EDUCATION ON-DEMAND

Attend IANA's on-demand sessions and gain insight and analysis from industry experts. Videos and presentations for download are made available within a week after a webinar has taken place.

August
06

Explore how IANA's newest data product, the Intermodal Volume Analyzer, can inform your business decisions

Join Larry Gross of Gross Transportation Consulting in this discussion and review of June, QTD and YTD results utilizing the Volume Analyzer. He will demonstrate the ease of utilizing IANA's new data product and explore the insights that can be gathered with this tool.

July
09

Asset Intelligence: How Intermodal Asset Tracking is Creating Smarter, More Well Utilized Equipment Sponsored by: BlackBerry

 

 

Technology is the hot topic across the intermodal supply chain. Artificial intelligence and blockchain have all captured the imagination—but are they offering practical gains? Smart equipment, by contrast, is driving both the imagination and real operational gains for intermodal. From asset location to security, from asset health to utilization, intermodal is starting to benefit from an explosion of technological advances. How is smart equipment creating value and improving operations? Join our experts from Matson Logistics and BlackBerry as we discuss how asset intelligence can help improve operations and drive efficiencies.

Speakers

  • Keith Crenshaw, AVP – Procurement & Pricing, Matson Logistics
  • Christopher Plaat, SVP & GM, BlackBerry Radar
April
04

Is Your Safety Culture Aligned with the New CSA Score? Understanding the New Item Response Theory (IRT) Model

What is your safety culture? The FMCSA wants to know. Steve Bryan has been the voice of CSA reform in the trucking industry since 2008, and has spent the past two years working with experts to understand the Item Response Theory (IRT) methodology the FMCSA has announced they will finalize next year. Join him as he discusses the ways implementation of this will eradicate severity weights, time weights, CSA points, BASIC measures and safety event groups in favor of creating a single CSA Safety Culture Score to represent a carrier’s overall safety culture – and what you can do now to prepare.

Speaker

  • Steve Bryan, Executive Vice President & General Manager, SambaSafety Transportation
March
22

Future Leaders Program Virtual Meeting

Attend this session and connect with Future Leaders and Mentors and learn about their experiences with the program and participate in planning future 2019 events.

Additionally, there will be a special interview segment featuring two IANA Board members. Doug Hoehn, executive vice president, Milestone Equipment Holdings and Shelli Austin, president, Intek Freight & Logistics, Inc., will be interviewed by Trevor Ash, vice president, Sales & Marketing, CIMC Intermodal Equipment, and himself a Future Intermodal Leader, to learn about their careers and what they have learned over the years.

February
19

Inside the IANA Numbers: 2018 Year in Review & 2019 Outlook

Where do we stand as we begin 2019?

Join our experts from TTX Company on February 19, 2019 at 2:00pm ET as we discuss intermodal’s end-of year results for 2018. We will also examine the larger economy, intermodal trends, and offer insight into what to watch for in 2019.

IANA collects a unique data set of the intermodal industry’s freight flows by equipment type and corridor, coupled with IMC loads and revenue numbers, as well as trucking industry results. This data, delivered quarterly to IANA members in the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report, delivers invaluable insights into current intermodal market performance and key long term-trends. Learn how you can put this vital business intelligence to work in your business.

Our TTX Company experts:

  • Pat Casey, Vice President of Fleet Management 
  • Peter Wolff, Director of Market Development
  • John Woodcock, Director of Market Development
January
16

EP Notification of Outstanding Interchanged Equipment

Join UIIA Staff for an overview of the notification process available within the UIIA application that provides an easy and efficient method for UIIA EPs to notify Motor Carriers of outstanding interchanged equipment. This webinar will show how UIIA Equipment Providers can take advantage of this feature to assist in reducing unnecessary per diem billings and also help Equipment Providers reconcile their equipment inventory.

Learning Objective:

  • Provide an overview of outstanding interchanged equipment notification feature available to UIIA EPs within the UIIA application.
January
08

Compressed Natural Gas for Intermodal: How to Save Money, Meet Sustainability Targets, and Capture Grant Funding

A great deal of attention has been paid to long-haul trucking as the flash point for alternative fuel source power units of the future. However, in many ways, short-haul dray and intermodal fleets are much more natural applications for alternative-powered trucks. How does compressed natural gas stack up to diesel and other alternative fuels? Join our expert panel as they discuss the basics of compressed natural gas, the fueling infrastructure, potential for reduced emissions and cost savings and grant funding availability.

Panel:

  • Eric Bippus, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Agility Fuel Solutions
  • Jason Lewis, Senior Market Advisor, Clean Transportation, Southern California Gas Company
  • Greg Roche, Vice President, Clean Energy Fuels
  • Tom Swenson, Business Development Manager, Cummins-Westport
August
23

Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics: 2018 Mid-year Update

Every quarter IANA delivers a comprehensive review of the intermodal industry’s freight flows by equipment type and corridor in its Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report. Coupled with IMC loads and revenue numbers, as well as trucking industry results, this report offers invaluable insights into current intermodal market performance and examines key long term-trends. 

Join the experts from TTX Company: 

•    Pat Casey, Vice President of Fleet Management, 
•    Peter Wolff, Director of Market Development 
•    John Woodcock, Director of Market Development 

. . . as they discuss economic, import and industry results from the first half of 2018, and examine what the numbers mean and to help explain how you can use the Intermodal Market Trends & Statistics Report in your business today. 

July
31

You're Hired! Grow An Intermodal Workforce With Apprenticeships

With unemployment at record lows across the United States, employers need every advantage to gain, train, and retain skilled workers. Intermodal freight is no exception. The driver shortage is looming along with challenges to onboarding and keeping chassis mechanics and other ground personnel. 

Apprenticeship is a proven way to give your organization a leg up on building a skilled, retainable, and sustainable workforce. Join Rachel Rowe and Dave Harrison from FASTPORT, as they talk about how an apprenticeship program could help you differentiate your organization, improve retention, and reduce your overall labor costs. 

Moderator:

  • Hal Pollard, Director of Education, IANA

Panelists:

  • Rachel Rowe, J.D. Director, National Apprenticeship at FASTPORT
  • Dave Harrison, Executive Director, National Apprenticeship at FASTPORT
July
17

IANA's Intermodal Safety Committee Planning Webinar

IANA’s Intermodal Safety Committee will responsible for research, data collection, analysis, reporting and fostering the adoption of specific operational practices between intermodal transportation stakeholders to address issues relating to safety. IANA seeks to solidify its commitment to safety across the intermodal work environments through increased activities to identify, understand and prevent mishaps. What areas should IANA focus on moving forward? Join this webinar and help guide IANA’s safety agenda.

May
09

Taking Advantage of IANA’s Street Interchange Application – UIIA Motor Carriers

The Street Interchange Application provides a web-based portal to facilitate street interchange and street turn transactions for UIIA participants. The service is offered as a value added, no cost benefit to UIIA participants. The Street Interchange Application can assist with promoting better equipment utilization resulting in operational efficiencies for Motor Carriers performing street interchange and street turn transactions.

UIIA Motor Carriers are encouraged to join Information Services staff as they provide an overview of the features and functionalities of the Street Interchange Application.

April
11

IANA’s Driver Vehicle Reporting Service (DVER)

IANA’s DVER service provides an efficient method for Motor Carriers to ensure that they receive a copy of any citations that are issued to their company during a roadside inspection via XML or e-mail. A web interface also allows companies to manage DVER documentation electronically.

Join Information Services staff as they provide an overview of the features and functionalities of the Driver Vehicle Examination Reporting Service.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the benefits of subscribing to IANA’s DVER program.
March
20

IANA’s Intermodal Driver Database — IDD — Program

This webinar will walk through the features and functionalities of IANA’s Intermodal Driver Database program. The centralized database currently contains over 400,000 active drivers and is available to marine terminal operators via an efficient API web service.

Join Information Services staff as they provide an overview of how the Intermodal Driver Database can be used as an effective tool for confirming specific driver identification information for the purposes of intermodal facility access.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how the Intermodal Driver Database program can assist marine terminal operators with confirmation of driver identification information prior to facility access.
March
07

Understanding UIIA’s Binding Arbitration Process

The Binding Arbitration Process offered under the UIIA program provides Motor Carrier and Equipment Provider participants an alternative option for resolution of invoice disputes without incurring the expensive costs associated with taking these types of claims to court.   

Join Information Services staff as they outline how to use the binding arbitration process and overview the following information:

  • Identify types of charges that are acceptable for submission under the binding arbitration process
  • Outline the steps necessary to submit a claim for binding arbitration
  • Identify the types of supporting documentation that the involved parties should include when submitting a specific type of claim
  • Provide an overview of how to utilize prior arbitration case decisions as a reference for current disputes.
  • Review the timelines under the binding arbitration process

Moderator:  

Debbie Sasko, AVP Information Services

Participant:

Sherry Parnell, Program Manager Information Services

February
28

Taking Advantage of IANA’s Street Interchange Application

This service provides a web-based portal to facilitate street interchange and street turn transactions for UIIA participants. The Street Interchange Application is offered as a value added, no cost benefit to UIIA participants.

UIIA Equipment Providers are encouraged to join Information Services staff as they provide an overview of the features and functionalities of the Street Interchange Application.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how the Street Interchange Application can assist with promoting better equipment utilization by having an efficient process for Motor Carriers to perform street interchange and street turn transactions.