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.

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

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Chainalytics’ Ashley Thompson Among Top Women in Supply Chain

CHAINalytics

Feature Press Release Supply Chain Consulting Supply Chain Design Ashley Thompson Georgia Tech sdce Supply & Demand Chain Executive The Coca-Cola Company Women in Supply Chain

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.

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: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Amazon to open first fulfillment center in Savannah

The Supply Chain Journal

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.

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 ].

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: 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

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Port of Savannah container moves jumped 48% in March

The Supply Chain Journal

Georgia’s Port of Savannah just reported an all-time high: 498,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container throughput in March, up 48% year on year. The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has now handled 3.9 It’s definitely not just West Coast ports touting record after record.

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

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

Port of Savannah container moves jumped 48% in March

The Supply Chain Journal

Georgia’s Port of Savannah just reported an all-time high: 498,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container throughput in March, up 48% year on year. The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has now handled 3.9 It’s definitely not just West Coast ports touting record after record.

The Aftermath of a Capsized Cargo Ship

All Things Supply Chain

On September 8th, the cargo ship Golden Ray capsized off the coast of the state of Georgia. At the time, the ship was carrying 24 people and 4,000 vehicles. Shortly… General Supply Chain Management

Let the Alumni Debates Begin. Gartner is Back with its Top Supply Chain Undegraduate University Program Rankings

Supply Chain Digest

Penn State Once Again Top the List, but Top Starting Salaries come from Georgia Tech

Rail Roundup: OmniTRAX, G&W develop, expand partnerships

The Supply Chain Journal

Genesee & Wyoming expands rail services agreement with Georgia Ports Authority. OmniTRAX seeks businesses for rail-ready sites in Georgia. OmniTRAX, partners seek to develop site in southern Indiana.

MODEX Momentum: Enterprise Labeling Gets a Lift

Loftware

Last week’s MODEX 2018 event was a first for Loftware as we joined 925 other exhibitors in the more than spacious Georgia World Congress Center. We had never been to the show before, but judging by the great conversations we had with attendees—as well as the many relevant breakout sessions—enterprise labeling and artwork management clearly belong at this 4-day supply chain spectacular. Supply Chain SAP Oracle Barcode Labeling Logistics

Supply Chain News Makers Video on Key Takeaways from the 2016 DC Metrics Report

Supply Chain Digest

Karl Manrodt of Georgia College Leads Discussion on Three Key Issues from the 2016 Report

WOW! 5 Teen Entrepreneurs Become Supply Chain Management Distribution Leaders

Blue Ridge

How did 5 teenagers from Alpharetta, Georgia, become some of the nation’s largest distributors of personal protective equipment (PPE)? Ingenuity, hard work and some help from friends.

Seattle Ports Offer Relief for L.A. Bottlenecks

Supply Chain Brain

Pacific Northwest are standing out for their calm relative to the congestion bedeviling ports from Los Angeles to Savannah, Georgia The trade gateways in the U.S.

Supply Chain News Makers Video Series on Highlights of the 2017 DC Metrics Study

Supply Chain Digest

Top New Karl Manrodt of Georgia College and Colleagues Talk about New Top Metric, Strategic HR and more

Supply Chain by the Numbers for Week of Feb. 15, 2018

Supply Chain Digest

Growing Transportation Costs Hitting Corporate Profits, China Trying to Lock Up Cobalt Essential for Batteries, Georgia Considering Expensive Truck Only Lane, Tesla, China, Battling over Possible Factory