Gold sponsors


AMPORTS has been a leader in the global automotive service industry for over 60 years. With multiple locations in the United States and Mexico, AMPORTS is one of the largest automotive processors in North America. AMPORTS is committed to quality, safety, and providing our customers with seamless logistical solutions.

Atlantic Intermodal Services

Atlantic Intermodal Services provides superior drayage for clients in key markets across the East Coast. With locations in Atlanta, Charleston, Charlotte, Greensboro, Greer, Jacksonville, Norfolk and Savannah, we are perfectly positioned to help customers. Count on AIS as a powerful resource dedicated to getting your cargo to its destination on time.

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 services, transportation management, truckload, multimodal, and distribution and fulfillment.


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.

BMW of North America, LLC

As the leading premium automotive company in the U.S., BMW of North America has five major vehicle distribution centers around the country to import, process and distribute vehicles to its retailers. One of the five is the Brunswick, Ga. facility which handles all U.S. Southeast imports, processing approximately 82,800 vehicles in 2015.

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.

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.

Floor & Decor

Founded in 2000, Floor & Decor is a high growth, multi-channel specialty retailer of hard surface flooring and related accessories. We offer the industry's broadest in-stock assortment of tile, wood, laminate and natural stone flooring with decorative and installation accessories at everyday low prices.  

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.

Logistec USA Inc.

Logistec offers cargo handling, stevedoring, port logistics, storage and other services to help get products to market on time and on budget. We work with all types of dry bulk and breakbulk, including biomass, steel, and containers. Our experienced staff work closely with customers to develop customized supply chain solutions.

Murray County Industrial Development Authority

The Murray County Industrial Development Authority is committed to embracing a new way of doing business. As home of the new Appalachian Regional Port, a Georgia Ports Authority facility, the Murray County IDA is the perfect location for distribution and manufacturing. Also, check out our new Murray South Industrial Park.

Port of Nansha

Port of Nansha continues to be the fastest-growing deepwater port in South China on the Western Pearl River Delta. In 2019, we moved over 16 million TEUs, at our port which consists of 16 berths, and 61 cranes. In 2020, we will open our new Cold Storage Facility(9 floors), the opening of our fourth terminal,  and launch our new on-dock rail operations.

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 U.S. For more than 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.

SSA Cooper, LLC

SSA Cooper is a Savannah – based joint partnership between SSA Marine and Cooper/T. Smith providing stevedoring, CFS and off port warehousing. Our 80-plus years of experience coupled with an extensive inventory of equipment allow us to handle every type of cargo providing professional, timely and safe operations.


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 U.S. 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.


UNIS Fulfillment excels at complex distribution to retailers, as well as basic storage and value-added services. Our network of distribution centers and cross-docks has been strategically designed to reach 98 percent of U.S. markets within 48 hours – ideally suited for same-day and next-day deliveries. UNIS offers A full range of transportation services, from port drayage to truckload and dedicated fleets.