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Gold Cup Fresh imports first Argentina lemons via Savannah

Gold Cup Fresh imports first Argentina lemons via Savannah

Company expects to move 200 twenty-foot equivalent container units of lemons into the U.S. Southeast during this year’s citrus season

Gold Cup Fresh, the first company to move cold-treated citrus via the Port of Savannah in 2015, has added lemons from Argentina to the list of fruits it moves through Georgia’s deepwater container port.

Edward Villar, who oversees logistics for Andean Sun Produce LLC – doing business as Gold Cup Fresh – said moving cargo through Savannah has helped the company become more efficient.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019/Number of views (1565)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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Georgia Ports network analyst helping to set young people on right path

Georgia Ports network analyst helping to set young people on right path

Charles Wallace has organized youth conference for past 12 years

For Charles Wallace, a network support analyst at Georgia Ports, learning to serve others was something instilled in him from an early age. When Wallace moved back to Savannah from Statesboro and joined the GPA’s Information Technology department in 2007, he wanted to make a difference in the community. He said community outreach is the cornerstone of his faith.
Saturday, April 27, 2019/Number of views (10611)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.6
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Friendship inspires organization to help others pursue passions

Friendship inspires organization to help others pursue passions

GPA crane operator, partner facilitate outdoor activities for physically challenged individuals

For nearly two decades, Kerry Terrell and Jason Beard have been heading out before the sun rises to stake out a prime turkey hunting spot. But, there was a time in Beard’s life when he wondered if he’d still be able to pursue his passion. Beard’s injuries from a diving accident fractured his vertebrae, making him a quadriplegic.

Terrell, a crane operator at Georgia Ports Authority, recalls the first time he heard about the man who would become one of his best friends. Terrell, an award-winning turkey caller, was participating in a competition when he was asked to help a wheelchair-bound man call in a turkey.

Thursday, March 7, 2019/Number of views (2308)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 4.2
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Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Y.E.S. participants adjusting to positions at Georgia Ports

Recent high school graduates benefit from mentors, on-the-job training

Nearly six months after Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Griff Lynch unveiled the Y.E.S. (Youth learning Equipment and Safety) Program, the first hires in the workforce initiative are on their way to becoming part of GPA’s 1,300-person strong team of trained logistics professionals.


Thursday, February 28, 2019/Number of views (2640)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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2018 Photographer's Picks: Stephen Morton

2018 Photographer's Picks: Stephen Morton

The stories behind stand-out images of Georgia's ports

Looking back at 2018’s year in pictures, many of the photos I think stood out were shot much earlier in the year than when we normally start. And I think that turned out to be a great benefit.


Thursday, January 3, 2019/Number of views (1997)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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