Hiroyuki Ishige was polite, but he didn’t mince words. The chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization, which promotes mutual trade between Japan and the rest of the world, had traveled to Atlanta from New York on Oct. 20 to deliver his remarks at a Japan-U.S. Investment Partnership Forum. Although he had plenty Read more
Germany-based GEBHARDT Logistics Solutions Inc. is moving into a new 30,000-square-foot warehouse in Gwinnett County as it continues its expansion in the U.S. Based in the German city of Cham near the Czech Republic border, Gebhardt makes specialized racks, dollies and carts for the shipping and storage of items that require specific care or configuration. Read more
Innovation at United Parcel Service Inc. stretches all the way back to its founding in 1907 when James E. Casey started the American Messenger Co. with two bicycles, a telephone and six messengers, according to Alan Amling, a UPS corporate strategist and panelist at the upcoming World Trade Day conference to be held at the Read more
As the Netherlands-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast helps connect Dutch companies around the region, it often unearths innovative firms with Georgia operations that show how the Netherlands punches above its weight in global trade, technology and logistics. Recently, the chamber caught up with MediCapital Group’s U.S. director, Ramon van Maaren, to discuss how the company uses its offices Read more
Companies looking to navigate the rapid change occurring in India’s tax and infrastructure landscape can gain an updated overview at the upcoming India’s Supply Chain conference in metro Atlanta March 3. India is on the cusp of substantial shifts to its logistics scene, with its federal government now in the planning stages of implementing the Goods and Services Read more
Savannah saw its largest-ever container ship July 13, the first to call on the port after passing through the recently expanded Panama Canal.
Georgia Ports Authority’s saw a 23 percent increase in trade with Israel last year, enough to warrant recognition from the top organization promoting business with the country in the Southeast U.S.
When Chinese New Year rolls around, it’s pretty much always the same story: Other than train traffic and fireworks sales, the world’s second largest economy grinds to a halt as hundreds of millions migrate home to be with family.