IANA delivers recommended industry practices and tools to assist in advancing intermodal business efficiencies and supporting professional development.
Intermodal Recommended Practices
Intermodal Recommended Practices, or IRPs, reflect the consensus of the members of the Intermodal Association of North America’s standing committees. IRPs are voluntary practices designed to assist equipment users and providers, vehicle/component manufacturers and other industry suppliers with recommended guidance on the safe and efficient operations, performance, and/or maintenance of intermodal equipment.
- AAR to ISO Conversion
- Driver’s Inspection Guide to Reduce Wheel End Roll Offs
- Hazardous Material Placarding Placement Reposition/Removal for Intermodal Containers
- Mapping Chassis Defects from AAR to ISO
- Optimal Driver Turn Definition
- Recommended Practices For Chassis Light Theft Avoidance
- Recommended Practice for Chassis Stacking Process
- Recommended Practices for Intermodal Temperature Protection
- Recommended Practices for Safety on Intermodal Facilities
- Road Ready Chassis Study Task Force Final Recommendations
- The IANA Guide To Chassis Inspection And Repair
These Intermodal Recommended Practices are not exclusive and are offered for general guidance. They do not constitute industry standards or best practices.
Users of the IRPs must exercise independent judgement and satisfy themselves thoroughly that neither the safety of their employees, agents, or other third parties, nor the safety or usefulness of any products, will be jeopardized by any method selected.
IRPs are not intended as, and should not be construed as, an endorsement of any particular person, organization, or product.