Mason George Discusses PeelPiles and Congestion
Mason George, president of National Accounts at IMC Companies was a guest on the Manufacturing Supply Chain CEO Podcast. Hosted by Martin Harshberger, Mason discussed current bottlenecks in the supply chain and how peel piles can help ease congestion. “We’re hoping those in the industry will work together on peel piles to create synergies and […]
IMC plans another Collierville expansion
IMC Companies already has plans in place to increase its footprint at its new Collierville HQ in Schilling Farms. As the company transitions from its current HQ at 3150 Lenox Park Blvd. in Memphis — its home base since 2008 —the company is also making more additions at its new property. Sherrie Hollis, IMC’s chief […]
IMC’s George urges ‘peel off’ to reduce congestion
A ‘peel pile’, ‘peel-off’ or ‘flow stack’ is a concept first introduced in 2015 that is getting more usage at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach as a result of the increase in 2021 import cargo congestion, according to Mason George, president of IMC Companies, National Accounts. In an interview with the American […]
Could Peel Piles Solve Supply Chain Congestion?
The news is a-buzz with the recent announcement about extending port hours to help ease cargo congestion at the ports. Certainly, that will help. However, the bottleneck plaguing the supply chain is a complex issue – and solving it will require multiple solutions and collaborations across the industry. At IMC Companies we’ve seen “peel piles” […]
IMC Companies’ Collierville HQ on track!
IMC Companies — the largest intermodal firm in Memphis — is nearing completion on its new headquarters. And an investment on the East Coast follows a recent investment on the West Coast. IMC’s new 75,000-square-foot corporate headquarters at 1305 Schilling Blvd. West in Collierville is slated to be finished by the end of October. Read […]
AIS Depot Expansion Increases Storage Capacity.
Atlantic Intermodal Services (AIS), a member of the IMC Companies family of brands, recently expanded its four-acre depot in Norfolk, Virginia by an additional 16 acres. This expansion gives AIS the capability to store over 700 containers in their Norfolk depot, conveniently located just five miles from the Port of Virginia. “The facility was previously […]
Mason George Featured on JOC Podcast Industry Update
Mason George, president of national accounts for IMC Companies, was recently a guest on The Journal of Commerce’s podcast, Beyond TPM, during which he discussed the pandemic’s impact on an already concerning driver shortage. “2020 escalated the driver shortage in ways we weren’t prepared for throughout the entire country,” says Mason. “Anybody who brings capacity […]
IMC Companies Buys Chassis for CCM Pool
“The deal by IMC Companies is a major step in the continuing disengagement by container ship lines from owning and operating chassis in the U.S. market, and toward increased motor carrier responsibility for the equipment. IMC Companies and other members of the American Trucking Associations’ Intermodal Motor Carrier Conference are studying creation of a motor […]