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WTCSav Partner International Business of the Year

Nov 07, 2017


SAVANNAH, GA, USA - On November 2, D. J. Powers, was named the World Trade Center Savannah (WTCSav) International Business of the Year at the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Banquet. 

This award recognizes companies that excel in international trade and acknowledges the importance of trade to the Savannah region’s economy. The WTCSav International Business of the Year Award is presented to encourage and recognize exemplary corporate leadership for international business or trade that advances relations between the U.S. and other nations as well as creates quality jobs in the Savannah region.

Established in 1930, D. J. Powers is one of Georgia's first freight forwarders and customs brokerage firms. It is also one of the fastest growing logistics companies in the state. Headquartered in Savannah, Georgia, D. J. Powers operates seven U.S. offices, four overseas offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands; Ningbo, China; Shanghai, China; and Shenzhen, China, along with having a network of over 175 affiliated offices worldwide. With a global reach and world-class IT capabilities, D. J. Powers provides the ability for customers and potential customers to better compete in international markets.

D. J. Powers is the ideal recipient of the WTCSav International Business of Year Award due to their role in helping make the Savannah region an even larger participant in international commerce. With over 85 years of logistics and compliance expertise, D. J. Powers has been able to have a sustained local and global impact while continually remaining true to their core values. D. J. Powers’ philosophy is they are only successful if their customers are successful, so they constantly strive to ensure their customers continue to grow and expand their international trade.

The contending nominees for this award were all well deserving of recognition and included The Salt Table, Page International Inc., PortFresh Logistics and Golden Island International LLC. All companies promote international and economic prosperity for the Coastal Georgia region. However, D. J. Powers stood out in the process and took the award this year. Congratulations to our partner, the 2017 World Trade Center Savannah International Business of the Year, D. J. Powers.

For additional information, please contact LeAndrea Mikell, Programs and Marketing Coordinator at WTCSav,

Pictured above (from left to right):Allyson Harvin, Chair, Chamber Small Business Council, Rhett Willis, CEO, D.J. Powers Scott Center, WTCSav Chairman