August 26, 2015
July 2014 was GPA's best month ever for containers. A year later and July 2015 has bested that record by more than 10%. Curtis Foltz, GPA executive director, credited growth to a combination of West Coast cargo diversions, economic recovery and regional gateway shifts. “Our development plans will follow our current practice of maintaining capacity at least 20 percent above demand,” he said, “Investments such as these will enable us to handle expanding cargo volumes now and in the future.”
August 20, 2015
Deputy Director of Global Commerce Tom Croteau discusses important transportation projects , innovations in logistics, and the economic development climate in Georgia. Including-What separates Georgia from other states for companies who are looking to re-locate or expand in our strategic geographical location to thriving key markets?
When automotive companies move manufacturing operations and HQ to Georgia, what is the ripple effect (what other businesses/industries tend to follow and why)?
August 19, 2015
The inaugural Savannah Logistics Lunch on Tuesday featured a panel of logistics experts from around Georgia to discuss how to bring more perishables, jobs and opportunity to the Lowcountry.
“Ten years ago farm-to-table was a trend that few people knew about, but now it’s mainstream. Everything is farm-to-table, whether that means a farm in central Georgia or coastal Georgia or Texas — it’s still farm-to-table. It’s about reducing footprint and sustainability...,” Woodham said.
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