The company's transportation segment had revenues of about $22 million during the quarter, down about $2.9 million from the year-ago quarter.
Revenue miles were down 9.2 percent compared to the first quarter of fiscal 2009 due to lower demand and a competitive climate. Fuel surcharge revenue dropped about $1.4 million.
Overall, the company reported income from continuing operations of $1.3 million, or 42 cents a share, a 32.5 percent drop from the year-ago quarter, when income was $1.9 million, or 63 cents a share.
Consolidated revenues were $27.5 million, down 10.8 percent from the first quarter of fiscal 2009.
Earlier this year, Patriot announced it had lost some of its transportation group customers, who accounted for about $10 million, or 11 percent, of the company's transportation group revenue for the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2009.