IMC Companies opens new corporate headquarters in Collierville
Officials from IMC Companies, the nation’s largest marine drayage company, and Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee cut the white ribbon Wednesday to celebrate the grand opening of IMC’s new corporate headquarters in Collierville. Read more HERE.Read more
IMC Companies Receives Best in Benefits for the Third Year in a Row
IMC Companies was recognized this year as one of the 2020 top 10 Best in Benefit Winners by Milliman. The Best in Benefits Award recognizes employers who offer the best benefit plan relative to their peers. (more…)Read more
Committed to Building Community
“IMC Companies is a family company – and being able to sit around the table with drivers who feel like family is my favorite thing about working here,” Anna George Smith shares. Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Anna has worked with IMC Companies for 10 years. Anna works in the safety department answering calls when drivers have accidents. She also plans events for IMC Companies including the Safety Banquet, IMC Companies Christmas Party, Safety Meetings and Walk at Work Day.Read more
How Technology is Critical During Covid-19
Recently, IMC Companies Chief Information Officer, Joel Tracy, was interviewed on the CityCurrent radio show. The host of the show, Jeremy C. Park, questioned Joel about the critical role technology plays amid the COVID-19 pandemic. His answers show some ways IMC Companies is dealing with the challenges our customers are facing.Read more
Memphis Business Journal names IMC Companies as a leader in Memphis-Area Private Companies
The Memphis Business Journal named IMC Companies as a leader in Memphis-Area Private Companies in two categories. MBJ ranked IMC Companies 28 of the 100 Top Privately Owned Companies in the Memphis area. Companies are ranked by the company’s 2019 […]Read more
Truck drivers are heroes; we need more of them
by Katie George Hooser
Published: The Daily Memphian, June 17, 2020
COVID-19 illuminated what some already knew to be true: Truck drivers are critical to keep America moving
Regardless of the situations they encounter daily, truck drivers continue to get goods from ports to suppliers so that Americans can have the essentials that keep them going in good times, in natural disasters and even in pandemics. If you’ve been around the trucking industry, you may have heard the phrase, “When trucks stop, America stops.” It’s true.
According to the American Trucking Association in just one day without truck drivers, hospitals would begin running out of basic supplies such as syringes and catheters; service stations would begin to run out of fuel; food shortages would develop; and just-in-time assembly lines would cease.Read more
Shipping Logistics Leader IMC Deploys Check Point SandBlast Agent to Safeguard Supply Chain Data
Securing Critical Data Across the Supply Chain IMC Companies’ expansive network of trucking transport and support centers gives its customers the advantage of local market knowledge combined with coast-to-coast coverage. Its modern truck fleet, secure container terminals, and proprietary real-time […]Read more
What the New Normal for Trucking Will Be Remains a Question
Trucking companies continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, but what the new normal will remain a mystery. Gulf Intermodal Services saw a decline in sales at the beginning of the pandemic, but that stabilized in May. Though the company is […]Read more
IMC Companies Offers Innovative Storage Solutions to help Customers During COVID-19 Pandemic
Between the Chinese New Year 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, we have seen the real-life effects of the supply and demand paradox as scores of containers move across the globe. The timing of the events is causing havoc within the […]Read more
Campaign to tame coronavirus in Memphis idles 80,000. When will all the jobs return? No one’s sure.
Refreshed after a cruise to Puerto Rico and Saint Lucia, Darin McDonald stepped off the passenger liner Norwegian Jewel fully expecting his family’s business in Memphis would perform in the spring as it had in the winter — near record sales.
Within two weeks of the February cruise, orders for sports banners, restaurant signs and highway billboards sagged for McDonald Outdoor Advertising and have never recovered, said McDonald, vice president of the firm, which manages about 70 Tunica casino district billboards. Nearly two-thirds of the dozen employees were idled, and the firm cast for new sales making acrylic sneeze guards.
“I’m not against buying a lawn mower if I have to find something else to do with my life,” McDonald laughed. “I just don’t know how long it’s going to take to come out of this.”Read more