Thomas Gnau

Business, Logistics, TCA

Rich Corrado to Replace Joe Hete as CEO at Wilmington Air Transport Services

Joe Hete will step down as chief executive of Wilmington’s Air Transport Services Group Inc. in May and will be replaced by Rich Corrado, the air transport company said Feb. 25.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
February 25, 2020
Business, Equipment, TCA

GM Announces $175 Million Diesel Truck Engine Component Plant in Ohio

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2020 Chevy Silverado (Chevrolet)

The Dayton, Ohio, area will soon be home to a new General Motors plant making components for Duramax diesel truck engines.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
November 22, 2019
Business, Equipment, TCA

Parts Maker Hendrickson Teases Announcement at NACV

Hendrickson booth at industry show The Hendrickson booth at an industry show in 2018 by John Sommers II for Transport Topics

DAYTON, Ohio — A manufacturer of heavy-duty truck suspension and brake systems hinted at having more to say later this month about the recent purchase of land in Dayton.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
October 8, 2019
Business, Logistics

Lack of Drivers, Demand Driving Prices Up

Proctor and Gamble Headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio (John Minchillo/Associated Press)

Household goods are getting pricier because the costs of moving those goods — from trucking to even maritime shipping — have been rising.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
March 11, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Freight Demand Causing ‘Perfect Storm’ for Ohio Trucking Industry


A stronger economy has helped area shipping and logistics companies grow and increased freight prices and the number of orders for new trucks, a local business owner says.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
January 16, 2018

Highway Fatalities in 2016 Highest in 10 Years

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

A jump in traffic fatalities last year pushed deaths on U.S. roads to their highest level in nearly a decade. The national numbers erased improvements made during the Great Recession and economic recovery, according to the Associated Press, citing data from the National Safety Council.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
February 16, 2017

High Demand for Truck Drivers Leads to New CDL Training in Ohio

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

The demand for commercial drivers to haul goods from the growing logistics center in the region has led to a partnership that will bring additional truck driving training to the Dayton, Ohio, area.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
October 12, 2016
Business, Safety

In Ohio, Large Trucks Get the Blame, but Car Drivers Cause Majority of Wrecks

Jamie Rector/Bloomberg News

Nationwide, fatal crashes involving large trucks and buses have dropped for decades. But with more trucks and more small cars on the road, the number of truck-involved crashes on Ohio roads has been rising in recent years.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
September 13, 2016

First Amazon 'Prime Air' Flight Lands at Ohio Airport

The first “Prime Air” flight Atlas Air Worldwide flew for e-commerce giant landed at Wilmington, Ohio, Air Park Aug. 10, cementing what appears to be a growing relationship between Amazon and Southwestern Ohio.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
August 12, 2016

Declining Coal Use Pressures Railroads

Pressures facing American railroad companies have led Norfolk Southern Corp. to engage in an “ongoing drive to enhance operating efficiencies,” raising questions about the future of its Moraine, Ohio, rail yard.

Thomas Gnau | Daily News (Dayton, Ohio)
January 20, 2016