Podcast: Savannah Logistics Lunch August 18, 2015

August 18, 2015

The first annual Savannah Logistics Lunch was held at the Embassy Suites Savannah Airport on August 18, 2015.  Presented by HunterMaclean and the Center for Innovation in Logistics, the Logistics Lunch offered a regional, in-depth focus from the Georgia Logistics Summit.

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Brad Harmon is a partner at HunterMaclean and leads the firm’s logistics practice. He opened the event and welcomed the attendees:


Logistics Update

Jannine Miller serves as director of the Center of Innovation for Logistics . She gave an overview of the logistics industry in Georgia: its growth, role in attracting companies to Georgia, and contribution to the state’s economy.

Jannine Miller presentation:


Transportation Update

Jay Roberts is the planning director for the State of Georgia at the Georgia Department of Transportation. His presentation included a summary of the new Transportation bill (HB 170) and an update on transportation projects in and around the Savannah area.

Jay Roberts PowerPoint Slides

Jay Roberts presentation podcast:


Panel Discussion on Cold Chain and Perishables

HunterMaclean attorney Colin McRae moderated the panel, which addressed the growth opportunities of cold chain and perishable sectors in the Coastal Georgia region.

Perishables Panel discussion and audience Q&A:

Closing –  Brad Harmon, HunterMaclean

For more information on the Savannah Logistics Lunch, you can read this article by Colin McRae and Brad Harmon that appeared in Business in Savannah, this article that appeared in SavannahCEO, and this article by Savannah Morning News reporter Katie Martin.

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