First Annual Savannah Logistics Lunch: Cold Chain and Perishables

August 18, 2015

Presented by the Center of Innovation for Logistics and HunterMaclean, this first annual event offered a regional, in depth focus from the Georgia Logistics Summit. The sold-out crowd of over 200 attendees at the Savannah Logistics Lunch heard from GDOT planning director Jay Roberts and Center of Innovation for Logistics director Jannine Miller before the keynote panel discussion on Cold Chain and Perishables.

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
11:30 am- 1:30 pm


Registration and networking – 11:30

Welcome – 11:45

Brad Harmon is a partner at HunterMaclean and leads the firm’s logistics practice, assisting logistics, 3PL, and warehousing clients with their business transaction needs.

Logistics Update

Jannine Miller serves as director of the Center of Innovation for Logistics and works to fuel logistics industry growth and global competitiveness in Georgia.

Transportation Update

Jay Roberts is the planning director for the State of Georgia at the Georgia Department of Transportation, where his projects include developing and implementing the STIP.

Panel Discussion on Cold Chain and Perishables

Chris Logan is the senior director for trade and development for the Georgia Ports Authority. He focuses on expanding relationships with importers, exporters, and 3PLs.

Ross Maple is the director of business strategy at Nordic Logistics and works to provide controlled and logistics distribution services to the Southeast.

Bo Warren is the director of the Center of Innovation for Agribusiness and is responsible for generating business for Georgia’s $72 billion agriculture industry.

Lee Woodham is the president of FreshPoint Atlanta and is responsible for inside and outside sales, human resources, processing, operations, transportation, and finance.

Colin McRae (moderator) is a partner at HunterMaclean and practices in the areas of transportation, logistics, admiralty, and business litigation.

Closing – Brad Harmon, HunterMaclean (1:30)

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, and this article by Savannah Morning News reporter Katie Martin.