Georgia Port Authority
Georgia’s Port Authority has been a major driving factor for economic development for Georgians. As part of their mission, GPA is committed to customer service and experience by ensuring their port facilities are the most efficient in the nation. Through innovative technology and operations, GPA maintains a competitive edge and continues to identify opportunities for more growth and better performance.
During January’s Supply Chan Lunch and Learn, David Porter, Regional Sales Manager at GPA, will discuss GPA’s recent record breaking year and how Savannah continues to be the fastest growing port in the U.S. Porter will also highlight the Appalachian Regional Port and how the development has increased opportunities for Tennessee, Kentucky, and Alabama.
Join us and see how your business can connect to GPA’s resources and
David Porter has been with the Georgia Ports Authority for 17 years. David’s experience within the Port Industry began in Vessel Operations. From there he has experienced multiple positions with the Port’s Operations Department including Crane, Container and Intermodal Operations. In 2014 he transitioned from Port Operations into the Trade Development Department within the Georgia Ports Authority. In this role David covers territories in the U.S. Southeast and Pacific Northwest. It is his responsibility to convert Cargo Owners using other ports to utilize the Port of Savannah and drive industry into the U.S. Southeast.
David works with the local and State of Georgia transportation industries as a member of the National Propeller Club and Savannah Traffic Club.
David is a graduate of Georgia Southern University where he studied Business Administration with an emphasis on Logistics in Intermodal Transportation.