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.
February 27, 2015
Atlanta’s economy is firing on all cylinders with total payroll employment having surpassed its pre-recession peak in mid-2014.
February 27, 2015
2015 is shaping up as a robust year for retailers and supply chains and they are scrambling to find new ways of moving those goods quickly and efficiently. No wonder the 7th annual Georgia Logistics Summit is selling out fast. “This unique event has a reputation for delivering the highest quality speakers and networking environment,” said Jannine Miller, director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. This year will be no exception.
February 26, 2015
When asked what she hopes to accomplish in your new position with the Centers, she replied, "I hope to be a voice and a real “agitator”–not in a negative sense but a catalyst for our economic success going forward.This department has done phenomenal work under Gov Deal and Commissioner Carr and with the economy now picking up, we have the ingredients for explosive success. I just want to be a part of contributing to this team and this state’s success and in helping make Georgians lives better."
February 19, 2015
The Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Workforce and Center of Innovation for Logistics divisions joined forces with the Coastal Workforce Investment Board and Savannah Technical College to launch the Fast Track Coastal Initiative today.
“We anticipate major growth to continue within Georgia’s logistics industry – especially with the continued growth of the Port of Savannah,” said Director for the Center of Innovation for Logistics Jannine Miller.