Logistics & Supply Chain
Georgia is the logistics and transportation hub of the Southeast and your direct access to the world.
With an extensive line-up of distribution and warehousing facilities, world-class supply chain infrastructure, and the nation’s fastest-growing port, Georgia is ready to move your product efficiently and seamlessly.
of the World's Top 3PL's Operate in Georgia
Rail System in the Southeast
of the U.S. Market is within a 2-Hour Flight or 2-Day Truck Drive
If your 3PL or distribution center is seeking to grow, Georgia is the place to be. When you choose Georgia, you are choosing a solid foundation of air, land and sea transportation that will enhance your business growth and keep you competitive in the global marketplace.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, contains 3 cargo complexes of more than 2 million sq. ft. of warehousing and has the only USDA-approved On-terminal Perishables Complex in the Southeast.
It also handles more than 625,000 metric tons of cargo on 32 air carriers including Delta Air Lines.
The Port of Savannah is experiencing the fastest growth of any port in America, with over 40 ocean carrier service calls per week – more than any other East Coast port. It also has dedicated on-terminal rail facilities for Norfolk Southern and CSX. If you need to move product, Georgia is the best place to do it.
Logistics giants like Delta Air Lines, UPS, Saia and Manhattan Associates are headquartered in Georgia and help to lower your cost of business and make you more profitable. Other world-renowned brands like The Home Depot, Coca-Cola and Gulfstream also make their home base of operations in Georgia.
Georgia’s extensive logistics line-up of distribution and warehousing companies strengthens your business’s reach to customers quickly and efficiently.
- 85% of the world’s top 3PLs operate in Georgia.
- Within 30 miles of the Port of Savannah, more than 3 million sq. ft. of warehousing is available – the largest concentration of import distribution centers on the East Coast.
- 80+ cold chain facilities located in Georgia with total 19.5 million sq. ft. of cold storage space.
- The Port of Savannah has more refrigerated container capacity than any other East or Gulf Coast terminal, with over 2,000 reefer rack slots.
On any given week, a combined 5.9 million tons of freight move across Georgia’s 1,200 miles of interstate highways, including I-75, I-85, I-95 and I-20, and 20,000 miles of federal and state highways.
With 5,000 miles of rail, Georgia has the most extensive rail system and largest intermodal hub in the Southeast. Georgia is served by two Class I railroads – CSX and Norfolk Southern – and 24 short-line companies.
The Center of Innovation for Logistics provides free consultation to Georgia companies, with analysis tailored to your business. This analysis can help you
- Compare logistical benefits between potential sites
- Evaluate road/rail routes and shipping lanes to recommend your best options
- Gather pricing estimates for shipping and storage
- Connect to providers of logistics, shipping and storage that best fit your needs
Georgia’s corporate tax rate has remained low at 6% for 50 years*, and it’s based on one factor: your sales inside Georgia. When you learn about our jobs tax credit and other incentives available to distribution centers, you’ll know why so many view Georgia as good for business.
*Effective January 2019, the corporate tax rate will lower to 5.75%.
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