Chamber partners with IMC Companies Host Japanese Delegation


International marine drayage company, IMC Companies, recently hosted a delegation of logistics consulting and service providers from Japan. The event sponsored by the Greater Memphis Chamber, highlighted Memphis-area logistics companies for potential future business opportunities.

The group, led by Japan’s Funai Soken Logistics, Inc., visited the IMC Companies corporate office and Memphis terminal and the FedEx distribution facility. “We were delighted to host this fine delegation of Japanese logistics providers at our headquarters and terminal,” said IMC Companies Executive Vice President Donna Lemm. “They were extremely knowledgeable about our industry, and we shared ideas to benefit both of our countries.”

Lemm and IMC Companies Chairman, Mark H. George presented the history and capabilities of the company followed by a tour of the Intermodal Cartage Company Memphis terminal on Holmes Road.

“Memphis is considered a major logistics hub in the United States and is identified as a high-growth market for intermodal traffic,” said George. “We were proud to share the benefits and opportunities of doing business in Memphis.”

"One of Greater Memphis Chamber’s role is to promote Memphis as an business destination for foreign business. The purpose for this Japanese business delegation, made up mostly of transportation and logistics companies, is to get first-hand knowledge of Memphis has to offer as a world leading logistics center," said Chamber VP of International Business Development Jinliang Cai. "They enjoyed meeting and making connection with our leading local logistics and transportation companies such as Medtronic, IMC, and FedEx."

About IMC Companies

IMC Companies is a national network of intermodal logistics businesses providing an array of services including container drayage, truck brokerage, warehousing, chassis provisioning, and secured container storage.  To learn more about IMC Companies, visit


The Greater Memphis Chamber offers support to Mid-South businesses in international business development, including export assistance through our Economic Development team. If you have any questions about growing your Memphis business globally, contact Vice President of International Business Development Jinliang Cai at 901-543-3543 or