Inland Port Will Benefit South Georgia

The executive director of the Cordele-Crisp County Industrial Development Council told members of the Tifton-Tift County Chamber of Commerce Thursday how Cordele’s planned inland port will benefit the region economically.  Bruce Drennan told a large crowd of Chamber members that Cordele Intermodal Services, Inc. will begin shipping containers to the Savannah port in October. The first containers will be filled with Union Compress cotton for shipment overseas…  The idea for an inland port in Cordele began seven years ago, Drennan said. Georgia Tech conducted three feasibility studies and discovered an inland port at Cordele was feasible. He said the community wanted to make maximum use of its railroads and an inland port seemed to fit.
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