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Industry Awards

The intermodal industry’s most prestigious award, the Silver Kingpin, recognizes an individual’s long-term contribution to intermodalism. It was initiated in 1977.

Silver Kingpin Award criteria here.

2016
James Hertwig
2015
Clarence Gooden
2013
Dick Coleman
2012
Paul Bergant
2011
Barry D. Michaels
2010
Michael J. Bruns
2009
Charles T. Connors
2008
George G. Baima
2007
Thomas L. Hardin
2006
Gordon C. Miller
2005
Greg Stefflre
Judi Stefflre
2004
Raymond W. Tippit
2003
John J. Gray
2002
James Z. Peepas (posthumously)
2001
R.C. Matney
2000
Thomas L. Finkbiner
1999
Michael R. Haverty
1998
Phillip C. Yeager
1997
David J. DeBoer
1996
M. McNeil Porter
1994
Ralph A. Mueliner
1993
Frank Richter
1992
C.B. "Chico" Clark
1991
Don Orris
1990
Nat Welch
1989
Jack Lanigan
Bob Krehmeyer
1988
Wayne Daugherty
1987
George Page
1985
Robert H. Maisch
E.W. Frey
1984
P.L. Cowling
Gordon A. Volkers
1983
Reggie Short
Scott Corbett, Jr.
1982
Charles Kaye
J. P. Newell (posthumously)
Rocky Canzoniero
1981
Charles Larkin
Lester Robinson
Paul Johnston
1980
C.T. Groton (posthumously)
Eugene Ryan
1979
Roy Hayes
Pete Keenan
Larry Cena
Tom Fante
1978
Al Grassmuck
John Allen, Sr. (posthumously)
1977
Ray Ascencio

The Intermodal Achievement Award is presented to a for-profit business entity, non-profit organization, educational institution or government agency that has made a significant contribution or innovation enabling the advancement of the intermodal freight transportation industry.

Intermodal Achievement Award criteria here.

2011
Centerpoint Properties
2010
Direct ChassisLink, Inc.
Port of Long Beach
2009
REZ-1, Inc.
2006
Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association
Virginia International Terminals
2003
Pressure Systems International, Inc.
2002
J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.
Schneider National, Inc.
1998
The Honorable Rodney Slater, Secretary, U.S. DOT
1997
John McQuaid, IANA President, 1991-1996
1993
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
1992
Jack Lanigan, Sr., Mi-Jack Products
1991
Phillip C. Yeager, The Hub Group
1989
Nat Welch, International Intermodal Expo
1988
American President Companies
1987
United Parcel Service
1986
Gunderson Car Building Co.
Thrall Car Manufacturing Co.

The Chairman’s Award recognizes exceptional contributions of an individual or individuals who have rendered meritorious service to the association and the intermodal industry.

Chairman's Award criteria here.

2015
John R. Bagileo
2011
Connie Sheffield
2009
Ben Shelton

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