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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.”
April 13, 2015
The blurring of lines between the so-called developing and developed worlds became increasingly evident during a panel discussion that launched the 2015 Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta March 31-April 1.
Panelists included Bernd Baunack, managing director and national manager in Vietnam for Kuehne & Nagel; Steven Markham, CEO, of BLG Logistics Inc.; Chris Swartz, director of global transportation, AJC International and Josip Tomasevic, vice president and chief product officer, AGCO Corp.
April 7, 2015
No April fooling, it was a good day at the Georgia Logistics Summit on April 1. The legislature had passed a transportation bill at midnight the night before, and Gov. Nathan Deal enthusiastically touted Georgia’s bright logistics future.
Industry leaders Curtis Foltz, Charles Tarbutton, Ed Crowell, and Miguel Southwell expressed optimism as well over the transportation bill’s passage and bragged on Georgia’s existing transportation assets and growth plans.
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