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


Martin Summers
Consolidated Chassis Management, LLC

Vice Chairman

Gary Cornelius
TCW, Inc.

Vice Chairman

Ingrid Crafford
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Board Liaison

Trevor Ash
CIE Manufacturing

Next Meeting

Virtual Meeting in February

Previous Meeting

Sunday, September 12, 2021
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Pacific.
Long Beach, CA

View Presentation

  • Intermodal Maintenance & Repair Committee presentation from September 12, 2021 meeting.


  • Minutes from the May 14, 2021 meeting.
  • Minutes from the February 12, 2021 meeting.
  • Minutes from the September 11, 2020 meeting.
  • Minutes from the May 5, 2020 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: Christopher O’Hea, C & K Trucking, LLC

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 Guide Maintenance Working Group

Leader: Ed Smith, Webb Wheel Products, Inc.

Mechanics Training Working Group

Leader: William Fluke, Columbia Group