The government wants to develop a high capacity, low unit cost shipping network.
Port officials told JOC.com they aim to use the new CSX Transportation double-stack rail service to siphon regional North and South Carolina shippers, both importers and exporters, away from ports in states farther north and south.
Robust demand is expected to push US poultry export volume higher this year.
When it comes to poultry, the Port of Savannah has plenty to crow about.
Port Houston's Roger Guenther on 2016 context, expectations for 2017, resin market impact and $1.3 billion infrastructure investments plans.
Pacific Northwest ports believe the true competitive edge will come from faster cargo velocity at the terminals.