Hanjin Container Lines Enters Bankruptcy

September 1, 2016 - The bankruptcy filing on Wednesday, August 31, of Korean shipping giant Hanjin is causing headaches, delays and an immediate increase in rates for all importers of indoor and outdoor furniture and home accents for the U.S. market. 

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Georgia Ports Extend Chassis Pool Agreement

Furniture Today, August 16, 2016 - SAVANNAH, Ga. – The Georgia Ports Authority has extended its multiyear agreement with the South Atlantic Chassis Pool of Consolidated Chassis Management to provide the region with a “gray” chassis pool, a fleet of chassis that can be used by any trucking line to serve any port terminal in the Southeastern U.S.

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Crane Delivery Marks S.C. Ports as Big-Ship Ready

Furniture Today, August 8, 2016 - CHARLESTON, S.C. — The delivery of two super post-Panamax cranes at South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) on Friday marked a significant milestone in the Port's big ship readiness, to be followed in the coming years by the completion of the Wando Welch wharf project and harbor deepening to 52 feet.

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Manna Taps Tennant to Manage Distribution Centers

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, August 11, 2016

MENDOTA HEIGHTS, Minn. – Manna Freight Systems has named Brian Tennant director of distribution centers.

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Ga. Ports Approve 2nd Inland Terminal

Powell Slaughter - Furniture Today, July 25, 2016

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The board of the Georgia Ports Authority has approved a spending package of $19.7 million to construct the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth, Ga.

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