As published online at businesssavannah.com: In a pivotal scene of the movie “Scarface,” Cuban refugee Tony Montana (played by Al Pacino) watches as a Pan American blimp passes him overhead with the slogan “The World is Yours” electronically scrolling across its massive side. Although that movie came out more than 30 years ago, that phrase has never been more true than right now.
This year’s Generation NEXT conversation began with a nod to community and ingenuity, harnessing the group of 20’s collective minds for a deeper discussion facing Savannah’s business community. Get to know our winners, also featured in our January/February 2017 New Frontiers issue, here.
SAVANNAH, Ga. – Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently promoted Jackie Johnson to director of sales. In that role, she will be responsible for procuring new sales leads and all new business for services offered to beneficial cargo owners throughout North America. She will continue to report to the company president.
Page International, Inc., a Savannah-based worldwide logistics service provider, recently promoted Brianne Chadziutko to senior manager of exports.
As published online at Savannah CEO; December 9, 2016 – Do you remember the tile-matching puzzle video game Tetris made popular in the 1980s? In it, geometric shapes composed of four randomly arranged square blocks fall down the screen. The player’s objective is to manipulate these shapes by moving them sideways or rotating the pieces 90 degrees in order to create a horizontal line of 10 like units. Once the player lines up 10 blocks in a row, they would disappear, making more room for the next blocks falling from the sky.
Savannah, Ga. – December 5, 2016 – As released by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) – Four new Super Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Garden City Terminal Monday, bringing the Port of Savannah’s total to 26, more than any other terminal in the U.S.
As originally published in Business In Savannah – Business today practically moves at the speed of light. International trade, fierce worldwide competition, excessive governmental laws and regulations, just-in-time inventories, labor strikes, and various other economic and political factors can all impact our complex supply chain. In such a fast-paced environment – and especially for companies that export their products around the globe – it is imperative to have an international logistics provider looking out for your best interests at all times.
By Eric Johnson – Monday, 2016 October 31 – Japan’s three major ocean carriers – MOL, NYK Line and “K” Line – have agreed to spin off their container divisions and merge them July 1, according to a joint statement released Monday morning in Japan. The carriers have long been mooted as partners in a liner shipping environment where excess capacity and slow demand for containerized goods has hurt the bottom lines of nearly every carrier.