Prolific 2022 Development Expands DeKalb County Tax Base, Grows Investments

As originally published by The Daily Chronicle. During the past three years, record investment has generated epic volumes of development in DeKalb County. From 1987-2019, the DeKalb County Economic Development Corporation’s public and private partnerships have contributed to attract $2 billion of investment in the development of 10.8 million square feet of industrial space for the area. During the past three years alone, DeKalb County attracted $1.9 billion of investment in the development of 7.1 million square feet of space. More than $830 million was ... Read More

Post-Mortem: Lessons Learned from the 2022 Peak Season

The last few peak seasons have been volatile, and 2022 was no exception. Most retailers and supply chain professionals had no idea what to expect, given that 58% of holiday shoppers told Metapack that they would cut back on spending, and 59% of supply chain professionals expected the 2022 peak to be more challenging than the year before. Yet, despite those early concerns, sales numbers came out better than expected, according to data from Salesforce.  However, peak season still had its share of issues ... Read More

Hodie Meats Opens “State-of-the-Art” Further Processing Poultry Operation in Northeast Georgia

As originally published by The National Provisioner. Hodie Meats, a state-of-the-art further processing facility, has officially opened in the heart of Northeast Georgia’s poultry industry to serve a national customer base. The new operation is led by an experienced team of familiar names in the poultry industry, most of whom are from the region — including Ben Garcia, vice president of processing, and Amy Ward, vice president of sales. “Our leadership team has come together to service a huge demand in the U.S. supply ... Read More

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