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PepsiCo Georgia

Advanced Manufacturing, Distribution Projects Add 649 Jobs In Georgia

In total, PepsiCo, Duluth Trading, and WebstaurantStore will invest $400 million to expand in DaKalb, Bartow and Bryan counties.
Georgia economic development

Governor’s Report: Growth In Georgia Pushes Forward

Infrastructure and workforce are among the advantages driving Georgia’s business climate.
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[VIDEO] GPA’s Cross-dock Warehouse Taking Shape

Georgia Ports Authority is building a new big ship berth at Garden City Terminal, which will provide 1.5 million TEUs of annual berth capacity and allow GPA to serve four 16,000-TEU vessels and three other ships simultaneously.
Ports And FTZs

Ports And FTZs: Searching For A Safe Port

Ports and Free Trade Zones have taken on much greater importance as supply chain issues increase and demand for product grows from businesses and consumers.
Savannah

Port Of Savannah To Add 1.6M TEUs Of Capacity

By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.
Georgia Valdosta-Lowndes

Georgia: Gateway For Global Trade

The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
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Griff Lynch: GPA Speeds Infrastructure Projects

Georgia Ports Authority is expediting improvements to handle unprecedented cargo volumes. GPA has approved projects to increase annual capacity at the Port of Savannah by 1.4 million twenty-foot equivalent container units.
supply chain

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.
Mason Mega Rail Terminal

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.
Liberty County

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. 
Alma, Georgia

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.
e-commerce

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

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.
Austell, GA

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.
Savannah

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. 
Gwinnett County, 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.
Gainsville, GA

Georgia To Create New Inland Port

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

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

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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