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, Logistics, Top 100

Ryder Reports Q4 Improved Earnings

Ryder truck Ryder System Inc.

Ryder System Inc. on Feb. 11 reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.6 million, or 48 cents per share, compared with a loss of $53.5 million, or loss of $1.02, in the same period a year ago.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 11, 2021
Government, Business

Economy Is Improving, but Challenges Remain, Economists Say

Trucks at Kroger distribution center Trucking companies that transport agriculture products will likely see an increase in business. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

The U.S. economy is poised for a strong recovery in the third quarter, provided the number of people being given the COVID-19 vaccine significantly improves and Congress and the White House reach a COVID relief package.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 11, 2021
Business, Equipment

CEO Hawkins Says Yellow Well-Positioned as Economy Improves

Darren Hawkins Yellow CEO Darren Hawkins, shown testifying on America's roads in September 2019, says, “Profitable growth is the mission; that’s what we’re all about. This is a good time to be in LTL." (House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee via YouTube)

With hundreds of new tractors and trailers already purchased and more on the way, the company formerly known as YRC Worldwide is poised to be highly competitive in the LTL freight sector, according to its CEO.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 5, 2021
Business

YRC Becomes Yellow, Announces Q4 Earnings and Continues Rebuilding Its Fleet

YRC Freight truck Yellow's new name took effect Feb. 4. The company will trade on the Nasdaq exhange under the symbol YELL starting Feb. 8. (Yellow Corp.)

The recently rebranded Yellow Corp. — formerly YRC Worldwide — narrowed annual losses by nearly half even as fourth-quarter losses widened, and said it is bolstering operations through property divestitures and investments in new equipment.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 5, 2021
Government, Business, Breaking News

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to Step Down in Q3

Bezos Bezos (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News)

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos will step down as the online giant’s CEO but will stay on as executive chairman, the company announced Feb. 2.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 2, 2021
Business, Logistics, Top 100

Online Shopping Surge Delivers Record Revenue for UPS

UPS truck and sign Tim Boyle/Bloomberg

UPS Inc. reported record fourth-quarter revenue as demand for package delivery soared amid the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Feb. 2.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 2, 2021
Government, Business, Equipment

Intermodal Council Scores Win in Latest Round of Ongoing Case Against Ocean Carriers

Containers at Port Houston IMCC alleges in its $1.8 billion lawsuit that OCEMA violated the Shipping Act of 1984 by inflating intermodal chassis prices at dozens of the nation's ports. (Patrick T. Falloon/Bloomberg News)

The Federal Maritime Commission judge overseeing the $1.8 billion case between the Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference of American Trucking Associations and the Ocean Carriers Equipment Management Association has rejected OCEMA’s appeal to have the case stayed.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
February 1, 2021
Business, Logistics

Norfolk Southern Reports Decline in Q4 Earnings

Norfolk Southern train Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern Corp. saw its fourth-quarter revenue fall by 4% as freight volume fell in most of the commodities it moves.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 28, 2021
Business

Canadian Pacific Reports 20.7% Earnings Gain in Q4

Canadian Pacific Don MacKinnon/Bloomberg News

Canadian Pacific Railway posted higher net income despite slightly softer revenue in the fourth quarter, the Class I freight railroad announced Jan. 28.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 28, 2021
Business, Logistics

Canadian National Reports Strong Q4 Earnings

Canadian National train Minerals and metals dipped 1% to C$354 million from C$357 million. (Canadian National Railway)

Canadian National Railway reported healthy fourth-quarter income and revenue.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
January 27, 2021

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