December 10, 2013
The Georgia Ports Authority achieved significant business gains in November, with a 6.6 percent increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) for the month, and a 7.3 percent increase in total tonnage across all terminals.
fiscal year to date,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz.
December 9, 2013
More than 15 years have passed since the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began its official studies into deepening the Savannah Harbor to accommodate the larger Post-Panamax ships expected to bring cargo to the United States following the Panama Canal expansion.
Last October, it seemed as though construction could begin in a matter of months after Jo-Ellen Darcy, the assistant secretary of the Army, signed the Record of Decision.
December 3, 2013
Georgia plays a key role driving our nation’s goods trade. Supported by large freight hubs like Atlanta and Savannah, the state operates at the center of global value chains, facilitating the efficient movement of goods between markets at home and abroad. Through infrastructure investment and forward-looking policy measures, Georgia continues to pioneer new ground defining the future of freight and how it can better support metropolitan economies.
December 3, 2013
In real estate, the rule has been location, location, location. But that is not the whole story for supply chain site selection decisions. In August 2013 site consultants and economic developers came together to better understand the role of logistics in the location selection and trade development process.
The World Trade 100 2013 Logistics Development Forum addressed the importance of logistics in a corporation’s decision to site a new manufacturing, distribution, or warehousing facility.
November 25, 2013
At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported that the GPA achieved record volumes and added additional customer accounts in October.
"Strong growth, new customer accounts and additional harbor deepening funding announced this month are all positive signs that Georgia's ports are moving in the right direction," said Foltz.