“Yes, there is more money needed for it, but if we’re truly looking for projects that will have a meaningful payback to the nation, this is the project.”
31 Aug 2015
The port of Savannah has had blistering year so far, with huge volume increases and market share gains in the Southeast and nationally. But for the leader of the Georgia Ports Authority, any optimism tied to being the fastest growth major U.S. port this year must be tempered by continuing difficulties at other East Coast ports that could end up affecting Savannah
24 Aug 2015
As U.S. auto sales surge, U.S. Southeast port are shifting into high gear to win that highly profitable roll-on, roll-off cargo.
10 Aug 2015
Ports in the U.S. Southeast — the country’s fastest growing — are aggressively spreading their intermodal rail reach into the hinterland, giving shippers facing higher truck rates and capacity shortages an added incentive.
25 Jun 2015
Northern Nevada tops the list for shippers in advanced manufacturing interested in returning to or expanding existing facilities in the U.S., according to recent study from a national site-selection firm. And while the cost of logistics didn’t figure quantitatively into the firm’s ultimate rankings, total landed costs did.
19 Jun 2015
Preliminary studies for the proposed Jasper Ocean Terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border will continue during the next fiscal year with $2.5 million in funding from the states’ port authorities.
15 Jun 2015
UPS Capital, a subsidiary of the same-named parcel carrier, recently announced its acquisition of Parcel Pro, the leading independent logistics provider for the jewelry, wristwatch and collectibles industries. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
03 Jun 2015
CaroTrans is launching a new weekly less-than-container-load service between Southeastern U.S. and Japanese markets, cutting out transshipment and avoiding congestion at ports in Los Angeles and Busan.
21 May 2015
The Port of Savannah is ramping up its refrigerated cargo capacity after substantial year-over-year growth in reefer cargo at the Georgia port.
18 May 2015
The Port of Savannah posted record container volumes in April, a potential sign that shippers who were once looking for a temporary haven from U.S. West Coast port disruption may have found a more permanent home on the East Coast.
01 May 2015
Despite sluggish volumes, higher pricing helped boost first-quarter earnings to record levels, freight carrier Saia reported this week.
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