Intermodal Insights delivers expert, unbiased and timely articles to IANA’s members – the most sought-after intermodal industry decision-makers. Distributed digitally to over 6,000 members and member contacts along with 10,000 UIIA participants, quarterly publication is a must-read.

Mechanical requirements

  • All text must be converted to outlines.
  • Ad should be supplied as a digital file (high-resolution PDF is preferred format). Other digital files are accepted for ads created in page-layout software only.
  • Ads created in Microsoft Word or Microsoft Publisher format must be converted to a flattened high-resolution PDF format.
  • Files up to 20 megabytes in size may be emailed to

The Third Quarter issue will be printed. If you desire a bleed for a full page ad please note the following:

  • The publication size is 8.5” x11”.
  • For full bleed ads, a bleed of .125” should be added to all sides.
  • The live area or safe area for text is 7.25” x 10”.

Standard Ad Sizes

Ad Insertion rates

IANA Member Non-Member
Full-page Half-page Third-page Full-page Half-page Third-page
1 insertion $2,500 $1,425 $1,240 $3,330 $2,090 $1,770
2-4 insertions $2,320 $1,300 $1,180 $2,960 $1,750 $1,610

Enhanced Digital Advertising Opportunities


Pop-Up Ad

Upgrade your half-page or third-page ad to a popup in the upper portion of the screen. This will be placed in an article of IANA’s choosing.

Animated GIF in Article

Upgrade your half-page or third-page ad to an animated GIF to be placed in an article of IANA’s choosing.

  • GIF images
  • File size of 1 MB or less

Bottom Banner Pop-Up

An ad banner pop-up at the bottom of one article of IANA’s choosing. This opportunity is available only in the same issue as the advertiser’s standard ad.

  • JPG format
  • 728 x 90 pixels
  • File size of 1 MB or less

Editorial Calendar and Production Schedule

First Quarter


  • Neutral chassis pools
  • Grounded versus wheeled intermodal terminals
  • Port operators, landlords weather the storm
  • Per diem charges — carrot or stick?
  • On-dock rail versus dray
  • What is the National Shippers Advisory Council system?

Space Reservation Deadline

  • February 9

Advertisement File Due Date

  • February 15

Second Quarter


  • Chassis provisioning
  • Transloading: what, why, where and when?
  • Getting a true reading from intermodal service metrics
  • Recruiting for intermodal's future
  • Rail's investment in infrastructure
  • Sustainability and intermodal

Space Reservation Deadline

  • May 6

Advertisement File Due Date

  • May 13

Third Quarter


  • Vessel routing and the new supply chains
  • How commercial development is changing the face of Intermodal
  • Intermodal network capacity and unpredictable demand
  • Coming together in 2022 – What is the status of the intermodal freight supply chain
  • 3PL focus
  • Mergers and acquisitions roil intermodal

Space Reservation Deadline

  • July 29

Advertisement File Due Date

  • August 8

Fourth Quarter


  • 2022 in review, looking ahead to 2023
  • North American intermodal
  • ROI on intermodal technologies
  • Making the most of strategic partnerships
  • Cybersecurity and the supply chain

Space Reservation Deadline

  • November 8

Advertisement File Due Date

  • November 15

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