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July 23 - Fourth Annual Savannah Logistics Lunch Focuses on Managing More for the Future

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Savannah Business Journal Staff Report

July 23, 2018 - The Savannah Logistics Lunch, co-presented by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Center of Innovation for Logisticsand HunterMaclean, was held on Friday, July 20 at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center.

The Savannah Logistics Lunch continues to attract a large number of attendees as it brings together nationally recognized industry experts to discuss a specific topic related to logistics. This year’s event attracted approximately 300 attendees and included a keynote panel discussion on Managing More for the Future. Panelists discussed topics such as managing infrastructure, technology, and workforce for more cargo, transparency, and expectations.  

Guests were greeted by HunterMaclean’s Managing Partner Brad Harmon followed by a video message from the Honorable Buddy Carter. Georgia Center of Innovation for Logistics Associate Director Sandra Lake gave an update on the Centers of Innovation and reflected on the 2018 Georgia Logistics Summit. A regional and statewide update followed, given by Georgia State Transportation Board Vice Chair Ann Purcell.

HunterMaclean litigator and transportation attorney Christopher R. Jordan moderated the panel, which included Erin Donnelly, Director of Delivery Analytics for The Home Depot; John Edwards, Vice President of TradePort Logistics; Howard Finkel, Executive Vice President, Trade Division for COSCO Container Lines Americas, Inc.; and Carl Warren, Director of Port Development for CSX Transportation.

 

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