August 29, 2014
July might have been Georgia Ports’ best month ever for containers, but it turns out the first half of 2014 wasn’t so shabby either.
According to PIERS, the Journal of Commerce Group’s data-reporting arm, the fastest-growing U.S. port in terms of containerized imports was none other than the Port of Savannah, with volumes up 12.1 percent compared to the first half of 2013.
August 26, 2014
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that the Centers of Innovation, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, connected and assisted nearly 4,000 Georgia companies during 2014, up 30 percent from the previous fiscal year.
“We are proud to offer this unique economic development resource to both companies that call Georgia home and those looking to locate here,” said Deal.
August 25, 2014
Atlanta’s southside has a long history as a hub for logistics companies, and with a number of efforts underway to put more warehousing and e-commerce operations in place there, it has the potential to be one of the Southeast’s largest logistics centers.
One of the biggest efforts to promote more logistics operations along the south side is through the reuse and redevelopment of 1,168 acres at the former Fort Gillem Army Base into the Gillem Logistics Center.
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