Ahren Johnston

TitleAssociate Professor

DepartmentMarketing, Transportation & Supply Chain




OfficeMerrick Hall
Room: 325

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Ahren Johnston


Ph D: Business Administration (mARKETING & lOGISTICS , University of Arkansas, 2009

Other: Transportation and Logistics Management, University of Arkansas, 2005

Other: Management, University of Arkansas, 1998

Research Interests

Dr. Johnston's research interests focus primarily on transportation and the impact of a variety of factors (output level, government regulations, service, etc.)on the costs and profitability of carriers.

Recent Publications

Johnston, Ahren  Ozment, John  (2015).  A firm-specific analysis of service quality costs.  (5,  18,  pp. 387-401).  International Journal of Logistics Research and Applications.

Johnston, Ahren  (2015).  Two dimensions of service: a single carrier analysis.  (2,  26,  pp. 238-253).  The International Journal of Logistics Management.

Johnston, Ahren  (2014).  A study of trends in wholesaler inventory performance: 1981-2012.  (33,  pp. 75-92).  Regional Business Review.

Johnston, Ahren  Kent, John  (2014).  Teaching a blended supply chain management course to marketing majors.  (2,  3,  pp. 67-79).  Atlantic Marketing Journal.

Ozment, John  Johnston, Ahren  (2014).  The long-term impact of rail abandonment on manufacturers in Arkansas.  In John Taylor  (2,  24,  pp. 63-78).  Journal of Transportation Management.

Johnston, Ahren  (2014).  Trends in retail inventory performance: 1982รข€“2012.  (3-4,  7,  pp. 86-98).  Operations Management Research.

Johnston, Ahren  (2013).  U.S. motor carrier hours of service regulations: their impact on carrier profitability and productivity.  (1,  24,  pp. 23-36).  Journal of Transportation Management.

Johnston, Ahren  Ozment, John  (2013).  Economies of scale in the US airline industry.  (51,  pp. 95-108).  Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review.

Johnston, Ahren  Ozment, John  (2011).  Concentration in the airline industry: evidence of economies of scale?.  (2,  22,  pp. 59-74).  Journal of Transportation Management.