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Student Case Competitions

Intermodal EXPO Academic Challenge – Annual Student Competition

Since 2011, the Academic Challenge has allowed undergraduate students from IANA’s Scholarship Award schools to apply their supply chain, logistics and transportation curriculum to real-world intermodal issues. This case competition provides participants with the opportunity to showcase their understanding of global and domestic intermodal supply chains before the industry’s executives and leaders attending the Intermodal EXPO.

2016

Participating Schools: Judges:
College of Charleston
Georgia Southern University
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas
University of Wisconsin Superior (Winning School)
Wesley Ann Barton, CSX Transportation
Robert Cannizzaro, Hamburg Sud North America
Robert Curry, Jr., California Multimodal, LLC
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson


2015

Participating Schools: Judges:
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas (Winning School)
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Adriene Bailey, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Robert Curry, Jr., California Multimodal, LLC
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson
Michael Wilson, Hamburg Sud North America


2014

Participating Schools: Judges:
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas (Winning School)
University of Wisconsin-Superior
Don Aiken, NFI Industries
Adriene Bailey, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Bill Clement, CSX Transportation
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson
Michael Wilson, Hamburg Sud North America


2013

Participating Schools: Judges:
Auburn University
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas (Winning School)
Don Aiken*, Schneider National
Bill Clement, CSX Transportation
Jenny Johnson, Intermodal Support Services
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson
Michael Wilson, Hamburg Sud North America

*Now with NFI Industries


IANA Logistics & Supply Chain Management Case Competition at the University of North Florida

Now entering its 7th year, this three day, highly competitive event draws some of the brightest students from the nation’s leading undergraduate supply chain management programs to Jacksonville, FL. During this competition, students must analyze an intermodal case study, create a presentation that defines the problem and addresses all issues, and ultimately provide judges with recommendations to solve the problem. As part of the three day competition, students, faculty, and industry judges visit intermodal facilities in the Jacksonville region.


2015

Participating Schools: Judges:
Auburn University
Georgia Southern University
Michigan State University
University of Arkansas
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas (Winning School)
University of Tennessee
Adriene Bailey, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Adam Bridges, Florida East Coast Railway
Jenny Johnson, Intermodal Support Services
Parker McCrary, CSX Transportation
Debbie McDowell, Seaonus
Tom Ming, Landstar Global Logistics
Val Noel, TRAC Intermodal
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson
Kirk Williams, Proficient Auto Transport


2014

Participating Schools: Judges:
Auburn University
Georgia Southern University
Michigan State University
University of Arkansas
University of Maryland
University of North Florida
University of North Texas
University of Tennessee (Winning School)
Adriene Bailey, Yusen Logistics (Americas)
Debbie McDowell, Seaonus
Val Noel, TRAC Intermodal
Phil Shook, C.H. Robinson
Kirk Williams, Proficient Auto Transport

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