July 30, 2014
The state’s leading expert in logistics will headline the inaugural West Georgia Logistics Summit August 20 at the Burson Center in Carrollton. The summit is jointly sponsored by Carroll County Chamber of Commerce/Carroll Tomorrow and West Georgia Technical College and features a keynote address from Page Siplon, Executive Director of the Georgia Centers of Innovation and the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. Siplon is a highly sought after leader / speaker in the field of Logistics.
July 28, 2014
The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in Fiscal Year 2014.
“The board and staff of the Georgia Ports Authority are to be commended for their outstanding achievements this year,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal.
July 18, 2014
Each month the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics publishes a Logistics Market Snapshot with key Logistics and Supply Chain figures and statistics. Included are several Multimodal, Trucking, Rail, Air, and Ocean Freight Indexes, Industrial Vacancy and Rent Rates and general economic indexes.
July 8, 2014
South American citrus, grapes and blueberries will arrive sooner and last longer for consumers in the Southeastern U.S. thanks to the Georgia Ports Authority’s participation in a USDA pilot program.
“South American fresh fruit destined to the Southeast market has traditionally been shipped to Northern U.S. ports,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz.
June 26, 2014
It's been nearly a year since a Cordele company signed an inland port agreement to connect businesses in our area directly with the Savannah port and global markets.
Officials with Cordele Intermodal Services say business has grown since they signed a deal with the Georgia Ports Authority. Now, they're working on a new development which could give our economy another boost.