If you live off the grid, spend only paper money, tune in AM radio for entertainment and pretty much ignore the steamroller unleashed on everyday life by the Silicon Valley, none of what comes next will make sense. But only a few years ago someone said to be in the proximity of Beijing conjoined the… Read more »
FedEx temporarily suspended some services in Houston and other areas devastated by Hurricane Harvey. The shipping giant was among Memphis-based logistics companies who were dealing Monday with flooded roads and infrastructure and the storm’s impact on employees. To read more visit the Commercial Appeal.
As the rain began to pour over the Lone Star State Friday afternoon, the transportation industry was counting on blue skies come Monday morning. However, over the weekend more than two feet of rain fell, and the National Weather Service is calling for another 18-24 inches of rain Monday, Aug. 28, with a potential for… Read more »
Although it’ll be a while before we all have an IBM Watson supercomputer sitting on our desktops, there are a number of artificial intelligence business tools truckers can use right now that will help you run smarter, faster and ahead of the competition. Essentially, these next-generation wonders tap into the ability of artificial intelligence to… Read more »
IMC Companies Receives Platinum Award from Great West Casualty Company IMC Companies has been awarded a Platinum Award by Great West Casualty Company as a part of their 2017 Workplace Safety Awards Program. Atlantic Intermodal Services, DNJ Intermodal Services, Gulf Intermodal Services, Intermodal Cartage, Ohio Intermodal Services and National Drayage Services are all included in… Read more »
From the Journal of Commerce – Long Beach – Truckers and beneficial cargo owners (BCOs) could save almost 50 percent on daily rental fees for chassis if the industry would agree upon a common model that allowed the party paying for chassis use to choose the equipment provider, according to a national trucking representative. Dave Manning,… Read more »
Ocean carriers are “bleeding cash” as they rush to stem the flow by aligning themselves in new alliances, says a prominent industry analyst. But will that mad dash be enough for some of the most desperate cases? “It’s a bit too early to tell,” admits Chas Deller, CEO and Chairman, of 10XOCEANSOLUTIONS, Inc. To read more visit… Read more »
IMC Companies’ Chairman Mark H. George spoke to JOC.com in late 2016 about the future of drayage as the industry faces major change on the ocean carrier side and the importance of technology investment as well as his company’s Northeast expansion plans. To view this interview visit the Journal of Commerce.
IMC Companies has named its first executive vice president of national sales, a move that company officials say reflects recent growth beyond Memphis and the South. The Memphis-based company announced it has hired Donna Lemm, former vice president of sales and marketing for Mallory Alexander, for the position. To read more, visit The Commercial Appeal.