Dan Ronan

Senior Reporter

Dan Ronan is the Managing Producer-Multimedia/Senior Reporter for Transport Topics, the leading online and print publication covering the trucking, freight and logistics industry.

Government, Business, Logistics

Port Leaders at Legislative Summit Want Permitting Reform

WASHINGTON — U.S. port leaders say the permitting and government review process to get projects approved needs to be improved.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 21, 2024
Business, Equipment, Logistics

AAPA Report Shows Growing Importance of Port System

WASHINGTON — A new report compiled for the American Association of Port Authorities shows that ports and the maritime industry played a critical role in economic growth last year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 20, 2024
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Tonnage Numbers Mixed for February

Truck tonnage recorded a 12th consecutive decline in February while managing a month-to-month gain, a mixed result for an industry seeking signs of an emergence from its freight recession.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 19, 2024
Government, Business, Fuel, Logistics

Seroka Applauds Administration’s Investment in Supply Chain

Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Eugene Seroka says the nation's ports are getting the money they need to remain competitive with global facilities that are also undergoing upgrades.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 14, 2024
Government, Business

Port Leaders Seek Reprieve From Permitting Snarls

As the American Association of Port Authorities readies for its annual Legislative Summit in Washington, D.C., members note that new challenges lie ahead as facilities look to expand.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 14, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Anyline Showcases Tire Inspection App

NEW ORLEANS — A Vienna-based technology company recently showcased an app designed to help make pre-trip inspections of tires more thorough and easier to conduct.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 12, 2024
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Trucking Leaders, FMCSA Promote Safety Investments

NEW ORLEANS — ATA highlighted fleets’ increasing investments in safety programs while industry regulators outlined a plan to continue promoting adoption of driver-assist technologies.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 5, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment

Dragonfly, Velociti Partner to Deploy Lithium-Ion APUs

NEW ORLEANS — Dragonfly Energy Holdings Corp. is now providing its customers with access to Velociti’s Instant ROI and VeloCare programs to install and maintain its systems.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 4, 2024
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

TruckWings Aero Device Shows 6% Fuel-Economy Improvement

NEW ORLEANS —  The TruckWings tractor-mounted aerodynamic device, which closes the gap between the cab and trailer, showed fuel-efficiency gains for diesel and CNG trucks in recent tests.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 3, 2024
Business, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics, For-Hire, Private

Navistar Launches Integrated Powertrain

Truck maker Navistar announced Feb. 26 it has made the first deliveries of its International LT Series equipped with the International S13 Integrated Powertrain.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 29, 2024