Insights - June 2016 - (Page 3)

Silver Kingpin Award Ballots Due June 30 The voting period for the 2016 Silver Kingpin recipient ends June 30. IANA voting members were sent ballots electronically on June 1. Members who need assistance with the process should contact Mindi McGrath at 301-982-3400, ext. 335. The Silver Kingpin Award will be presented during Intermodal EXPO 2016, in Houston, Texas. Business Meeting Roundtables Advance Safety and Productivity IANA's May Operations and Maintenance Business Meeting in Lombard, Illinois. continued to advance a number of safety and productivity issues. The meeting featured task force-driven roundtable discussions which employed a live, interactive polling tool to get feedback from participants. The result was a strong sense of movement and collaboration. "There's a lot of membership engagement and a lot of work going on," said Stephen Keppler, senior vice president of IANA, as he opened the meeting which took place May 3-5. Not only were the efforts of the various task forces and roundtables apparent, the collaboration among stakeholders and between the task forces themselves is helping to drive results. General session speaker Darrell Ruban, field administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, commented, "I want to applaud what you all are doing, what IANA is doing, you guys are tackling some of the difficult issues, you're talking about the challenges." Start with Safety As a precursor to the roundtable discussions, Vernon Prevatt, director of logistics, safety and training at EXPO Curtain Raisers Spotlight Industry Leaders and Analysts In addition to keynote remarks by Matthew Rose, BNSF executive chairman, two general sessions will open up this year's EXPO. INTERMODAL FREIGHTCAST - Supply, Demand and Future Prospects Monday, Sept. 19, will start with the EXPO's annual review of intermodal's recent performance, prospects and trends. Specific issues that will be covered include energy prices, rail service gains, liner challenges and truckload competition. Moderator Mark Szakonyi, executive editor at, will be joined by: * * * Larry Gross, partner and senior consultant, FTR Brandon Oglenski, director, senior equity analyst, Barclays Noel Perry, managing director, FTR Merger Mania - Can 3PLs Survive? The Tuesday general session will look at the state of 3PL industry consolidation by and the impact of logistics deals on IMCs, brokers, 3PLs and NVOCCs, as well as other intermodal stakeholders. Thom Albrecht, CFA, managing director, senior equity research analyst, transportation group at BB&T Capital Markets will moderate the session. Speakers include: * * * * Bohn H. Crain, founder and CEO, Radiant Logistics David Menzel, chief operating officer, Echo Global Logistics Jeff Silver, president, Coyote Logistics Dave Yeager, chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer, Hub Group Intermodal EXPO 2016 will be held Sept. 18-20 in Houston, Texas, and registration is now open. Visit for the latest information. CSX Intermodal Terminals, and Gerry Bisaillon, general director of premium operations for Union Pacific, showcased results of the Standard Industry Safety Rules and Procedures at Intermodal Facilities Task Force in the initial session, "Drayage Safety at Intermodal Terminals." Taking the data the task force compiled on intermodal operations, they reported over 25 million gate transactions in 2015 with monthly mishaps ranging from a low of about 55 in December to just over 100 in August. The task force looked across the stakeholders, reporting on terminal employees, draymen and vendors, finding that the most frequent mishaps were collisions. This was followed by process errors. Those two categories taken together totaled over 80 percent of issues across all three groups. Armed with this and other data, the task force developed six recommended practices which were discussed in the session, in roundtable sessions and in committee meetings. Those recBusiness Meeting - continued on page 5 June 2016 | Intermodal Insights 3

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Insights - June 2016

Restart Legislation Gets a Restart
Speed Limter Rule May Advance
FMCSA Sends Clearinghouse Rule to OMB
Silver Kingpin Award Ballots Due June 30
Business Meeting Roundtables Advance Safety and Productivity
EXPO Curtain Raisers Spotlight Industry Leaders and Analysts
State of the Industry and Federal Partners
At 25, IANA Exceeds Goals
Port Trucker Case is Tip of he NLRB's Spear Aimed at Contractor Status
Sustainability News
Freight Reports
Port News
People in the News
In Brief
2016 Sponsors
Welcome New Members
Intermodal Calendar

Insights - June 2016