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March 27, 2015
Georgia continues to see more intermodal shipping, Miller says, with a five percent increase in 2014 over 2013. “Intermodal continues to help businesses seeking to tighten their margins,” she says. “Georgia has a great infrastructure for it. Our two class-one railroads made some very strategic moves over the last decade to enhance their infrastructure and technology, so we’re positioned for that intermodal growth.”
March 26, 2015
Georgia's logistics advantages start with its transportation network. One of the most notable factors is the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. The Center uses its expertise, resources, and connections to help companies operating in the state make their supply chains as efficient as possible. So dedicated is the state to promoting logistics it has created an annual event just for that industry, the Georgia Logistics Summit. In 2014 it drew attendees from 35 U.S. states and 11 nations.
March 25, 2015
Owned, leased or managed by some of the most recognizable brands in the country — Walmart, Ikea, Home Depot, Target and Pier 1 Imports — the immense buildings are essential links in the flow of farm, construction and manufactured products streaming out of or into the country through the Savannah River port, one of the country’s most modern maritime transport installations.
“The economy is recovering and you see that in the amount of freight moving through these buildings,” Mr. Petrino said.
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