The goal of the Department is to use a strategic approach to provide well-planned transportation investments to accommodate freight growth and logistics needs statewide.
State Transportation Board Adopts Statewide Freight Corridor Network
The State Transportation Board voted to adopt the official Freight Corridor Network during the August 2013 monthly meeting. The official network presents a cohesive and complete map of the state’s priority of roads for freight movements. The map highlights the key strategic highway routes that handle the flow of freight to and from locations in Georgia.
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Freight & Logistics Plan
Importance of Freight
Freight and logistics demand is a critical component in Georgia’s economy. As described in the Governor’s Task Force on Freight & Logistics Final Report, the logistics industry in Georgia makes up 18 percent of the State’s gross state product (GSP). There are 5,000 companies providing logistics services. These companies employ 110,000 Georgians and generate over $50 billion in sales annually. Additionally, there are over 30,000 companies in Georgia that rely on the logistics industry to move goods through supply chains. These companies employ over 700,000 people and generate over a half trillion dollars of annual revenue.
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