Intermodal Association of North America

BNSF Group VP Elected IANA Officer

BNSF Group Vice President Consumer Products Business Group Tom Williams has been elected Treasurer of the Intermodal Association of North America (IANA). He joins Port of Long Beach Deputy Executive Director Dr. Noel Hacegaba, elected Chair; and InTek Freight & Logistics Inc. President Shelli Austin, elected Vice Chair, on IANA’s 2021 Board of Directors and Officers.

People News: LRW Names Scholarship Honorees, IANA Announces Academic Competition Winner, Quandel Hires New VP

The League of Railway Women (LRW) has awarded its 2020 Connie Sumara Memorial Scholarship ($2,000) and the inaugural LRW Future of Railroading Scholarship ($1,000) to TrinityRail Operations Manager Megan Forbes and Jessica Labrecque, respectively. An undergraduate team fielded by Georgia Southern University won the Intermodal Association of North America’s (IANA) tenth Logistics and Supply Chain Academic Competition. Additionally, Chicago-based Quandel Consultants has named David M. Simon Vice President-Director of Wisconsin Operations.

Tough Love, Because Competition Beckons

On May 12, IANA (Intermodal Association of North America) offered an interesting look at the North American rail intermodal sector. The webinar featured technical slides shared by Bloomberg Senior Analyst Transportation & Logistics Lee Klaskow and TTX Vice President Fleet Management Company Pat Casey. TTX market development experts John Woodcock and Peter Wolff also participated.

Is Intermodal Rail Stalling?

Intermodal rail—a transportation mode choice that was to take trucks off the road—is slowing down. Where is it heading? Over several decades, the premise was that railroad intermodal trailer on flat cars (TOFC) and containers mostly on double-stacked well cars (COFC) would grow in volume and therefore reduce highway truck congestion.

CSX’s Gooden wins top intermodal industry award

The Intermodal Association of America (IANA) announced August 3, 2015 that Clarence Gooden, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer of CSX Corporation, will be honored with the 2015 IANA Silver Kingpin Award at this year’s Intermodal EXPO in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Gooden will receive his award during the opening session on September 21 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center.