• Abbreviation for “Independent Action.” -The right of a conference member to publish a rate of tariff rule that departs from the Agreement’s common rate or rule.
  • A carrier can take an independent action in a conference, resulting in a unique rate for that carrier within a conference; ability to file a rate independently of other carriers’ actions.
  • A separate action taken by an individual member of a conference agreement to change rates or terms of carriage as laid out in the conference agreements.