Gold Sponsors

Averitt Express

Averitt Express provides global freight transportation and supply chain management with a single point of contact - The Power of One. Customized solutions include cross-border, dedicated, expedited ground/air, intermodal COFC/TOFC, international ocean/air, local customization, less-than-truckload, PortSide®, retail solutions, temperature-controlled, transportation management, truckload, multimodal and warehousing.


BIG RED INC, an authorized dealer for Taylor Machine Works, carries the full line of Taylor forklifts, loaded and empty container handlers, and reach stackers.  We carry new and used equipment, for sale or lease, to serve you and your customers' needs.

CSX Transportation

CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products.

Damco Distribution Services, Inc. (DDSI)

Damco Distribution Services Inc. (DDSI) is a world-class provider of customized distribution solutions through the following core services: DC Bypass, Fulfillment, Transload and Cross Dock, Value Added Services, Facility and Yard Management, and Visibility / IT Solutions. DBA as Hudd Transportation providing drayage services in Savannah Georgia leasing 105 Owner Operators.

Environmental International Corporation

Environmental International Corporation provides practical and cost-effective multimedia environmental engineering services on a global scale. Our offerings include site assessments, environmental audits, risk and hazard evaluation, property acquisition/divestment services, litigation support, warehouse compliance, forensic engineering, greenhouse gas evaluations, waste minimization, multimedia remediation, water and wastewater treatment, sustainability evaluation, and related services.

Evans General Contractors

Evans General Contractors provides comprehensive design/build and general contracting services in the manufacturing, industrial, office and healthcare markets. From conceptual project development through final completion, we provide value that exceeds our clients’ expectations.

Georgia Stevedore Association

The Georgia Stevedore Association represents the stevedoring management companies who, in concert with the Georgia Ports Authority and ILA, ensure the Ports of Savannah and Brunswick provide the highest level of service to all customers.  We strive to provide the safest, most cost-efficient, and reliable services possible.

ITS Technologies & Logistics, LLC

Operating at 27 depots, 9 rail terminals, and 4 ports in the U.S., Mexico, and Costa Rica, ConGlobal Industries (CGI) and ACS / LanPort (ACS) provide M&R, storage, equipment sales, and refrigerated container services, with a total storage capacity of 210,000 TEUs.   
CGI and ACS are subsidiaries of ITS Technologies & Logistics. 

JIT Warehousing & Logistics, LLC

JIT offers World Class warehousing, trucking, shipside delivery, intermodal services, specialty hauling, crane services, cross docking, escort services and more. Savannah facilities offers over a million square feet of inside storage and over 10 acres of outside storage. CSX & 2 N/S rail sidings. JIT is your turn key, Just-In-Time operator.

Keen Transport, Inc.

Keen is the premier provider of specialized logistics in North America. We are an asset based heavy haul carrier with 14 facilities strategically located at all major US ports along with several inland locations. Keen provides: shipping floor functions, storage, exercise, final assembly, modification, painting, welding, fabrication and 3PL services.

McDonald Development Company

McDonald Development Company specializes in the development, leasing and management of industrial and business parks. McDonald’s standards of excellence are reflected in the quality of our properties. As one of the southeast’s leading privately-held development companies, our goal is to be the developer of choice for tenants, brokers, owners and investors.

Port of Nansha

Port of Nansha is the fastest growing deep-water port in South China. Part of the Guangzhou Port Group, it is the 7th largest port in the world, with over 17 million TEUs a year. Port of Nansha continues to set growth records. In 2016, it moved over 5 million TEUs and worked over 15 mega vessels. Port of Nansha has over 16 berths, 61 Quay Cranes, and CY capacity of 350,000 TEUs. It attracts many clients and serves the top 20 ocean carriers, with 67 international services to Europe, America, Middle East, and the Med.

Ports America

Ports America is the largest terminal operator and stevedore in the United States, operating in more than 42 ports and 80 locations. With a highly skilled labor force, Ports America has the expertise to manage all types of cargo, including container, bulk, breakbulk/project, automotive, RoRo, cruise, and maintenance and repair.


Terracon is an engineering consulting firm providing geotechnical, environmental, construction materials engineering and testing. Since 1965, our employee-owned firm has provided tailored services to meet our clients’ objectives. We help our clients succeed in their business ventures by executing projects effectively, controlling costs, and managing risk.


TOTE is a leading transportation and logistics company, overseeing some of the most trusted companies in the US. TOTE Maritime Alaska and TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico bring unmatched reliability and service to the far corners of the United States. TOTE Services offers leading edge ship management services for commercial and Government vessels. TOTE is part of the Saltchuk family of companies.