Platinum Sponsors

California Cartage Company LLC

Since 1944, when California Cartage Company made its first delivery, it has become an industry leader in trucking, warehousing, and deconsolidation. With its seven logistics companies, Cal Cartage operates over 1,200 trucks and over five million square feet of warehouse space throughout the United States and Mexico.


CenterPoint Properties

CenterPoint Properties is focused on the development, acquisition and management of industrial property and transportation infrastructure that enhances business and government supply chain efficiency. The company invests in major coastal and inland port logistics markets anchoring North America’s principal freight lanes.


Georgia Department of Economic Development

Continuously ranked the No. 1 state for business, Georgia’s world-class logistics infrastructure moves peoples, products and services quickly and efficiently around the world. Georgia has international representatives in 11 key global markets, while more than 3,000 international companies and approximately 70 foreign governments call the state home.


Georgia International Rail Park

The Georgia International Rail Park, opening Q1 2019, is a 1,500 acre master-planned park, located 13 miles West of the Georgia Ports Authority Garden City Container Terminal and served directly by both Norfolk Southern and CSX.   The Georgia International Rail Park provides an ideal geographic location and advantage for importers and exporters, manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution.


Insurance Office of America (IOA)

Insurance Office of America (IOA) leads the marketplace by serving clients, community and each other. Set apart by a desire to make the complex simple, we do not just conduct business transactions, but honor the value of authentic relationships by speaking and acting as advocates of our clients.


International Longshoremen's Association Local 2046

The ILA 2046 specializes in a highly skilled labor pool of maintenance and repair mechanics of chassis, containers and refrigeration to service our industry needs. Servicing the maritime industry for over 40 years with highly trained and skilled mechanics. We take great pride in our work relations with the GPA and our maritime community.


International Longshoremen's Association, South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District, AFL-CIO

The South Atlantic and Gulf Coast District is one of two Districts within the International Longshoremen's Association, AFL-CIO. The SAGCD embraces ports from North Carolina along the Atlantic Coast to Florida and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida to Texas. The SAGCD includes 32 ports and 64 locals representing the workers in those ports.


R. B. Baker

R. B. Baker is a builder of transportation and infrastructure projects, port facilities, commercial and industrial developments, and landfills throughout the southeastern US. For over 20 years we’ve worked hard at building lasting relationships with owners, engineers, and vendors. Our motto of “Honesty…Safety…Integrity…” stands as our solid commitment to every client.


R. K. Johns & Associates, Inc.

R. K. Johns & Associates, Inc., a management consulting firm, has served maritime transportation businesses since 1987. The firm provides a range of research, advice and related consultancy services to the transportation and logistics industry, including: port authorities and private terminal operators, ocean carriers, shipyards, ship owners and operators, transportation intermediaries/3PLs, and financial institutions.


Rail Link

Rail Link, a Genesee & Wyoming Company, provides railroad transportation services to nine East Coast and Gulf ports and is also a supplier of railroad switching and related services to a variety of industrial users nationwide.


SunTrust Banks, Inc.

SunTrust is one of the nation's leading banking organizations, delivering large bank services through local approval and delivery channels. Our professionals have the expertise to create tailored solutions and provide strategic counsel to help you focus your time and resources on what matters most - your organization's mission.


Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics is a leading independent provider of global factory-to-dealer transport solutions for the automotive, agricultural and construction equipment industries. The company also specialises in handling complex project cargoes such as rail cars, power generators, mining equipment and yachts. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics’ sophisticated supply chain management services ensure an efficient integration of ocean transportation, inland distribution, terminal handling and technical services.