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GPA tops 3.6 million containers for second year

July 26, 2016
GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch said he anticipates import container growth of 3-4 percent in fiscal 2017, adding that export volumes remain something of a question mark. “We may be a hair short of the 4 million (container) mark at the end of this fiscal year, but we’re pretty confident we’ll set a new record.” The GPA board approved a spending package of $19.7 million to build its second inland port some 90 miles northwest of Atlanta and less than 40 miles southeast of Chattanooga, Tenn.

GPA board approves $19.7M for new inland terminal

July 25, 2016
At its July board meeting, the Georgia Ports Authority approved a spending package of $19.7 million to construct the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Murray County, Georgia. "We would like to thank our Board of Directors, Gov. Deal, the state of Georgia, Murray County and CSX for making this incredible partnership possible," said Executive Director Griff Lynch. "We estimate the ARP will offset more than 350 truck miles per container or close to 18 million miles every year."

PortSide: Luncheon celebrates logistics industry

July 22, 2016
“The impact that Georgia’s logistics network has on recruiting new businesses and helping existing businesses grow is immeasurable,” said Chris Carr, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development. “In fiscal 2015, our global commerce division announced 329 projects statewide,” he said. “As a result of those projects, companies will be creating nearly 27,000 new jobs in our state and investing $4.75 billion.

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