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Supply Chain and Advanced Manufacturing

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Supply Chain and Advanced Manufacturing

Metro Atlanta is one of the most important global logistics centers in the U.S.

Atlanta was born as transportation hub and thrives as a center for logistics and supply chain. Combined with our unmatched talent pool and digital ecosystem we’re the #SupplyChainCity. Built for what’s now and what’s next.

Atlanta has been one of the most important transportation hubs in the U.S. since its founding as a railroad hub terminus in 1837. The region has grown into a leading global logistics center for supply chain management due to its strong cluster of corporate headquarters that demand efficient supply chain services, vital southeast geographic location and robust infrastructure. From highways to rails to the frequency of flights, combined with an outstanding capital ecosystem, Atlanta is uniquely positioned for supply chain technology innovation and talent acquisition.

Supply Chain City

Logistics Hub

Logistics Hub

Whether you need to move people, goods, data or ideas, the region knows how.



From top to bottom, no region can match Atlanta’s thriving and engaged supply chain ecosystem.



The region grows and attracts the best talent. They want to live and work here because Atlanta can fuel their careers and their quality of life.

By The Numbers

Digital Supply Chain



Deloitte ranked Atlanta as the #2 metro area for digital supply chain in the U.S. 

Gartner's Supply Chain



Four of Gartner’s top 25 supply chains are run out of Atlanta.

Busiest Airport in the World


Bringing the World to Atlanta

Since 1998, Hartsfield-Jackson Altanta International Airport has been the busiest airport in the world and functions as headquarters for Delta Air Lines. Hartsfield-Jackson currently serves 150 U.S. destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries.

Key Industry Factors

Supply Chain Management Software

With companies like Manhattan Associates Inc. and CHAINalytics headquartered here, metro Atlanta has a position as a global leader in supply chain management software.

Innovative Companies

Our thriving startup culture has birthed innovative companies like Roadie, Cognira and STORD, who are disrupting the supply chain landscape.

Distribution Warehousing

With various means of distribution, metro Atlanta is home to a variety of business, government, and school supply chain facilities and networks.

Food Processing

The food processing industry is thriving, bolstered by the presence of 780 food processing companies in Georgia.

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