The UIIA - Uniform Intermodal Interchange and Facilities Access Agreement - is a vital cog in the intermodal shipping wheel. But many in the industry may have questions about this standard contract that governs usage of carrier-owned containers, chassis and trailers by intermodal trucking companies, AKA drayage providers.
Well, as someone once said, "you've got questions, we've got answers." We, in this case, is Intermodal Association of North America (IANA) VP Debbie Sasko, who oversees the UIIA program, and episode 10 of InTek Freight & Logistics: The Podcast. Debbie provides information on the origins of UIIA, just how many companies are involved, how this standard contract streamlined operations between railroads, truck carriers and ocean carriers, UIIA insurance and registration requirements, and much more.
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