drowsy driving.

ATRI unveils 2015 Top 10 list of trucking industry concerns: Hours, CSA again top list

The American Transportation Research Institute has released its Critical Issues in the Trucking Industry – 2015, the organization’s annual ranking of the top 10 concerns ...

ATA’s Graves: 2016 should be slightly better, warns of Washington interference

During a luncheon address at the 2015 American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, Bill Graves, ATA president said that while 2015 was ...

Trucking Moves America Forward updates second-year goals, trailer wrap initiative

During a press conference at the 2015 American Trucking Associations Management Conference and Exhibition in Philadelphia, representatives from the Allied Committee for the Trucking Industry ...

Kenworth introduces new premium dealer certification program

Kenworth announced its new Kenworth PremierCare Gold Certified program for Kenworth dealerships in North America offering superior levels of service. “Dealers have to have a focused ...

Kenworth the latest OEM to drop the Mid-America Trucking Show

Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice president, said Kenworth will not be exhibiting at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., next ...