June 19, 2015
“We’ve gotten our infrastructure assets ready; we have to get our services and people ready too,” says director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, transportation veteran Jannine Miller. “That’s where the work really happens—those hands on the boxes, hands on the wheel, helping the products get to their destination, on time and intact. Companies are telling us, ‘I need people, I need people, but they can’t be so far behind the curve that I can’t use them when they get here.’ ”
May 28, 2015
"The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast," said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. "We're grateful for our federal partners and their efforts thus far and will continue to work with them to ensure that their commitment is fully funded and reflects the importance of this project to the nation."
May 18, 2015
The rest of the country is beginning to discover something Savannah’s maritime community has long suspected was coming: Georgia Ports’ Garden City Terminal, already the fourth-largest and fastest growing container port in the nation, is not finished growing.
Not by a long shot.
A perfect storm of factors puts the Port of Savannah in the best position of any other domestic container port to handle the next tidal wave of cargo.
May 18, 2015
"Across the logistics industry, focus has centered on GPA's ability to handle large volume increases with no congestion," Executive Director Curtis Foltz said. "Georgia has built world-class port facilities, and our customers appreciate service reliability for current and future volumes."
"Registering double-digit growth in both Savannah and Brunswick illustrates the depth of support our customers have for Georgia Ports," said GPA Board Vice Chairman Jimmy Allgood.
May 15, 2015
“MLET internships give kids an inside look at the different facets of the maritime logistics industry,” Robinson said. “At Port City Logistics that means learning about trucking, warehousing, computer inventory skills. For a freight forwarder, there is a different set of skills.
“This program is helping raise awareness of the good jobs available in logistics here in the Coastal Empire,” Mihuta said. “And that has the potential to help both students and our maritime community for years to come.”