Georgia Ports Authority

International Paper

The Georgia Ports Authority — the perfect logistics package

"The Ports of Savannah and Brunswick help International Paper save time and money through safe on-port efficiencies, and enable us to reach our markets through a broad carrier network."
-Fred TowlerVice President of Supply Chain Operations • International Paper


International Paper has partnered with the Georgia Ports Authority because of its need for safe, fast, reliable cargo movement.


Photo: International Paper is a global leader in the packaging and paper industry and supplies a wide range of products that people rely on every day.

International Paper is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers.  International Paper is proud to export approximately 23% of its North American production.

A leading manufacturer of containerboard and corrugated packaging, end products include corrugated boxes, bulk packaging, retail displays, specialty packaging and paper bags. Important market segments include food and beverage, fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as shipping and distribution.

Meanwhile, IP’s coated paperboard is used in packaging for food and beverages, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tobacco products, and juice and milk cartons. International Paper’s product line also includes just about every type of uncoated paper used in home offices, businesses and commercial printing applications. And its pulp business produces fluff pulp used to manufacture absorbent hygiene products like diapers, and market and tissue pulp that is used in the production of writing papers, tissue and towels. International Paper is dedicated to making people’s lives better by using renewable resources to make products people depend on every day.

Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 58,000 people, with offices in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper is able to service its global operation with greater flexibility in timing and more competitive options through the Port of Savannah’s 38 international shipping services — the most of any terminal in the U.S. Southeast.