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Business, Logistics

IANA Elects 2019 Board of Directors, Officers

The Intermodal Association of North America has installed its 2019 board of directors and officers, including two new members. The turnover took place Jan. 1, according to a Jan. 11 press release.

January 15, 2019
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Shipments Up 4.7% in Third Quarter

An intermodal train in Washington state Washington State Department of Transportation

Intermodal shipments grew 4.7% in the third quarter as companies stepped up imports ahead of promised U.S. tariffs on foreign goods and domestic shippers shifted from highway to rail in response to rising freight rates and constraints on truck capacity.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
November 6, 2018
Business, Logistics

Brokerage Within Intermodal Faces Added Complexity

Freight broker panel at IANA Sanderson (left) and Menzel during the panel discussion on brokerage within intermodal. (Mindy Long)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Brokerage and the spot market have been playing an increasingly important role in freight transportation, but freight brokerage in intermodal has added complexities that increase the need for strong communication and greater visibility.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 24, 2018
Business

Dave Manning Honored With IANA’s Silver Kingpin Award

Dave Manning and Adriene Bailey Dave Manning and Adriene Bailey courtesy of IANA

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Dave Manning, president of TCW Transportation and chairman of American Trucking Associations, received the 2018 Silver Kingpin Award from the Intermodal Association of North America during the IANA Intermodal Expo 2018.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
September 18, 2018
Business

Intermodal Freight Volume Accelerates, Raises Capacity Concerns for 2018

Union Pacific intermodal train Picasa

Intermodal freight volume grew a solid 5.8% in the fourth quarter and set a record of 9 million international intermodal loadings for the year, according to the Intermodal Association of North America.

February 5, 2018
Government, Business

IANA Panel Agrees Transportation Needs Are Dire, But They’re Not Sure About Funding

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Politicians in Washington agree on the dire need to modernize the ports, railroads and highways in the United States, but the “how do we pay for it” question sparks a debate between Democrats and Republicans.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 27, 2017
Business

IANA Honors Former Norfolk Southern Executive with Silver Kingpin Award

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

LONG BEACH, Calif. — The Intermodal Association of North America bestowed Robert Huffman with the Silver Kingpin Award, honoring the retired Norfolk Southern intermodal executive whose career spanned 41 years.

Transport Topics
September 27, 2017
Business, Equipment, Logistics

Steady Growth Seen for Transloading, Supply Chain Experts Say

IANA panel IANA panelists (from left), Peter Wolff of TTX, Leachman of the University of California-Berkeley, Tuthill of CMA CGM, Jonathan Wahba of Canadian Pacific Railway and Boyle of Quik Pick Express. (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Since 2007, transloading has grown at double the rate of U.S. imports, and supply chain experts believe it will become more popular because of the benefits to the entire supply chain.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Business, Logistics

Intermodal Outlook Positive for 2018

IANA Larry Gross FTR intermodal expert Gross (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Intermodal transportation has rebounded this year after receding in 2016, and analysts forecast that next year also will be strong for the industry.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Intermodal Could Gain From Trickle Down of ELD Mandate, Execs Say

Truckload execs talk ELDs at IANA TLA's Clair talks ELDs as John Larkin of Stifel (center) and Alan Murphy of SeaIntel listen. (Ari Ashe/Transport Topics)

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Truckload executives predict business conditions in 2018 will be robust due to the electronic logging device mandate and that intermodal could benefit from a trickle-down effect, they said during the annual Intermodal Association of North America’s Intermodal Expo here.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
September 21, 2017

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