BOSTON, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, is pleased to announce the PPI Transport Symposium 22 (TS22), to be held Sept. 25-27 in Savannah, Georgia is being supported by several key port partners including the host port, Georgia Ports Authority.
As the longest running conference and exhibition dedicated to the global forest products logistics industry, TS22, organized by RISI in association with IFPTA, is an optimal logistics industry event. The symposium creates an ideal platform to showcase and celebrate the achievements, expertise and services, provided by our partners. The 2017 Port Partners include:
Platinum: Georgia Ports Authority, Georgia Power, the International Longshoremen Association #1414, the International Longshoremen Association South Atlantic and Gulf Coast, and Page International Inc.
Find details about port partners here www.port-partners.transportsymposium.com.
The Port of Savannah, operated by the Georgia Ports Authority, has been involved in the transportation and handling of forest products since the city's founding in 1733. Savannah is the fourth busiest port and second busiest container exporter in the U.S.
April marked a record month for the Georgia Ports Authority. Total tonnage was up 13 percent across all ports. Savannah also welcomed the largest vessel to ever call the East Coast to date, the COSCO Development.
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RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries.
Headquartered in Boston, Ma., RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.
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