Brooke Bilyj

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How J. Rayl Transport Kept Trucking After the Loss of CEO Jeremy Rayl

J. Rayl truck J. Rayl Transport continued to follow its extensive business plan after the sudden death of its CEO. (Toby Shingleton)

When J. Rayl Transport’s CEO, Jeremy Rayl, died suddenly in 2017 at the age of 39, the Akron, Ohio-based trucking company lost “more than just a boss,” in the words of chief operating officer and close friend Ryan Richards.

Brooke Bilyj | Special to Transport Topics
June 24, 2019