A&R Logistics announced it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Georgia Ports Authority to open an export supply chain facility for the US plastic resin industry. The project will be aimed at establishing a transportation and plastics packaging facility on GPA’s Ocean Terminal in Savannah GA to handle the anticipated significant increase in export plastic resins.
Commenting on the agreement, Dan Jaworski, senior vice-president– sales and marketing, said: "Approximately $50 billion is expected to be invested in the United States over the next 10 years by the plastics industry to expand production capacity. We are very pleased to partner with Georgia Ports Authority, one of the largest ports in the country, to offer an immediate solution to the shipper community. This facility is expected to be up and running by the fourth quarter of 2017."
Jaworski added: "A&R is opening this transportation and packaging facility to provide flexible and efficient supply chain alternatives for the export of plastic resins in the United States."