When competition spurs investment, shippers stand to benefit regardless of their port preference. A variety of factors — harbor depths, ocean services, on- and near-dock intermodal facilities, rail lift capacity, and inland reach — will determine where shippers will funnel Asia imports heading to Chicago and the Ohio Valley sweet spot farther east.
26 Oct 2016
Cranking up profits and gaining freight, the multiregional less-than-truckload carrier looks to fill one of the last large gaps in its coverage.
24 Oct 2016
After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.
21 Oct 2016
Old Dominion Freight Lines avoided damage and used technology and phones to keep close contact with customers as storm and flooding pummeled its home state.
15 Sep 2016
The intensity of industrial real estate activity around the Georgia port underscores the strong demand nationally for logistics properties as well as shipper implementation of long-term plans to use Southeast versus West Coast ports to access inland markets.
22 Aug 2016
The new agreement highlights how Savannah, along with a handful of other U.S. ports, are tapping intermodal rail networks connected to inland hubs
25 Jul 2016
27 May 2016
"If you don't have the infrastructure outside your gates, you're dead in the water."
05 May 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority said Thursday it will be taking a new approach to the SOLAS container weight rule.
26 Apr 2016
A sharp turnaround in industrial real estate activity around the Savannah port underscores the white-hot demand nationally for logistics properties as well as shippers putting in place long-term plans to use Southeast versus West Coast ports to access the regional market.
31 Jan 2016
The Georgia Ports Authority grew import volumes through Savannah at rates far exceeding its Southeast competitors and the U.S. as a whole, in large part by attracting big-box retailers such as Home Depot, Target and IKEA to establish import distribution centers nearby. But forces coming to bear on the retail industry, including e-commerce and a relentless need to drive out costs, are changing the picture at Savannah.
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