Port of Savannah
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Port of Savannah articles below.
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.
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 coronavirus pandemic has forced industry leaders to rethink their supply chain and logistics strategies. The crisis may accelerate a trend toward localization, with industries choosing to go local for local.
The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.
Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.
Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.