May 8, 2015 - Industry News
In an operation the FBI called "theft and greed on a large scale," a former insurance broker has pleaded guilty to bilking nearly 800 trucking companies out of $3.7 million for phony cargo insurance.
Tags: Insurance, Georgia, Crime & Fraud
January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Marine ports in Georgia ended 2014 with growth in all cargo sectors, including a 10.2% increase in twenty-foot equivalent container units, and a 7.4% increase in total tonnage, according to new figures released by the Georgia Ports Authority.
Tags: Georgia, Freight, Ports, Port Trucking, Port of Savannah
October 23, 2014 - Industry News
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited a solid waste removal trucking company for five safety and health violations following an inspection at the company's Mableton, Georgia, facility.
Tags: Regulations, OSHA, Georgia, Enforcement
October 14, 2014 - Industry News
A former driver for a national trucking company pleaded guilty last week to charges, admitting he bribed employees in the Traffic Office at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany, Georgia in order to obtain lucrative freight hauling business for a period of six years.
Tags: Georgia, Crime & Fraud
September 3, 2014 - Industry News
Central Freight lines has purchased the LTL assets of Georgia based company Drug Transport, Inc. expanding its business into the state.
Tags: Georgia, LTL, Central Freight Lines, Mergers & Acquisitions
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
The Georgia Ports Authority reached an all-time high in container trade in July, moving 293,889 twenty-foot equivalent container units at Savannah’s Garden City Terminal, a 19.2% increase over the previous year.
Tags: Georgia, Intermodal, Ports, Port Trucking, Port of Savannah
August 6, 2014 - Industry News
Expect to see more South American produce coming directly into the southern U.S. at one facility due to the Georgia Ports Authority’s participation in a U.S. Department of Agriculture pilot program.
Tags: Georgia, Ports, Port Trucking
July 29, 2014 - Industry News
A record amount of containers and cargo moved through the Port of Savannah during the 2014 fiscal year that just ended, according to the Georgia Ports Authority.
June 23, 2014 - Industry News
Effective July 1, offenders who steal cargo from trucks loaded with controlled substances, or pharmaceuticals, valued at less than $10,000 would face fines up to $100,000 and/or up to 10 years in prison
Tags: Georgia, Cargo Theft, FreightWatch
April 16, 2014 - Industry News
A federal court has sentenced a Georgia woman after pleading guilty late last year in a double brokering scheme.
Tags: Georgia, Office of Inspector General, Crime & Fraud, Brokers
November 25, 2013 - Industry News
Tolls along the Georgia 400 in metro Atlanta are now gone with the wind, with the final fees being collected on Friday, but it may come with another price.
Tags: Tolls, Georgia
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