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Savannah achieves 25.8 percent growth in April

"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.

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Savannah's port positioned for 'perfect storm' of growth

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.

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MLET graduates 16 student interns

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.”

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U.S. Ports See Costly Delays as Cargo Ships,Volumes Grow

April 30, 2015
The Georgia Ports Authority is spending about $1.5 billion over the next decade to improve crane operations, storage facilities and other port infrastructure. The state of Georgia is spending another $120 million on road improvements near the port, to be completed in 2016. As a result shippers say the port, the second-busiest by container volume on the East Coast last year, operates smoothly regularly handling big vessels stacked with cargo for companies such as IKEA and Target Corp.

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PROVIDERS OFFER ALTERNATIVES TO US WEST COAST PORTS

April 27, 2015
“Over 10 new distribution centres have opened recently near the port, taking advantage of our facilities,”says Curis Foltz, Exe.Dir. of GPA. Last year total capacity of the D.C. market totalled approximately 280,000 square metres. “The market has heated up significantly over the past 2 to 3 years,” he added. “I think this will continue as supply chain managers look not for an exclusive switch of shipping their products to the East Coast, but for opportunities to service customers in Southeast.”

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Georgia Ports Record March Could Indicate 'Market Shift'

April 16, 2015
"We have been serving a lot of new customers because of several of the anomalies in the U.S. market disturbing supply chains this year,” Curtis Foltz told Global Atlanta. "Those customers, we think, are extremely pleased with the service they have received and we think those customers will stay with us."

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