Dan Benacquista

Joining Modern Transportation in 2013, Mr. Benacquista began as a Terminal Manager and quickly progressed to Area Director of Operations, overseeing continued success across Modern’s field operations.  In 2016, Mr. Benacquista was promoted to Director of Pricing and Operations Support, a role in which he focused on applying a data-driven approach to evaluating Modern’s business portfolio and operational processes.  A natural progression to these efforts, Mr. Benacquista was promoted to Sr. Director of Pricing and Continuous Improvement in 2022, a role in which he expanded this analytical approach to all departments making Modern Transportation a more data- and process-driven organization. In 2023, Mr. Benacquista was promoted to Vice President, Strategic Operations & Planning. He has taken on this larger role in Modern’s resource planning efforts and assumes the leadership of the Equipment and Maintenance team, as well as continue to lead Modern’s IT and analytics groups. Prior to joining Modern, Mr. Benacquista gained wide-ranging transportation experience during his eight years in various roles with YRC Freight.  Mr. Benacquista is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics.