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).

Golden Ray wreckage continues leaking oil off Georgia coast

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Cleanup crews are still working around the clock to stop oil leaking from the Golden Ray, a roll-on/roll-off (ro-ro) vessel that capsized off the coast of Georgia nearly two years ago. 8, 2019, in the sound after departing from the Port of Brunswick, Georgia.

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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.

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

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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.

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 Ports Authority kicks of FY2022 with record July

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The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) took off with a running start in July, the first month of its 2022 fiscal year. I’d like to thank our GPA employees and the Georgia logistics community for the long hours and hard work they are putting in to handle this unprecedented business.”.

News Alert: I-16 in central Georgia could reopen by Friday night

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Good news for truckers: A section of Interstate 16 in Georgia that was shut down early Thursday could be back open soon. Related: Accident dislodges Georgia overpass, forces I-16 closure.

Uber Freight’s power-only expansion into Georgia gives owner-operators leg up

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Knox used savings to buy a truck and started Knox Logistics, based in Riverdale, Georgia, in 2020. Of course Georgia is a key freight market and as we expanded our customer base [into the region], they continued to ask for us to bring in our drop trailer solution.”.

Georgia Port Pins Hopes on Rail to Move 80,000 Containers

Supply Chain Brain

At the Port of Savannah, one of the busiest U.S. trade gateways, containers are stacked up like colorful children’s building blocks stretching as far as the eye can see

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

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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.

AGL Recognized as Georgia’s Fastest Growing Company

American Global Logistics

American Global Logistics has won ACG’s Fastest Growing Company in Georgia for 2022. The post AGL Recognized as Georgia’s Fastest Growing Company appeared first on AGL. Blog News

Southeast US ports seek to ramp up container capacity

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Southeast, the Georgia Ports Authority announced Tuesday. It’s not just Georgia that is seeking to ramp up container capacity. Related links: Georgia Ports Authority kicks of FY2022 with record July. Two Southeast U.S.

Georgia is Transforming Into a Supply Chain Haven

NFI Industries

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

Georgia: Logistics Sweet Spot

Inbound Logistics

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

FreightWaves Classics: I-20 connects Texas to the East Coast

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Between Texas and South Carolina, I-20 traverses northern Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia. Georgia. From Alabama, I-20 enters Georgia near Tallapoosa. The highway passes through rural areas of western Georgia before it approaches the Atlanta metropolitan area.

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Southeast ports and carriers agree to upgrade chassis pool

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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).

Group to build 1.2 million-square-foot industrial park near Savannah port

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Savannah, Georgia’s virtuous cycle of industrial development continued on Wednesday with the announcement that a 1.2 Later that month, Georgia Gov. million-square-foot industrial park will be built about 15 miles from the port of Savannah.

1 month, 1 million-plus containers at Port of LA

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And the Georgia Ports Authority announced it had had 10 consecutive months of growth and turned in its second-busiest month ever.

FreightWaves Classics: I-24 travels through four states; ends in the heart of “Freight Alley”

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It then runs through parts of Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and then ends back in Tennessee at its junction with I-75 in Chattanooga. Also, there are two separate segments of I-24 in Tennessee, which are separated by the segment in Georgia. Georgia. Georgia.

Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Atlanta, Georgia

Freightera

LTL Freight Rates: from Major Cities in the USA to Atlanta, Georgia. The post Less than Truckload Freight Rates: Atlanta, Georgia appeared first on Freightera Blog. If you’re shipping pallets within the USA, you’ll be interested in seeing our new rate discounts!

Peering into the future with U.S. Xpress — Taking the Hire Road

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Variant operates in Midtown Atlanta, in the heart of the city’s tech center near Georgia Tech. Dustin Koehl, SVP of sales at U.S. Xpress, joins this week’s episode of Taking the Hire Road to discuss U.S.

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.

Port of Savannah sets another record, but growth seen slowing

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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.

Chainalytics’ Ashley Thompson Among Top Women in Supply Chain

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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

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

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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

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

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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.

FreightWaves Classics: Nation’s lighthouses “protect our coasts and guide our sailors”

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According to a recent post by the Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics, “There was a time when a beacon of light from a lighthouse could be found across nearly all of America’s shorelines.

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

FreightWaves Classics: Fallen Flags – Illinois Central Railroad (Part 1)

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In addition, Harriman held stakes in the Chicago & Alton, the Central of Georgia and the Erie Railroad – among others. Birmingham provided the IC with an interchange with the Central of Georgia Railway. Harriman gained control of the Central of Georgia in June 1909.

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

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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.

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.

Dredging project temporarily slows vessel activity at Port of Savannah

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So it is at the Port of Savannah in Georgia, where dredging activity to deepen berths is delaying cargo transfers for container vessels by about two days, according to port officials and shipping companies.

Feds claim Georgia couple created shell trucking companies to collect PPP funds

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The owners of three purported Georgia-based trucking companies are facing wire fraud and theft of government property charges after federal prosecutors claim the couple set up shell companies to obtain $364,200 in funds through the U.S.

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