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The Center of Innovation for Logistics is the leading statewide resource for fueling logistics industry growth and global competitiveness. The Center works to address the needs and opportunities of companies of any size involved in logistics and freight transportation -- both providers and heavy consumers of logistics services. The Center provides industry knowledge and technical expertise, connections to state resources in research and innovation, and joins together an extensive cross-sector industry network.

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Georgia Logistics Center's New Director Anticipates Fast-Paced Growth

Ten years ago Georgia didn't have a comprehensive plan to handle the explosive growth in its transportation systems and its logistics networks, Jannine Miller the newly appointed director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, told Global Atlanta in a phone interview from Savannah on Feb. 5. “We've come such a long way in so many ways over the past decade” she added pointing to the emergence of the Port of Savannah as reputedly the fourth largest and fastest growing port in the U.S.

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Deputy commissioner highlights Port of Savannah transportation implications

March 3, 2015
“We've got a plan. We know exactly what needs to be done, because the Panama Canal is going to open in about two and a half years,” Long said to a crowd of 100 Thursday. “We are going to see a big up-tick in trucks coming through this state.” Projects like the $32 million Brampton Road Connector in Chatham County aim to improve the efficiency of the transfer of goods between the port, rail, and interstate highway systems.

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Dredging of the Savannah River to port will benefit the whole state

March 3, 2015
The Georgia General Assembly is interested in the success of our port because of the economic impact it has on the state. Most Georgians recognize the port as an economic engine. In addition, the Port of Savannah is one of the few ports in the United States with a balanced import-export ratio. The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is a huge project that will deepen the Savannah River, allowing massive ships soon to sail through the Panama Canal the ability to navigate to our port.

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State Launches Pilot Program to Grow Logistics Industry Workforce

March 3, 2015
“The Fast Track Coastal Initiative, an excellent example of innovative workforce development efforts taking place across the state,” said Georgia Depart.of Economic Development Deputy Commissioner for Workforce Ben Hames. “We anticipate major growth to continue within Georgia’s logistics industry.” said Director for the Center of Innovation for Logistics Jannine Miller. “Programs like this further the Center’s mission of helping logistics industry find the talent they need to compete and grow.”

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MOVING THE WORLD

March 2, 2015
The truth is logistics in all its forms is big business in Georgia. The state is the fifth largest overall logistics employer in the nation and rising fast. The Georgia Centers of Innovation has identified more than 12,300 logistics providers that employ more than 140,000 people. By some estimates the industry generates as much as $15 billion for the state, and all signs point to continued growth.

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PNC's 2015 Economic Forecast for Metro Atlanta

February 27, 2015
Atlanta’s economy is firing on all cylinders with total payroll employment having surpassed its pre-recession peak in mid-2014.

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