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Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns.


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Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns.

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Logistics: Building A Resilient Supply Chain

Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns.

Georgia Ports Authority Reaches Milestone On Mason Mega Rail Terminal

Rail cars are now traveling newly installed track linking Garden City Terminal’s Chatham and Mason rail yards, which boosts on-terminal storage capacity by 35 percent.

Home Meridian International Investing $23.5M In Georgia Expansion

The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs. 

La Regina Atlantica To Open First U.S. Food Processing Facility In Georgia

The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.

Georgia: E-Commerce Boom Favors Savannah

To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.

Port Of Savannah Moved Most Export Containers In Start Of 2020

Among Savannah’s top export commodities, raw cotton, wood pulp, and kaolin clay were the biggest gainers for the first five months of the year.

US Elogistics Service Investing $4M In Georgia

The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region. 

GE Appliances Investing $130M In Georgia

GE will expand its operations at three locations throughout the state, creating a total of 300 new jobs.

Plastic Express Creating 166 Jobs In Georgia

The company will invest more than $172 million to create two new manufacturing facilities at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler, GA. 

Hapag-Lloyd America Creating Over 360 Jobs In Georgia

The multinational transportation company will invest $5.5 million in an expansion of the Hapag-Lloyd Quality Service Center in Gwinnett County, GA.

Georgia To Create New Inland Port

The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the fast-growing Gainesville region.

Georgia Ports See Surge In Private Investments, Record Cargo Volumes

Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017. 

Georgia Ports Authority To Invest $152M In Brunswick

Over the next 10 years, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to invest $152 million in improvements at the Port of Brunswick.

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Will Workers Resign Due To Handling Of COVID-19 Pandemic?

Two in five office workers plan to resign and find a new job based on how their company handled the COVID-19 pandemic, reveals a new survey.

Snapshots: 60 Seconds with Matt Hurlbutt, Greater Rochester Enterprise

Matt Hurlbutt, President & CEO, Greater Rochester Enterprise, discusses the region's Economic Gardening program, along with its status as a high-tech, life sciences and food processing hub.

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Location Spotlight: Game-changing Logistics Hub in Northwest Ohio

A nationally acclaimed logistics development company is preparing to unveil a master-planned park which will be able to accommodate more than 4 million square feet of industrial space. This park will also lay adjacent to one the country’s most critical intermodal terminals. NorthPoint Development is on a fast track to putting up the $250 million park which is expected to serve as a significant advantage for industrial supply chains in the Midwest.

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NESA: What Makes Your Business Run?

NESA is a regional, non-profit, economic development organization that serves nine counties in the northeastern corner of South Carolina. Our primary objective is to create jobs for the residents of the region by working within the existing industry base and recruiting new companies.