J. Scott Trubey

Business, Logistics

Norfolk Southern Breaks Ground on Atlanta HQ

Norfolk Southern Gene J. Puskar/Associated Press

Railroad giant Norfolk Southern held a ceremonial turning of dirt March 26 to mark construction of the company’s new Midtown Atlanta headquarters, but the process of moving personnel from Virginia to Atlanta already is underway.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 27, 2019
Business, Logistics, TCA

Georgia Ports Shrug Off Trade Worries, Post Record Year

Port of Savannah Port of Savannah by Stephen B. Morton/AP

Georgia’s seaports shook off fears of global trade tensions and the early days of the partial government shutdown to post another record year of freight traffic in calendar year 2018, a sign the economy remains sound despite recent turmoil.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 30, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

$127 Million Savannah Port Rail Hub Expected to Take 200,000 Trucks Off State’s Freeways

Stephen Morton/Georgia Ports Authority

On March 27, the Georgia Ports Authority held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the $126.7 million Mason Mega Rail Terminal, a sprawling rail yard GPA Executive Director Griff Lynch said will provide better connections to the main CSX and Norfolk Southern rail networks as well as provide direct access to coveted Midwestern cities such as St. Louis and Chicago.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
March 27, 2018
Government, Business, Logistics, TCA

E-Commerce Hubs and New Expansion Projects Coming to Savannah Port

Georgia Ports Authority

Georgia’s ports enjoyed a record-breaking year for cargo in the past fiscal year, and that growth is a driver for private investment expected to bring hundreds of new logistics jobs to the Savannah region.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
October 13, 2017
TCA

Oceans of Cargo Fueling Growth in Atlanta

Georgia Ports Authority/Stephen B. Morton

If you live near Atlanta or other parts of the Southeast, chances are the shoes you bought from Amazon, the chandelier from Home Depot or the shower curtain from Wal-mart probably spent at least some of its life at a metro distribution center.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
May 31, 2017
TCA

UPS to Get $27 Million in Incentives for New Atlanta Hub

John Taggart/Bloomberg News

Shipping giant UPS Inc. could receive an incentive package totaling more than $27 million for a new regional distribution hub near Fulton County Airport that will create mostly part-time jobs, according to an analysis by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

J. Scott Trubey | The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
November 18, 2016