Thursday, December 15, 2022

ATRI elects ATA’s Mark Colson to serve on its research advisory committee

The American Transportation Research Institute has selected Alabama Trucking Association President & CEO Mark Colson to serve on its 2023-2024 Research Advisory Committee (RAC).

Among other activities, ATRI’s RAC is responsible for annually identifying the top research priorities for the trucking industry.  RAC members represent a diverse cross-section of trucking industry stakeholders including motor carriers, industry suppliers, commercial drivers, shippers, law enforcement, academia and government.

Ben Banks, Vice President of Operations for TCW, Inc. was appointed to serve as RAC Chairman.

“ATRI’s RAC members are critical in identifying and prioritizing the trucking industry’s top research needs. We congratulate all those appointed by the ATRI Board to serve in this important role and look forward to working with them,” said ATRI President Rebecca Brewster.

ATRI is the trucking industry’s 501c3 not-for-profit research organization. It is engaged in critical research on freight transportation’s essential role in maintaining a safe, secure and efficient transportation system.

Read more about ATRI’s 2023-2024 RAC appointments here.