Port of Savannah

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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 Harbor

Port Of Savannah Completes Harbor Deepening Project

Thanks to a deepening project at Savannah Harbor, exporters using the Port of Savannah have a greater opportunity to move goods overseas.
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.
Ports & FTZs

Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth.
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.
logistics strategies

Logistics Industry Focus: Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

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.
GPA Georgia Ports Authority

Georgia Shippers Moving Goods To Front Lines Of COVID-19 Battle

The Georgia Ports Authority is helping importers to get critical equipment and supplies into the hands of frontline health workers.

Swiss Manufacturer Investing $13.6M In First U.S. Facility

Preci-Dip will create 100 jobs at its new electronic connector pin manufacturing facility in Bryan County, GA.
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. 
Gainsville, GA

Georgia To Create New Inland Port

The Northeast Georgia Inland Port will serve the fast-growing Gainesville region.
Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ)

Ports & FTZs: The Value of Entry

Whether going on a business trip, exporting cars or utilizing the benefits of an FTZ, you’ll experience firsthand how the U.S. Customs and Border Protection entity lives up to its mission of “enabling legitimate trade and travel.”
Savannah

Home Goods Manufacturer Creating 200 Jobs In Georgia

Safavieh will invest $60 million in its new 1.1. million square foot Savannah, GA distribution facility.
Hardin County TN

Boat Seat Manufacturer Growing In Tennessee

The Wise Company, Inc. will expand its Hardin County, TN production and warehouse space, adding 74 new jobs.
Port of Savannah Georgia

Savannah Notches Record Cargo Volume

Georgia’s largest port moved nearly 4 million containers in 2015, an increase of 11.7 percent over the previous year.

Rankings & Awards

March / April 2022 Issue

March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

Business Facilities' March / April 2022 issue focuses on the global supply chain, logistics, foreign direct investment, industrial parks, manufacturing, life sciences, and more.
Virginia Business Climate Award

Virginia’s El Koubi Accepts 2021 State of the Year—Best Overall Business Climate Award

Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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