atri

Business

ATRI Announces Advisory Committee for 2017-2018

Transportation experts from around the country were chosen for the American Transportation Research Institute’s research advisory committee for 2017-2018, the group’s president announced Dec. 20.

Transport Topics
December 20, 2016
Business

Parking Woes Hurt Efficiency, ATRI’s Driver Survey Finds

Randy/Flickr

Spending nearly an hour looking for a place to park a truck cuts into a commercial driver’s productivity and wages, a new study by the American Transportation Research Institute found.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 19, 2016
Business

Scarce Truck Parking Hurts Bottom Line, New Study Shows

Todd Lapin/Flickr

Spending nearly an hour looking for a place to park a truck cuts into a driver’s productivity and wages, a new study by the American Transportation Research Institute found.

Transport Topics
December 14, 2016
Business

Patriot Transportation Posts Higher Profits, Revenue in Quarter

Patriot Transportation Holding Inc. reported net income rose 32% after the trucking company was able to earn $1.3 million on the sale of an easement during the quarter.

Transport Topics
November 16, 2016
Business

Higher Driver Pay Overtakes Fuel as Fleets' Top Expense, ATRI Says

Trucking’s operational costs fell 6% per mile last year, on a year-over-year basis, helped by a 31% drop in fuel prices that outweighed the highest-ever driver pay as well as increased insurance and truck payment expenses.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
October 3, 2016
Business

Lower Fuel Costs Reduce Overall Operating Expenses, Report Shows

TT File Photo

Trucking operational costs fell 6% per mile last year on a year-over-year basis, helped by a 31% drop in fuel prices that outweighed higher driver pay, insurance and truck payment expenses, a new survey by the American Transportation Research Institute found.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2016
Government, Business

ATRI Helps US DOT With Integrated Corridor Management Program

Traffic incidents impact many stakeholders who sometimes don’t coordinate with each other. That fact caused the American Transportation Research Institute to help develop primers for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Integrated Corridor Management program. 

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2016
Business

ATRI Seeks Input for Top Issues Survey

Surveys asking industry stakeholders to identify the top issues confronting trucking are available, the American Transportation Research Institute announced July 25.

Transport Topics
July 25, 2016
Government, Safety, Business

ATRI Survey: Sleep Apnea Studies Costly to Drivers

HireRight

More than half of drivers who have been asked to participate in sleep apnea studies paid more than 150% of their median weekly pay to do so, a survey released by the American Transportation Research Institute on May 26 revealed.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
May 26, 2016
Business

ATRI Seeking For-Hire Carrier Data for Annual Report

The American Transportation Research Institute is seeking data from for-hire carriers for the annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking report.

Transport Topics
May 10, 2016

Pages