Savannah’s port volumes mean strong drayage demand
Year-to-date inbound volumes into Savannah are up close to 10% through August, making it the fastest-growing import gateway into the U.S.
Savannah is expanding along the water to handle larger vessels and is over the half-way mark on its $220 million intermodal rail project, the Mason Mega terminal. Along with those moves, Savannah is adding another eight lanes to its truck gates, bringing the total number of gates to 56.
Jeff Banton, president of Atlantic Intermodal Service (AIS), said the gates are important for keeping up with truck volumes. He said Savannah saw a record-breaking 12,000 gate moves in one day in August. (more…)Read more
Atlantic Intermodal Services Receives Trucker of the Year Award
Charleston, SC: Atlantic Intermodal Services (AIS) in Charleston, South Carolina was awarded Trucker of the Year for providing outstanding service in the intermodal industry. Evergreen Shipping Agency Corporation presented the award. Atlantic Intermodal Services is part of the IMC Companies family of brands. (more…)Read more