Georgia Ports Authority
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In total, PepsiCo, Duluth Trading, and WebstaurantStore will invest $400 million to expand in DaKalb, Bartow and Bryan counties.
Infrastructure and workforce are among the advantages driving Georgia’s business climate.
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 Free Trade Zones have taken on much greater importance as supply chain issues increase and demand for product grows from businesses and consumers.
By 2023, Savannah will add 230 acres of container space, increasing capacity at one of the nation's busiest ports.
The Port of Savannah’s Garden City container terminal, the nation’s largest single-terminal operation, is adding more ship-to-shore cranes.
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.
Priorities are shifting as businesses adapt to the impact of the pandemic on global supply chains. Resiliency and stability are now top concerns.
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.
The division of Hooker Furniture Corporation will open a distribution facility in Liberty County, GA, creating 50 new jobs.
The homemade pasta sauce maker will invest $20 million in a new food processing facility, bringing 250 jobs to Alma, GA.
To meet surging demand for additional longer-term storage space, the GPA will develop 145 acres next to the Port of Savannah.
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.
The company will establish a new distribution center in Austell, GA, creating 150 new jobs in the metro Atlanta region.
GE will expand its operations at three locations throughout the state, creating a total of 300 new jobs.
The company will invest more than $172 million to create two new manufacturing facilities at the Port Logistics Center in Pooler, GA.
The multinational transportation company will invest $5.5 million in an expansion of the Hapag-Lloyd Quality Service Center in Gwinnett County, GA.
The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the fast-growing Gainesville region.
Georgia ports achieved growth of 8.3 percent in total tonnage across all terminals during FY 2017.
Over the next 10 years, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to invest $152 million in improvements at the Port of Brunswick.