In a state that is one of the nation’s most important for logistics, a railroad stoppage would have been a disaster. Fortunately, on Thursday, President Joe Biden announced an agreement had been reached between railroad companies and union leaders to avert a nationwide strike. The agreement means Georgia officials can breathe a little easier – for now anyway.

“Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) is pleased the parties involved have reached a tentative agreement, averting a rail stoppage. GPA liaisons are in constant communication with CSX and Norfolk Southern and will continue to follow developments closely,” said the GPA in a statement.  

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