May 23, 2016
James L. Allgood, who served as vice chairman of the Georgia Ports Authority Board of Directors for two years, will assume his new responsibilities as Chairman of the Board on July 1.
"I'm excited to have this new opportunity to serve the state," Allgood said. "With our harbor deepening under way, the infrastructure investments we're making on terminal, and the improvements to road and rail connections we're building in Georgia, there is a wealth of opportunity ahead of us."
May 20, 2016
Gov. Nathan Deal announced that Polymer Logistics, a retail ready packaging company, will create 110 new jobs and invest more than $4 million in Laurens County. The company will locate its next U.S.-based logistics and distribution center in Dublin.
“Polymer Logistics is familiar with the competitive benefits our top-ranked business climate and strong logistics framework have to offer,” said Deal.
May 19, 2016
The keynote speaker at the Georgia Logistics Summit is Frank Crespo, vice president and chief procurement officer for Caterpillar Inc., based in Peoria, Ill., who is responsible for leading the heavy equipment maker’s procurement and logistics functions.
May 19, 2016
The Coastal Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (CORE MPO) will hold this public meeting as part of our Federal Planning Certification process. Representatives from CORE MPO, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will be present. The primary purpose of this review is to certify that the CORE MPO is meeting the planning requirements as defined by federal law and regulations.
May 6, 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority will offer shippers container-weighing equipment, at no cost, to help exporters meet a new international rule taking effect July 1. Georgia is the first U.S. port authority to take this approach. GPA's incoming director Griff Lynch made it clear that GPA does not intend to offer a regular container weighing service to shippers. “We will provide ways and access to the shipper to verify,” Griff Lynch, the GPA’s incoming executive director, told JOC.com.