Diamond sponsors

Colonial Group, Inc.

Founded in 1921, Colonial Group is a third-generation led family of companies supported each day by more than 1,100 employees dedicated to delivering the highest levels of customer service. What began literally as one barrel of lubricating oil has grown into a bundle of diversified service and logistics businesses including: liquid/dry bulk terminaling; energy storage, marketing and distribution; fuel and lubricant services; industrial chemicals; manufacturing; marine vessel safety compliance; and retail convenience stores.

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.

Georgia Ports Authority

Georgia Ports Authority’s deepwater terminals in Savannah and Brunswick are vital links in the global supply chain. These gateway ports handle everything from retail shipments and refrigerated cargo, to cars, machinery, agri-bulk, breakbulk and project cargo. Growing volumes have made the Port of Savannah the nation’s fourth-busiest container terminal, and the GPA the second busiest U.S. hub for Ro/Ro traffic. Georgia’s ports provide direct interstate connections, on-terminal rail and 35 weekly container services.

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 Auto Processing, Inc.

International Auto Processing is proud to be the pioneer in vehicle processing operations at Brunswick, launching operations on Oct. 6, 1986. IAP handled more than 400,000 import and export units in 2016, and has processed more than 5.8 million vehicles during the last 30 years. IAP is dedicated to providing responsive, top quality vehicle processing services that meet or exceed customers’ expectations.

International Longshoremen’s Association Local #1414

For more than 70 years, the International Longshoremen’s Association LOCAL #1414 has been in the business of loading and unloading ships at the Port of Savannah. In addition to ship loading and unloading, LOCAL #1414 programs include safety, lift truck and jockey truck training. The men and women of LOCAL #1414 are committed to providing you with the very best of qualified labor at a moment’s notice.

LiftOne LLC

LiftOne is a family-owned, southern-based company with 17 branch locations in Ga., N.C., S.C., Ala. and Tenn. For over 85 years, LiftOne has delivered the highest levels of customer support and services – backed by dependable family ownership. We proudly represent Hyster® lift trucks, which are designed to meet our customers’ challenging requirements for dependability and cost of operation, while offering the highest quality and value in the industry. We are committed to being our customers’ trusted partner.

Moffatt & Nichol

Moffatt & Nichol is a leading U.S.-based global infrastructure advisor specializing in the planning and design of facilities that shape our coastlines, harbors and rivers as well as an innovator in the transportation complexities associated with the movement of freight. From offices throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and the Pacific Rim, the firm serves clients in the following key practice areas: marine terminals; coasts, water and the environment; waterfronts and marinas; transportation; inspection and rehabilitation; and energy.

OmniTRAX

OmniTRAX is a 2,700-acre, GRAD certified site located 12 miles from the Port of Savannah, offering industrial sites for companies seeking direct rail and highway access to the Port of Savannah and major U.S. markets. Learn more: savannahgatewayindustrialhub.com.

TradePort Logistics, LLC

TradePort Logistics is a premier provider of transloading, distribution center and fulfillment services to fast-moving, high-volume retailers and e-commerce merchants. In Savannah, we operate a 100-door cross-dock with 500 container parking spaces, capable of processing 20,000+ containers per year. TradePort also develops logistics facilities wherever needed.

Vopak Terminal Savannah, Inc.

Royal Vopak is the world's leading independent tank storage provider for the oil and chemical industry. The company operates 73 terminals in 26 countries with a combined storage capacity of 34.1 million cbm, with another 4.6 million cbm under development. Vopak's mission is to ensure safe, reliable and effective storage and handling of bulk liquid products at key marine locations that are critical to its customers around the world.