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June 19, 2015
“We’ve gotten our infrastructure assets ready; we have to get our services and people ready too,” says director of the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, transportation veteran Jannine Miller. “That’s where the work really happens—those hands on the boxes, hands on the wheel, helping the products get to their destination, on time and intact. Companies are telling us, ‘I need people, I need people, but they can’t be so far behind the curve that I can’t use them when they get here.’ ”
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.
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