Georgia Ports Authority nets $47M federal grant for inland container port

The Supply Chain Journal

The Georgia Ports Authority , which manages operations at the Port of Savannah , received a nearly $47 million federal grant to build an inland container port near Gainesville, Georgia.

FreightWaves Classics: I-16 connects Georgia’s ports to the Southeast

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It was originally forecast by the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) that the westbound lanes of the interstate would open on the morning of Sunday, July 18 and the eastbound lanes would be opened sometime on July 19. Photo: Georgia Department of Transportation).

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Accident dislodges Georgia overpass, forces I-16 closure

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Truckers and other drivers along Interstate 16 in central Georgia should expect delays after a crash shifted an overpass in Treutlen County. According to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), a hopper hit the Georgia State Route 86 overpass and dislodged it 6 feet.

Port of Savannah sets another record, but growth seen slowing

The Supply Chain Journal

Maritime News Georgia Ports Authority Port of SavannahAfter reporting another record fiscal year of volume growth, the Port of Savannah’s near-term encore is likely to be somewhat muted.

How Georgia-Pacific Turned Their Supply Chain into a Competitive Advantage

Georgia-Pacific, one of the world's leading manufacturers of tissue, pulp and paper and supplier to top brands like Brawny, Angel Soft and DIXIE, trusts ClearMetal for their supply chain requirements. Read the case study to hear how one company turned the reliability and transparency of its supply chain into distinct competitive advantages.

Georgia is Transforming Into a Supply Chain Haven

Supply Chain Link

Georgia is on the mind of many supply chain professionals. The state has proven itself time and time again that it has the infrastructure and resources to make it an ideal logistics location. The Port of Savannah is an integral part of many supply chains. It is a center point where roads, rail, ocean, and. READ MORE. Distribution Global Intermodal Supply Chain Transportation 3pl Campus Warehousing Warehousing

FreightWaves Haul of Fame: Georgia Highway Express grew via acquisition; was an intermodal pioneer

The Supply Chain Journal

Georgia Highway Express, was founded by Henry Winship in Macon, Georgia in September 1928. The company’s main operating area was between Macon and Milledgeville, Georgia. Truck Lines, and with it, gained authority to haul along routes into Alabama and the remainder of Georgia.

AGL recognized as one of the “Georgia Fast 40”

American Global Logistics

AGL is proud to announce we have been named one of Georgia’s Fastest-Growing Companies in the ACG Fast 40’s Inaugural Division, Higher Middle Market! The Atlanta National Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG), a global professional organization with the mission of Driving Middle Market Growth, honors the top 40 fastest growing Georgia based […]. The post AGL recognized as one of the “Georgia Fast 40” appeared first on AGL

Southeast ports and carriers agree to upgrade chassis pool

The Supply Chain Journal

Port officials in Savannah, Georgia; Jacksonville, Florida; and Wilmington, North Carolina, along with the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association, have signed an agreement to upgrade and expand the South Atlantic Chassis Pool (SACP).

Chainalytics’ Ashley Thompson Among Top Women in Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

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Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

Georgia offers manufacturers and distributors superior access to logistics providers and transportation infrastructure

AGL named one of Georgia’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Association for Corporate Growth

American Global Logistics

AGL is proud to announce we have been named one of Georgia’s Fastest-Growing Companies in the ACG Fast 40’s Inaugural Division, Higher Middle Market! The post AGL named one of Georgia’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Association for Corporate Growth appeared first on AGL.

Port of Savannah year-over-year container volume up 38%

The Supply Chain Journal

The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) reported this week the Port of Savannah had achieved its busiest April on record and its second-busiest month ever. Demand for products and services both domestically and abroad is driving significant gains in Georgia’s cargo volumes.

Broken records: ‘Historic cargo surge’ still making waves at US ports

The Supply Chain Journal

Georgia Ports Authority. Georgia’s ports are on pace to move more than 5 million TEUs during a fiscal year for the first time. Georgia Ports continuing record-setting ways. “If I had a nickel for every time I heard …”. Add “record.”. “If

Reefers wanted today in Georgia, as Vidalia onions roll out

DAT Solutions

If you have a reefer trailer, you can be sure to find a load in Southeastern Georgia this week. The load-to-truck ratio jumped from 7 to 18 loads per truck for reefers in the Savannah, Georgia market today — specifically in the farm country that's about 90 miles west of Savannah. Starting now, sweet onions from Georgia can officially be packed, labeled, and sold as Vidalia onions. Find reefer loads in Georgia or anywhere in the country.

Reefers Gain Momentum, Especially in Georgia

DAT Solutions

Georgia beat out Texas to become the number-one state for reefer loads last week, with California as a distant third. A lot of that produce originates in the Tifton and Macon markets in Southern Georgia, and is distributed out of Atlanta. TEXAS TRIHAUL – Georgia may be great for reefers, but Texas truckers also have lots of choices this week.

Georgia: Super Hub of the Southeast

Inbound Logistics

A look at the many logistics assets that make Georgia a terrific location for companies involved in manufacturing or distribution

E-Commerce Supply Chain Advice From Top Retailers

CHAINalytics

Blog Service Supply Chain Supply Chain Design Supply Chain Operations Transportation What's New Americas Ecommerce Georgia Logistics Summit Irv Grossman Omnichannel Retail Supply ChainBy Irv Grossman, EVP of the Americas, Chainalytics When you need to know the best way to do something, you learn from the people who are already excelling at it.

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FMCSA focused on work zone crashes in Florida, Georgia and Texas

The Supply Chain Journal

High rates of work zone crashes involving large trucks in Florida, Georgia and Texas have earned those states special attention from federal regulators this week as part of a national safety campaign.

Georgia: The Gem of The Southeast

Inbound Logistics

Tremendous logistical advantages—combined with a central geographic location, highly skilled workforce, and business-friendly environment—make Georgia an ideal site for new manufacturing and distribution facilities

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. Today we’re at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. from the Georgia Logistics Summit. Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira appeared first on FLEXE Blog.

Logistics 2.0: Georgia Logistics Summit Interview with Manny Sequeira

FLEXE

<p>We recently attended the Georgia Logistics Summit where we had a chance to catch up with Manny Sequeira, a leader in the supply chain & logistics industries. </p> <p>Today we're at the Georgia Logistics Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. from the Georgia Logistics Summit.

The State of Georgia: Savings & Efficiencies in Procurement

Jaggaer

The State of Georgia Shares Pricing Advantages with Public Entities, Creating Further Purchasing Leverage for the State. Allowed Georgia’s public entities (such as city/county governments, public universities, and hospitals) to leverage the state’s buying power and contracts.

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

Georgia offers manufacturers and distributors superior access to logistics providers and transportation infrastructure

Georgia’s Life Sciences Industry to Benefit from Agreement Between Atlanta and Amsterdam Airports

Logistics Trends and Insights

Based on data from USA Trade Online, the state of Georgia’s life science industry could be big winners. This week’s Freightwaves article looks at the recent agreement between Atlanta’s airport and Schiphol, Amsterdam’s airport. Air Cargo Pharmaceuticals Europe Life Sciences U.S.

March Logistics Market Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

The State of Georgia has experienced a record increase in both exports and imports for the fourth consecutive year. Georgia increased to the 11th largest exporting state from the 12th. Georgia’s PMI rose 6.7 New orders in Georgia rose 13.1 Georgia’s PMI is now 3.5 The March Edition of your Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ].

Georgia: Enabling Business Growth Through Collaboration

Inbound Logistics

From well-designed redundancies across intermodal shipping methods to creative solutions when the unexpected happens, Georgia’s logistics industry is positioned to help shippers connect, compete, and grow

December Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

We just received the December edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. Black Friday became a billion-dollar online shopping day for the first time this year. increasing 15% to a record $1.20 billion. as more consumers opted to shop from their couches.

Georgia: Super Hub of the Southwest

Inbound Logistics

A look at the many logistics assets that make Georgia a terrific location for companies involved in manufacturing or distribution

January Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. The January Edition of your monthly Logistics Market Snapshot is now available! Please download your free.PDF copy directly from our website [ HERE ]. As always, included below are some selected encouraging statistics from this month’s edition: The construction market for domestic transportation infrastructure is expected to grow to $135.8 billion next year, a 5% increase over 2013. More than 1.6

The Takeaway from CSCMP Conference: The Data Problem Runs Deep

Talking Logistics

Alejandra Dorronsoro, Senior International Logistics Manager at Georgia Pacific Cellulose noted at the conference: “We spend so much time gathering data. Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - ClearMetal Supply Chain Technology Trends AI artificial intelligence ClearMetal CSCMP EDGE 2017 data quality Georgia Pacific PanalpinaThis year’s CSCMP conference reinforced that we’re in the early days of a massive transformation.

Georgia: Super Hub of the Southeast

Inbound Logistics

A look at the many logistics assets that make Georgia a terrific location for companies involved in manufacturing or distribution

October Logistics Snapshot from the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics

LeanCor

We just received the October edition of the monthly Logistics Market Snapshot from our friends at the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics. For more information, visit the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics website. Please download your free.PDF copy directly from their website HERE. As always, below are some encouraging statistics: October is also what many in the logistics industry refer to as near the end of “peak season” in preparation for the holidays.

Will US consumers throttle back on buying stuff?

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Amazon to open first fulfillment center in Savannah

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NASDAQ:AMZN) will open its first fulfillment center in Savannah, Georgia, Gov. In the statement, Kemp hailed Georgia’s position as the nation’s “No. Amazon.com Inc. Brian Kemp said late Friday afternoon.