11 Feb 2019

Indian River Transport to Build New Terminal in Cordele, GA

Indian River Transport Company announced today that it plans to build a new trucking terminal in Cordele, Crisp County, Georgia.  The new facility will have frontage along Interstate 75 at Exit 102.

The Cordele terminal will include offices, truck bays, washout facilities, and an asphalt pad of about eight acres for trailer storage.  Construction should begin in mid-2019.  Once completed, Indian River anticipates hiring approximately 125 people, with about 100 of those being commercial truck drivers.

Indian River is a privately-owned food grade tank carrier providing transportation services throughout the United States, while also offering import/export services between the US, Canada and Mexico.  The company is recognized nationwide as a leader in the trucking industry. Much of its liquid freight includes milk, various juices, and other beverages.

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04 Dec 2018

Check-Mate Industries to create 230 jobs in Thomasville, GA

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Check-Mate Industries, Inc., a family-owned manufacturer of metal stampings, assemblies, tools and dies, will create 230 jobs and invest more than $16 million in a new manufacturing location in Thomasville. New jobs will include positions throughout all levels of the organization including management teams and administrative personnel, as well as skilled positions such as computer numeric controlled machinists and tool and die makers.
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