Skip to Main Content

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Governor Lee, Commissioner Rolfe Announce IMC Companies to Expand Shelby County Headquarters Operations

Wednesday, October 06, 2021 | 10:00am

• Company is the largest marine drayage company in the U.S.

• Project will create more than 150 new jobs in Collierville

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and IMC Companies officials announced today that the company will invest $23 million to expand its Shelby County headquarters operations. The project will create 158 new jobs in Collierville.

Currently located in Memphis, IMC will relocate its headquarters operations to Collierville to support the company’s growth. Construction on the 75,000-square-foot Collierville facility is underway and expected to be complete later this year.

Family-owned and operated for 40 years, IMC plays an integral role in the international supply chain industry. The company has grown to provide services that include drayage, expedited services, warehousing, chassis provisioning and secured container storage.  With more than 2,200 drivers and trucks across the U.S. and industry-expert leadership, IMC pairs regional expertise with nationwide coverage for innovative customer solutions.

Those interested in learning more and applying for a position with IMC can visit imcc.com/careers/.

Over the last five years, TNECD has supported 70 economic development projects in Shelby County resulting in 9,700 job commitments and roughly $3 billion in capital investment. 

QUOTES
“Thank you to IMC Companies for its continued investment in our state. The nearly 200 new high-quality jobs in Collierville will have enormous positive impacts for West Tennessee and will ensure many new opportunities for Shelby County residents.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“Tennessee ranks No. 1 in the Southeast for job growth in the headquarters, finance and tech industry with more than 178,000 Tennesseans employed by companies in this sector. IMC’s decision to expand in Shelby County underscores the state’s business-friendly climate and skilled workforce, and we appreciate the company’s continued investment in West Tennessee.” – TNECD Commissioner Bob Rolfe

“Growth has always been part of the culture at IMC Companies. Moving our corporate headquarters to Collierville is a defining moment for us. I’m proud to be able to expand our investment in Tennessee where we started IMC Companies 40 years ago.” – Mark H. George, chairman of IMC Companies 

"The Town is happy to welcome IMC to the Collierville community. IMC is a first-class organization with both an impressive track record and business model. Their investment in Collierville will be beneficial both for our local economy and IMC employees as they move into their new corporate campus in the rapidly growing Schilling Farms commercial district." – Collierville Mayor Stan Joyner

“TVA and Memphis Light Gas and Water congratulate IMC Companies’ decision to expand operations and create new job opportunities in Shelby County. Helping support job creation and investment in the Valley is fundamental to TVA’s core mission of service. We are proud to partner with City of Collierville, Memphis/Shelby County EDGE, and Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development to help further that mission and celebrate this announcement together.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development

“Collierville’s location, value and workforce make it a natural for job growth for Tennessee. We are excited by IMC Companies’ decision to grow its operations here and wish them every success as they move forward.” – Sen. Paul Rose (R-Tipton and part of Shelby County)

“Collierville is a great city for companies looking for a promising future. This move is a testament to the quality of our excellent business environment, infrastructure, talented workforce and spirit of partnership in our great community. I congratulate IMC Companies and their employees on their remarkable success.” – Rep. Kevin Vaughan (R-Collierville)

About IMC Companies
IMC Companies is the largest marine drayage company in the United States. Equipped with the largest fleet of trucks and chassis and an integrated network of smart depots, IMC Companies moves cargo to and from all major rails and ports in the nation. For more than 40 years, IMC Companies has focused on delivering innovative solutions to its valued clients. To learn more about IMC Companies, visit imcc.com.  

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tnecd.com. Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.

TNECD Media Contact
Jennifer McEachern
Director of Communications and Marketing
(615) 336-2689
jennifer.mceachern@tn.gov 

###