Maintenance & Repair Committee


IANA's Maintenance & Repair Committee addresses issues that relate to maintaining intermodal equipment and components in safe, good repair and in roadable/loadable service. Specific focus areas involve inspection, maintenance and repair practices. Also included in committee deliberations are documentation and reporting procedures and requirements.

Current Leadership


Christopher O’Hea
C&K Trucking, LLC

Vice Chairman

William Fluke
Columbia Group 

Vice Chairman

Ingrid Crafford
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Board Liaison

Trevor Ash
CIE Manufacturing

Next Meeting

Monday, September 12, 2022
Intermodal EXPO, Long Beach, California

Previous Meeting

Tuesday, May 3, 2022, Operations, Safety & Maintenance Business Meeting, Oak Brook, Illinois

View Presentation

  • Intermodal Maintenance & Repair Committee presentation from May 3, 2022 meeting.


  • Minutes from the May 3, 2022 meeting.
  • Minutes from the February 11, 2022 meeting.
  • Minutes from the September 12, 2021 meeting.
  • Minutes from the May 14, 2021 meeting.

Task Forces

Damage Prevention Outreach Program Task Force

Leader: Andrew Knouse, Norfolk Southern Corporation

The Task Force’s goal is to raise awareness and share information regarding preventable chassis damage with stakeholders involved in moving, storing and maintaining chassis. Presentation tools and resources, which could include documents, slides, and/or handouts, may be utilized by IANA members during local outreach events to highlight proper use and handling of intermodal chassis and the operational and safety benefits of doing so.

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Roadside Service Task Force

Leader: Ralph Iacono, Roadrunner Towing & Truck Service 

The goal of the Roadside Service Task Force is to target process improvements to streamline overall roadside M&R service. Recommended practices will be developed that focus on top issues identified by multiple stakeholders via survey. The Task Force will look at cause of failure documentation and necessary service call information.

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Working Groups

Mechanics Training Working Group

Leader: Ed Smith, Webb Wheel Products