Our Mission at CGWA
The powers and purposes of the Association are those set forth in the Articles Of Association and those authorized by law. The objectives are as follows:
The purpose of the CGWA shall be to serve its members as a trade association, which includes active participation in the National Cotton Council's programs, policy development and government affairs affecting the Association's membership.
To develop and maintain a high standard of efficiency in storing, handling and distribution of cotton resulting in the highest level of service to the cotton industry.
To foster development of methods, equipment, machinery, attachments, and operational expertise to attain the highest efficiency in use of worker and equipment resources.
To promote, develop and maintain a high standard of for services rendered by the member-handlers to transportation providers and to reduce to the minimum the transportation costs of handling cotton.
To lend influence toward the promotion and development of high standards in ginning, baling, covering, fiber quality preservation and overall preparation of cotton for market.
To promote and to protect the commercial and industrial interests of the membership.