Welcome back to our blog series, "Logistics Lingo in 100 words."
Definition of IMC: Intermodal Marketing Company An intermodal marketing company is a logistics company that purchases intermodal capacity directly from the railroads and trucking firms to give shippers a door-to-door intermodal service. The IMC utilizes equipment from multiple sources to provide the intermodal capacity, while also bringing other value-added services under a single freight bill to the ultimate shipper, also known as the beneficial cargo owner (BCO).
Everything you need to know about domestic intermodal and how to be successful implementing it into your logistics strategy. Gives tips, tricks and insights on intermodal and what to watch out for when converting from truckload to intermodal.
The logistics industry is filled with acronyms, which often confuse those outside the logistics and supply chain industry or those new to the field.
We speak with hundreds of shippers a year looking for ways to improve their supply chain, whether that be cost, performance or additional capacity. At some point in the conversation intermodal comes into play.