Dan Ronan

Dan Ronan

Associate News Editor

Dan Ronan is the Associate News Editor Print and Multimedia for Transport Topics, the leading online and print publication covering the trucking, freight and logistics industry.


Business, Technology

CSX Reports Mixed Q1

CSX train BaltimoreAndOhioRR via Youtube

CSX Corp. reported lower first-quarter income and revenue compared with 2020, officials for the Class I railroad said April 20.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 21, 2021
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Pacific, Atlantic Coast Ports Set TEU Records in March

Port of Los Angeles Port of Los Angeles at noon on April 20. The facility reported a 113% increase in container volume in March compared with year-ago levels. (Port of Los Angeles via YouTube)

On both coasts, the nation’s ports continued their record pace for container volumes in March as goods keep coming into the U.S., nearly 14 months into the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2021
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

March Truck Tonnage Falls 9.5% Year-Over-Year

Tonnage Traffic on a highway in Missouri. (MoDOT/Flickr)

Truck tonnage in March declined on an annual and month-to-month basis, but the year-ago decline is up against comparisons to the first month that the COVID-19 pandemic gripped the nation, said American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello in the federation’s monthly For-Hire Truck Tonnage Index release.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 20, 2021
Business, Technology, Logistics

KC Southern Reports Mixed Q1 Earnings

Kansas City Southern Kansas City Southern

Kansas City Southern reported mixed first-quarter earnings.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 19, 2021
Government, Business, Logistics

Historic Golf Course Closer to Becoming Trucking and Warehouse Facility

Calumet Country Club 127-acre Calumet Country Club (Calumet Country Club via Facebook)

A historic golf course in the Chicago suburbs is one step closer to becoming a trucking and logistics and warenhouse complex.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 14, 2021
Top 50

XPO’s Brad Jacobs Assesses Economy, Trucking in Shareholder Letter

XPO Logistics truck Since joining XPO Logistics’ predecessor 10 years ago, Jacobs and his team have grown the company from $175 million annually in revenue to $16.3 billion in 2020. (XPO Logistics Inc.)

XPO Logistics Chairman and CEO Brad Jacobs tells shareholders in a letter why he thinks the U.S. economy is primed for a big rebound.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 14, 2021
Business, Logistics

Darrel Harris Named President of Yellow

YRC Freight truck YRC Freight is one of Yellow's four less-than-truckload brands. (Yellow Corp.)

Darrel Harris has been named president of Yellow Corp., six months after joining the Overland Park, Kan., company.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 13, 2021
Government

FMC Chairman Daniel Maffei: Port Congestion Likely to Last Through Summer

Daniel Maffei of FMC at swearing-in ceremony Daniel Maffei is sworn in as Federal Maritime Commission chairman. (FMC.gov)

Lingering congestion at the nation’s major ports is likely to continue throughout the summer and possibly later into the year, said Daniel Maffei, the new chairman of the Federal Maritime Commission.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 13, 2021
Business, Technology, Equipment

TMC Kicks Off Spring Meeting in Virtual Format

2021 TMC Spring Meeting logo

American Trucking Associations’ Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting is being reconfigured this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, with its spring meeting kicking off today under a virtual format.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
April 6, 2021
Business, Logistics

Fight Over Chicago Golf Course Slated to Become Logistics Center Heating Up

Calumet Country Club Calumet Country Club in Homewood, Ill., was established in 1901. (Calumet Country Club)

A once-thriving country club near major interstate highways in Chicago was set to be the new home of an 800,000-square-foot distribution and warehouse facility, Now it is at the center of a legal battle involving a part of the city critical to trucking.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
March 31, 2021

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