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Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Savannah moves record 4.5M TEUs

Auto volumes near 650,000 units

The Port of Savannah moved a record 4.5 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in the fiscal year that ended June 30, an increase of more than 305,000 TEUs, or 7.3 percent. For the first time ever, GPA handled more than half a million container lifts to rail, growing that number by more than 72,000, or 16.6 percent. The 506,707 intermodal boxes constituted more than 20 percent of total containers, another record.
Tuesday, July 30, 2019/Number of views (2709)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to  Chatham County

Kemp: Plastic Express to Expand Operations to Chatham County

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced that Plastic Express, a leader in the plastic resins industry, will expand operations with two new manufacturing facilities creating 166 new jobs and investing more than $172 million at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler.
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Port of Savannah achieves record March

Port of Savannah achieves record March

Total container trade up 15.5 percent; rail containers up 26 percent

The Port of Savannah handled more total containerized cargo and more intermodal rail volume, with greater connectivity and velocity, than any March on record, the Georgia Ports Authority reported today.
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GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

GPA marks decade of partnership with Kia

Automaker has moved 350,000 TEUs via Savannah

During a board meeting held at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce, the Georgia Ports Authority recognized a decade of partnership between Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia and GPA.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019/Number of views (3544)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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 (2647)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: 5.0
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