Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)
Chief Executive Officer
Creating jobs and opportunity by offering the most competitive environment for the movement of cargo and people.
Optimize your supply chain through JAXPORT and reach 140 ports around the world.
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) offers ocean carrier services from all major regions of the world, including regular container service connecting Jacksonville, Florida with ports in Asia, South America, the Caribbean and Central America, as well as customized container freight shipments and transshipment options to/from Europe and Africa.
With JAXPORT’s prominence as a Roll-On/Roll-Off (RoRo) center, you have several services to manage your customers’ vehicle supply chains. Whether shipping automobiles, heavy equipment, yachts and boats, machinery or other rolling stock, you’ll have your choice of major RoRo carriers to link with all corners of the globe.
CLOSER TO MARKET
Jacksonville’s strategic location allows shippers to reach a market of more than 70 million U.S. consumers within a day’s drive. JAXPORT’s intermodal network helps you connect to the consumer base regionally as well as to markets throughout the Southeastern U.S., Mississippi and Ohio River Valleys, and Midwest.
JAXPORT terminals integrate seamlessly with three U.S. interstates, on-dock rail, 40 daily trains and more than 100 trucking and drayage firms. The port’s equal balance of imports and exports provides backhaul opportunities, maximizing transportation savings.
A recent survey of shippers ranked JAXPORT the No. 1 port in the U.S. for customer service and performance excellence, and the port was recognized in December 2019 as the second most improved container port in North America for overall productivity.
THE JACKSONVILLE ADVANTAGE
Northeast Florida features 138 million square feet of warehousing and distribution space, a labor force of 845,000+ workers, and streamlined clearances via Foreign Trade Zone No. 64. With your choice of intermodal services, dozens of ocean carriers, a growing consumer base and an outstanding highway and rail network — you’ll find Jacksonville offers a transportation combination simply unmatched in the Southeastern United States.
Contact our JAXPORT team at 800-874-8050 or JAXPORT.com/cargo to learn how you can seamlessly connect your cargo with your customers today.